Michael Blackburn is a film and TV editor based in California. Throughout twenty-year career he has worked on a range of blockbuster films and independent documentaries including ‘The Grudge’, ‘Sexy Beast’, ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’, ‘Corpse Bride’, ‘Secret Window’, ‘Aviator’, Kill Bill Vol.1’ and ‘Madagascar’. In 2002, Blackburn's work was nominated for both the Key Art and Golden Trailer Awards, whilst his favourite works continue to be the trailer he cut for the award-winning skateboarding documentary ‘Dogtown and Z-Boys’ in which he collaborated with writer and director Stacy Peralta. Commenting on his work, Blackburn notes ‘At its worst, editing is creative problem solving. At its best, it's just creative, and that's a pretty good job to have’. He currently works at Ignition Creative in Santa Monica.


  1. 4 Aug 2011
    Michael Blackburn creates a fashion film.

    Michael Blackburn

  2. 19 Dec 2005
    Michael Blackburn creates a fashion film.

    Editor's Cut: Michael Blackburn

  3. 19 Dec 2005
    Michael Blackburn features in a project.

    Editing Fashion