EDITING CINEMA VERITE FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM

Hello, my name is Stephen Strout, and I am a documentary editor and director based in Los Angeles.  My most recent editing collaboration was for director Rory Kennedy on her newest documentary, Above And BeyondFor the past several years before, I have been editing and co-producing exclusively for Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey on the critically acclaimed HBO series On Freddie Roach, the sports documentary series State Of Play and the feature documentaries Billions In Change and Will Of The Warrior.

AWARD WINNING STORY TELLING

I edited Black Sky: The Race For Space which won a Peabody Award for Best Documentary.  I have been a lead editor on several docu-dramas in reality television including Guiliana and Bill, Paradise City for E! Entertainment, History Channel’s Heli-Loggers, Discovery Channel’s Ghost Lab, NatGeo’s Delta Divers and A&E’s American Haunting.

 

2018

I am a co-director on my second feature documentary, April Ashley Transcendent.  I made my directorial debut with the award winning feature documentary Revolution Green.

IN THE BEGINNING

I began my career editing television commercials, theatrical trailers, feature DVD content and HBO First Looks for Gramercy, USA Films, Sony, Focus Features, Castlerock, IMAX, Polygram, DreamWorks, Disney and Universal.  In 2013, I won a Telly Award with Herzog & Co. for the Lone Survivor theatrical trailer, Real Heroes.