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FXF4001 GEORGE ROY HILL: Steve Rotter, Craig McKay, Lee Dichter, Tom Fleischman, Bruce Winant, Michael Jacobi

Posted By Isabel Sadurni, Thursday, March 29, 2018

FXF: GEORGE ROY HILL: Craig McKay, Steve Rotter, Tom Fleischman, Lee Dichter, Bruce Winant, Michael Jacobi

Best known for the films Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,  The Sting and Slaughterhouse Five, theater, television and film director, George Roy Hill was one of the most successful filmmakers of his generation.  The collaborators of George Roy Hill including picture editors Craig McKay and Steve Rotter, ADR Supervisor Mel Zelnicker and Michael Jacobi, re-recording mixers Tom Fleishman and, Lee Dichter and ADR Voice Casting Director and actor, Bruce Winant came together to talk about their work together on The Sting, Slaughterhouse Five, The World According to Garp and Funny Farm.

Hill came to filmmaking at age 40 having enjoyed an early life studying theater and music at Yale and Trinity college, flying as a wartime pilot in WWII and Korea and working an actor then director in theater and television.

In the theater, Hill, worked mainly as director for Broadway dramas. It was his exceptional talent there that got him invited to join a handful of director working on the hugely popular television show, Playhouse 90.

In 1969 Hill’s film Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid was to become one of the five biggest money-earners of its decade. Slaughterhouse Five in 1972 taken from Kurt Vonnegut's won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival  and The Sting in 1973 won the best director and best picture Oscars.

Today’s podcast recording was engineered at Soundtrack - New York by Tyler Newhouse.

Frame By Frame is produced by Isabel Sadurni. The music credits for this episode include selections from Glenn Goulds performance of Bach’s The Goldberg Variations from the soundtrack to Slaughterhouse Five and Burt Bacharach’s Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head from the Soundtrack to Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

Stay tuned for upcoming episodes of Frame By Frame with the collaborators of Mira Nair and Spike Lee.

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This session was recorded at Soundtrack in New York City. 

Today’s podcast recording was engineered  by Tyler Newhouse.

Frame By Frame is expanding to include short interviews spotlighting up and coming new york post professionals talking about their collaborations with bold new filmmakers in snapshot conversations called Generation Next. Listen for upcoming mini-episodes inserted within the larger podcasts soon. We welcome your suggestions - write to us at

Frame By Frame is a podcast series hosted by editor Isabel Sadurni, that introduces you to the most influential, respected and accomplished cinema post-production professionals working in New York today. Through intimate, informal discussions between collaborators about post-production craft, aesthetics, process and technique, we’ll recognize and celebrate the iconic films and people that have made New York film history as well as those contemporaries who continue to make important contributions to the art of filmmaking. In conversations anchored by the film editor, we’ll share the stories that define New York as an essential ongoing capital of the global film industry.

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