Tonight’s Salon: Director/Editor Tom Elkins

Monday, September 12th, 2011
Hollywood Salon
Special Guest:  Director/Editor Tom Elkins“What I really want to do is direct.” But how do you get there? One route is through editing…just like our September Salon guest…

Tonight, come meet the Omaha director and editor Tom Elkins. He directed The Haunting in Georgia, the upcoming feature from Lionsgate.

Tom began his career making comedic training videos and TV ads for Godfather’s Pizza. He broke into feature films first as a production assistant on Gattaca, then as a production coordinator with credits that include Mel Gibson’s Payback, and the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski.

Tom moved into feature editing as an assistant for Oscar- winning editors such as Mike Hill and Dan Hanley on The Da Vinci Code and The Missing, and for David Brenner on Wanted. He joined Wes Craven’s team on Cursed and Red Eye White Noise II for Gold Circle Films, giving him his first opportunity as feature film editor. Among other credits, he edited 2009’s hit thriller The Haunting in Connecticut, as well asThe Apparition coming soon from Warner Brothers.

Wouldn’t you love to learn the secrets of one budding director’s climb up the Hollywood ladder? See you at the Salon TONIGHT:  Monday, September 12th.

Salons are a great way to network, catch up with old friends and new ones, and have a taste of home in Hollywood.

Nebraska Coast Connection presents The Hollywood Salon at The Culver Hotel in Culver City… …Where Glamorous Nebraska Meets Down-Home Hollywood.

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