MELISSA KENT (Editor) was nominated for an American Cinema Editors Award for her work on the 2003 Showtime movie "The Reagans."
Most recently, she served as editor on the television drama "A Raisin in the Sun," the Showtime original drama "An American Crime" and the independent feature "Something New," for director Sanaa Hamri.
Among her film editing credits are "Crazy/Beautiful," for director John Stockwell, "The Virgin Suicides," for director Sofia Coppola, "Supernova," for director Walter Hill and "Reaching Normal," for director Anne Heche, a short film that screened at the Sundance Film Festival. She provided additional editing for "The Outsiders: The Complete Novel," the 2005 re-release and director's cut of Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 classic, and was a co-editor on Coppola's "The Rainmaker." She also served as additional editor on the features "The Fantasticks" and "My Family, Mi Familia."
Kent's work on network and cable television includes Showtime's "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone," the TNT drama "Baby," "HBO's First Look: The Rainmaker" and various episodes of the hit series "Medium," as well as the pilot for "October Road."