Zach Staenberg - Details


ZACH STAENBERG recently won an Academy Award® and an American Cinema Editors' Eddie Award for the Wachowski brothers' The Matrix. He also edited the Wachowskis' Bound.

His other credits include Phoenix starring Ray Liotta and Angelica Huston for director Danny Cannon, the first Police Academy, The Tender, starring John Travolta and Nowhere To Run, starring Jean Claude Van Damme and Rosanna Arquette.

Staenberg also received an ACE Award and an Emmy nomination for editing Robert Harmon's Gotti for HBO. His television work includes Harmon's telefeature The Crossing, starring Jeff Daniels for A & E and Weapons of Mass Distraction, written and produced by Larry Gelbart and starring Gabriel Byrne and Ben Kingsley for HBO.

Staenberg graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in communications and began his career as a production assistant on Brian DePalma's The Fury. He became committed to editing as a result of his next experience, as an apprentice editor on The Omen II.