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Former Oneonta mayor, David Brenner, dies at 90

Former Oneonta Mayor David Brenner passed away Friday, March 4, at the age of 90. Brenner became Oneonta mayor in 1986 and was re-elected twice before retiring in 1998. Prior to his mayoral term, Brenner spent 12 years on the Otsego County Board of Representatives. Following his graduation from SUNY...

Meet David Brenner's wife as Oscar-winning film editor dies at 59

Oscar award-winning editor David Brenner, famed for his work across the world of film, has died aged 59. Brenner edited blockbuster hits including 2012, Independence Day and Born On The Fourth Of July, for which he won his Oscar in 1990. David Brenner’s wife Amber confirmed her husband’s passing on...
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Zack Snyder, Roland Emmerich Pay Respects to Oscar-Winning Editor David Brenner Following Unexpected Death

Film editor David Brenner passed away this week at the age of 59. Heavyweights of the industry like Zack Snyder and Roland Emmerich shared their memories of working with the talented technician. Others joined in too. Just this year, Brenner was hard at work on Avatar's long awaited sequel with James Cameron. In the past, the editor had won Oscars for his work with Oliver Stone in 1990, specifically Born on the Fourth of July. From there he teamed with co-editor Joe Hutshing on a number of projects with the acclaimed filmmaker. But, he also left his mark on the modern blockbuster as well. Brenner worked on both versions of Justice League and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He had his hand in massive culture-shifting tentpole films like Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow as well. Check out what all these creatives had to say about their friend down below.

David Brenner Dies: Oscar-Winning Film Editor Of ‘Born on the Fourth of July,’ ‘Avatar’ Sequels Was 59

Click here to read the full article. David Brenner, the Oscar-winning film editor who worked on a string of blockbusters as well as nine films for director Oliver Stone, died on Thursday. He was 59. The news was confirmed by Avatar producer Jon Landau, with whom Brenner had been working on the sequels. Landau called Brenner’s editing skills “extraordinary,” but said what was most impressive about him was “his remarkable compassion for others and the love and commitment he had for his family.” Avatar director James Cameron called Brenner an “editor extraordinaire” and “a very dear member of the #AvatarFamily” whose “talent,...
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‘Avatar’ Editor David Brenner Passes Away at 59

Academy Award-winning film editor, David Brenner, passed away at age 59 on Thursday morning. Producer of “Avatar,” Jon Landau, tweeted about Brenner’s passing. James Cameron also shared his condolences on Twitter. Brenner had been working on the sequels to James Cameron’s “Avatar” films for about a year...

David Brenner death: James Cameron and Zack Snyder lead tributes to Oscar-winning editor after death aged 59

Oscar-winning film editor David Brenner has died at the age of 59.Brenner was known for his work on projects including Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, and Justice League, as well as his multiple collaborations with Oliver Stone.It was his work on Oliver Stone’s Born On the Fourth of July that won him an Oscar for Best Editing in 1990.Brenner’s wife Amber confirmed to The Hollywood reporter that he had died suddenly on Thursday morning (17 February).Tributes to Brenner have poured in on social media, with fans and contemporaries expressing their admiration for the late editor.One of those to...

David Brenner, Oscar-Winning Film Editor for Oliver Stone, Dies at 59

David Brenner, the film editor who won an Oscar for Oliver Stone’s Born on the Fourth of July, one of nine movies he cut for the director, has died. He was 59. Brenner died suddenly Thursday morning at his home in West Hollywood, his wife, Amber, told The Hollywood Reporter. He had been working at home on James Cameron’s Avatar sequels for about a year, editing footage shot in New Zealand. “We were spending a lot of time together,” she said.More from The Hollywood ReporterAlfred Sole, Writer and Director of Cult Horror Classic 'Alice, Sweet Alice', Dies at 78Luster Bayless, Legendary...

Zack Snyder Honors ‘Justice League’ Editor David Brenner After Tragic Passing

Zack Snyder honored Justice League editor David Brenner following his tragic passing. The filmmaking industry lost a titan of an editor on Thursday February 17, 2022 when David Brenner passed away at the age of 59. Notable for his frequent collaborations with director Oliver Stone, including Born on the Fourth of July, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing alongside Joe Hutshing, David Brenner also worked with numerous blockbuster filmmakers including Roland Emmerich, Zack Snyder and James Cameron on films such as Independence Day, Justice League and the upcoming Avatar sequels.

David Brenner, Oscar-Winning Editor Of Independence Day And Avatar 2, Is Dead At 59

Oscar-winning film editor David Brenner has passed away at the age of 59, according to Variety. Brenner is known for his work on films like "Independence Day," "Justice League," "Born on the Fourth of July," and "Man of Steel." He was currently working on "Avatar 2" for director James Cameron. Producer Jon Landau tweeted a message of support for Brenner's family, saying, "We have lost a very dear member of the #AvatarFamily, David Brenner, an editor extraordinaire on the Avatar sequels. Our hearts go out to his wife Amber and their children Annie, Haider and Sasha. His talent, compassion and friendship will be truly missed."