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 â€˜The Grudgeâ€™, â€˜Sexy Beastâ€™, â€˜The League of Extraordinary Gentlemenâ€™, â€˜Corpse Brideâ€™, â€˜Secret Windowâ€™, â€˜Aviatorâ€™, Kill Bill Vol.1â€™ and â€˜Madagascarâ€™. 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 â€˜Dogtown and Z-Boysâ€™ in which he collaborated with writer and director Stacy Peralta. Commenting on his work, Blackburn notes â€˜At its worst, editing is creative problem solving. At its best, it's just creative, and that's a pretty good job to haveâ€™. He currently works at Ignition Creative in Santa Monica.