Craig McKay, born in New York State's Hudson Valley, has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for editing Oscar-winning directors Warren Beatty's REDS and Jonathan Demme's THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS.
He has collaborated with the latter director on several other features, including the Academy Award-winning MELVIN AND HOWARD and PHILADELPHIA. Mr. McKay's many feature credits as film editor also include Terry George's SOME MOTHER'S SON; Liev Schreiber's EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED; James Mangold's COP LAND; and Andrew Jarecki's upcoming ALL GOOD THINGS.
Mr. McKay won an Emmy Award for editing Marvin J. Chomsky's miniseries "Holocaust." Also for television, he has directed the Emmy Award-winning musical special "Bubbe Meises: Bubbe Stories" and the "The Red Shoes" short film segment of "Subway Stories."
He was story consultant on, among other projects, Angus Gibson and Jo Menell's Oscar-nominated MANDELA and Joshua M. Greene's WITNESS: VOICES FROM THE HOLOCAUST. Another documentary he worked on was Hugo Berkeley and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's A NORMAL LIFE, as executive producer.
Mr. McKay has served as a creative advisor at the Sundance Institute's Filmmakers Lab.