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Eric Marin

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Eric Marin is a film editor with extensive experience in feature and documentary picture editing, sound editing and mixing. He has edited the films Wedding Dress (2006), based on the play by the renowned Brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues; The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter (1996), based on a story by Ambrose Bierce; and the documentaries Breaking the Maya Code (2008); Mysterious California; Women of Mystery (1996) and Looking Like the Enemy (1996). Most recently, Marin served as the picture and sound editor and re-recording mixer on the documentary Something Like a Sabbatical (2015), and was the sound editor on the feature documentary Occupy the Farm (2014). He was also the re-recording sound mixer on the feature documentary The Art of Observing Life (2013), about the founders of the direct cinema movement.

Additionally, Marin has produced, directed, shot and edited several contemporary music and performance documentaries including Baschet: The Transfiguration of Daily Life (2003), which was awarded Best Art Documentary at the 2004 Parnu International Documentary Festival and the Grand Prix de la Recherche at the 2003 Festival International du Film d’Art in Paris.

His works have been seen on PBS and The Learning Channel, and have been screened at festivals and various venues worldwide. He is also the recipient of the Nissan FOCUS documentary award, the National Education Festival’s Bronze Apple, the CINE Eagle award, and the Western States Regional Media Fellowship.

Marin has been teaching various courses in picture editing, sound editing and sound recording at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television since 1997. He is also a 2007 recipient of UCLA’s prestigious Distinguished Teaching Award.