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Meet the Artist: Adam Epstein

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Independent artist Adam Epstein (http://adam-epstein.com, @eppyad) spends his time editing the short films that appear on Saturday Night Live, cutting commercials and writing.

WHAT JOB TITLES DO YOU HAVE?
A film editor at Saturday Night Live, repped by Hybrid Edit for commercials, and a writer for Tribeca Film.

WHAT DOES THAT ENTAIL?
For SNL, I edit the weekly film pieces produced by the SNL Film Unit. For Hybrid Edit, I cut traditional ad agency spots.

WHAT WOULD SURPRISE PEOPLE THE MOST ABOUT WHAT YOUR WORK ON SNL?
All are pieces are shot on Friday before airing the next night.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB?
Working with talented, funny, like-minded, driven people.

WHAT’S YOUR LEAST FAVORITE?
Lack of sleep.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE TIME OF THE DAY?
Being on the floor at SNL show while our pieces play.

IF YOU DIDN’T HAVE THIS JOB, WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING INSTEAD?
Focusing more on writing. Or I would have played it safe and boring and gone to law school. It’s a very good thing this did not happen.

Adam Epstein

CAN YOU NAME SOME RECENT PROJECTS YOU HAVE WORKED ON?
The We Did Stop Miley Cyrus music video for SNL.
http://www.hulu.com/watch/542149

The Girls Tina Fey” parody for SNL.
http://www.hulu.com/watch/539038

Currently editing the Lorne Michaels produced Staten Island Summer
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3137764/?ref_=nv_sr_1

NAME THREE PIECES OF TECHNOLOGY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT.
15-inch Macbook Pro Retina.
iPhone
Foam Roller

 


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