about

East Coast based editor Shawn Beckwith is a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre Editors lab. With more than 15 years of experience, Shawn still enjoys spending his days collaborating with fun creative people on as many styles of films that he can edit. Some of these collaboration include Caley MacLennan’s First Feature Film “Noon Gun” and Kevin Fraser’s Documentaries “Twenty Eight Feet: life on a little wooden boat” and “Invading Giants”.

Shawn recently had the pleasure of working on Taylor Olson’s Telefilm – Talent to Watch Feature Film “Bone Cage” which won four FIN Stream Audience Choice Awards (Gordon Parsons Award for Best Atlantic Feature, best Atlantic director and the Michael Weir Award for Best Atlantic Screenwriting, and best Atlantic cinematographer for Kevin A. Fraser). “Bone Cage” will be making its European premiere at the EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival in Poland.

Education

2010Editors LabCanadian Film CentreTorontoCFC Film Program
2003Film5 – ProducerAtlantic filmmakers CO-OPHalifaxFilm5 Program
1999 – 2001Screen ArtsNSCCHalifaxScreen Arts Program