Marc Vives is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has been editing feature films since 2006. He began his career in documentary, editing the artist portrait The Painter Sam Francis (directed by Jeffrey Perkins), which remains his only work to have screened at the Louvre. He transitioned into fiction by way of the hybrid film Putty Hill (directed by Matt Porterfield), which won numerous international film festival prizes and was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial. In 2013 he was co-nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Editing for Museum Hours (directed by Jem Cohen). Most recently, The Kindergarten Teacher premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition section at Sundance and won the Directing Award for director Sara Colangelo.
He has mentored over a dozen projects through IFP's Feature Film Lab, taught editing at The Edit Center, and is currently an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College's Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. He lives with his wife and daughter in Brooklyn.
Marc is represented by Julian Savodivker at APA