Biography

Pietro Scalia is an Italian-American film editor. Scalia graduated from UCLA in 1985 with a Master of Fine Arts from the UCLA Film School. 

 He began as an editor on Andrei Konchalovski's Shy People. Later, he worked as an assistant editor for Oliver Stone for 5 years. Scalia worked on such films as Wall Street (1987) and Talk Radio (1988). He later continued as an associate editor on Born on the Fourth of July and as an additional editor on The Doors.

 

JFK was the first feature film that Scalia completely edited with his co-editor, Joe Hutshing. The  duo was honored with an Academy Award for Film Editing. Scalia also received a BAFTA Award and A.C.E. Award for his work Hannibal ten years later.

 

He earned two more Academy Award nominations: first in 1997 for Good Will Hunting and second in 2000 for Gladiator, and a second Academy Award for director Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down. He also edited G.I. Jane.

 

He recently finished Hannibal Rising, a movie that tells a story of teenagers Hannibal and Mischa Lecter after their parents are killed in World War II. It was directed by Peter Webber and released in 2006. Most recently, he worked with director Ridley Scott on American Gangster, which was released in late 2007.

Pietro Scalia is an Italian-American film editor. Scalia graduated from UCLA in 1985 with a Master of Fine Arts from the UCLA Film School. 

 He began as an editor on Andrei Konchalovski's Shy People. Later, he worked as an assistant editor for Oliver Stone for 5 years. Scalia worked on such films as Wall Street (1987) and Talk Radio (1988). He later continued as an associate editor on Born on the Fourth of July and as an additional editor on The Doors.

 

JFK was the first feature film that Scalia completely edited with his co-editor, Joe Hutshing. The  duo was honored with an Academy Award for Film Editing. Scalia also received a BAFTA Award and A.C.E. Award for his work Hannibal ten years later.

 

He earned two more Academy Award nominations: first in 1997 for Good Will Hunting and second in 2000 for Gladiator, and a second Academy Award for director Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down. He also edited G.I. Jane.

 

He recently finished Hannibal Rising, a movie that tells a story of teenagers Hannibal and Mischa Lecter after their parents are killed in World War II. It was directed by Peter Webber and released in 2006. Most recently, he worked with director Ridley Scott on American Gangster, which was released in late 2007.

Personal Info

Known For Editing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1960-03-17

Place of Birth Catania, Sicily, Italy

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Editing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Editor
2017 Alien: Covenant Editor
2016 The Sea of Trees Editor
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Editor
2015 The Martian Editor
2015 Child 44 Editor
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Editor
2013 The Counselor Editor
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Editor
2012 Prometheus Editor
2012 Ghost Recon: Alpha Editor
2010 Robin Hood Editor
2010 Kick-Ass Editor
2008 Body of Lies Editor
2007 American Gangster Editor
2007 The 11th Hour Editor
2007 Hannibal Rising Editor
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Editor
2005 The Great Raid Editor
2003 Masked and Anonymous Editor
2003 Levity Editor
2001 Black Hawk Down Editor
2001 Hannibal Editor
2000 Gladiator Editor
1998 Playing by Heart Editor
1998 The Big Hit Editor
1997 Good Will Hunting Editor
1997 G.I. Jane Editor
1996 Stealing Beauty Editor
1995 The Quick and the Dead Editor
1993 Little Buddha Editor
1991 JFK Editor

Acting

2014 Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' as Himself
2012 The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus as Himself

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