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Who We Are

The Canadian Cinema Editors is a professional, educational and cultural association dedicated to the following:

    • Support the pursuit of excellence in the profession, and the enhancement of motion picture values through the pursuit of artistic and technological pre-eminence


    • Promote the education of peers, producers and students in the art and science of editing


    • Bring together editors who share a common desire to advance the dignity and prestige of the profession


  • Achieve recognition for, and elevation of, editors as authoritative storytellers after Principal Photography

Mission Statement

The C.C.E. is a non-profit organization with the goal of bettering the art and science of picture editing in all media. Through a better understanding of each other, and teaching others in our industry we hope to advance the profile of professional film editors. Our aim is to spark passion in us all and bring recognition to those who create the last draft of the script by weaving a mosaic of picture and sound in the cutting rooms across Canada.

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Board of Directors

Nina Hirten (Vancouver)

Web/Marketing Advisor

Nina was born in NY and grew up in San Francisco with an opera singer, a pipe organist, and 5 pianos. She moved to Toronto in 2005, got her BFA in Film Production (Hons) at Ryerson University. She currently lives in Vancouver where she edits, directs, and produces music and film through her company Oh Just Peachy Studios Productions. Email: nhirten@cceditors.ca Website: http://ojpstudios.com

Kelly Morris (Vancouver)


Kelly Morris is best known for his work as a Documentary Editor.  His credits include CBC's the fifth estate and The Nature of Things, NatGeo's Wild and Crisis Zone,  BBC's the Natural World, tenure with the CBC Documentary Unit, and lead series editor for Discovery's Jetstream and Saw Dogs. Email: kmorris@cceditors.ca Website: www.waterfrontfilms.ca

Jason Hujber (Vancouver)

National Membership Liaison

Jason Hujber is an award-winning editor with over 17 years professional experience. Specializing in documentary television editing, his work has been showcased across major broadcasters such as ABCCBC, Comedy Network, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Global, History Television, MTV Asia, Investigation Discovery, Vision TV and more. Email: jhujber@cceditors.ca Website: www.canadianeditor.com

Gordon Burkell (Toronto)

Educational Advisor

Gordon Burkell is an editor with 15 years of experience in Documentaries and television commercials. He is the founder of the internationally recognized Aotg.com, a site with the goal of sharing and organizing information for film editors.

The site includes Aotg.tv, The Cutting Room Podcast and mobile apps for film editors. Gordon currently hosts panels, events and lectures at Ryerson University.

Email: gburkell@cceditors.ca

Website: www.aotg.com