Academy Award®-nominated editor Christopher Tellefsen, A.C.E., has a diverse body of work that includes hits like “A Quiet Place”, “Moneyball”, “Assassin’s Creed”, “Capote”, “M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village”, “Analyze This”, “Man on the Moon”, and “The People vs. Larry Flynt.”  He has also edited legendary independent films like “Kids”, “Gummo”, and “Metropolitan.” Tellefsen has worked with directors David O. Russell, Bennett Miller, M. Night Shyamalan, Casey Affleck, John Krasinski, Whit Stillman, Harmony Korine, Miloš Forman, Larry Clark, Wayne Wang, Andrea Berloff, Doug Liman, Bart Freundlich, Robert Benton, Harold Ramis, and many others.

He began his career in New York’s late 1980s independent film scene, gaining recognition with Whit Stillman’s Oscar®-nominated “Metropolitan.” He also edited Stillman’s ”Barcelona,” Wayne Wang’s “Blue in the Face,” Larry Clark’s controversial first film “Kids,” and the David O. Russell comedy “Flirting with Disaster.” 

Tellefsen crossed over to his first studio picture with Milos Forman’s “The People vs. Larry Flynt.” Thriving on a balance between independent and studio films, he next edited Harmony Korine’s cult classic ”Gummo” and Wayne Wang’s “Chinese Box” before editing Harold Ramis’ “Analyze This,” for which he received an Eddie nomination from the American Cinema Editors. In London in the late nineties, he edited “Birthday Girl” and “Changing Lanes.”  Tellefsen’s work on Forman’s “Man on the Moon” resulted in another A.C.E. Eddie nomination. 

Additional credits include Robert Benton’s “The Human Stain,” M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village,” the Oscar®-winning, “Capote,” “Fair Game,” “True Story,” and “The Drop.”  In 2012, Tellefsen was nominated for an Academy Award® and an Eddie for his work on “Moneyball,” he received his fourth Eddie nomination for his collaborative work on “Joy” and won an HPA award for “A Quiet Place.”  

Tellefsen has just finished working with Alan Taylor and David Chase on “The Sopranos” feature film prequel, “The Many Saints of Newark”.