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Kanbar Institute of Film & Television

John Tintori*

John Tintori*
Associate Arts Professor

Phone: 212 998 1568

Office: 721 Broadway, 10th Floor
Office Hours: by appointment


2nd yr Editing
Thesis Advisement


University of Michigan, BGS (Bachelor of General Studies),


John Tintori has edited over a dozen feature length films, including EIGHT MEN OUT directed by John Sayles’ TRUE LOVE’ and DOGFIGHT, directed by Nancy Savoca, and MISTER WONDERFUL, directed by Anthony Minghella. In addition to his feature credits, John has edited numerous TV commercials, music videos, and short films, including TREVOR, which won the Oscar for Best Dramatic Short Film in 1995. Some of his other  credits include: Associate Editor on THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET, Script Supervisor on MATEWAN, Key Grip on LIQUID SKY, and Editor on DAVID BLAINE: FROZEN IN TIME for ABC. John has written several screenplays, including WISE CHILD and MURDER MOST FOUL for Columbia Pictures, and INTERSTATE for HBO, which was based on the novel by Stephen Dixon. He co-directed, with Mary Cybulski, HELLCAB, an ! independent feature film starring John Cusack, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, and Gillian Anderson. John is a member of the Director's Guild of America, the Writer's Guild of America, and the IATSE. He has been a member of the Tisch/Kanbar faculty since 1997. John has served as Chair of the Graduate Film Program at NYU since 2005, and was Chair of the Graduate Film Program at TischAsia in Singapore during its inaugural year of 2007/8. Joining forces with his colleagues in the Stern School of Business, John and Professor Sam Craig created the Dual MBA/MFA Degree in Producing, which accepted its first class in September 2008.