November 23, 2020 –
Topic: Emmy-Nominated editor Tom Favilla (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah) will recount his journey from apprentice to AE, to Junior Editor, to Editor, finally landing a full-time position in late-night television.
Guest speaker: Tom Favilla
Thomas Favilla has been a professional film and video editor for over 10 years. A graduate of Hunter College, Thomas began working in film and television as an assistant editor on various documentary productions for the History Channel and Discovery channel before moving into documentary film. Alongside director Morgan Spurlock, Thomas edited multiple projects including the documentary feature Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fans Hope. For the past two and a half years, Thomas has been editing for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah where he was recently nominated for an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming." Born and raised in Brooklyn, Thomas continues residing in the borough he loves with his wife Nicole, dog Lupe and 2 year old daughter Lilo.