‘Avengers’ Editors Cut ‘Infinity War’ and ‘Endgame’ From 900 Hours of Footage: ‘Absolutely Hellish’

Indiewire - 05-13

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[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers for “Avengers: Endgame.”]. Making “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame” was a mammoth task for directors Anthony and Joe Russo, but it was even more of a massive undertaking for editors Jeffrey Ford and Matthew Schmidt. The two editors spent two years editing the Marvel Cinematic Universe tentpoles back to back, and they recently revealed to Business Insider that in order to pull off both films they had to figure out what to do with 900 hours of shot footage.