Sarah Pyne is freelance film editor and colorist with a passion for documentary filmmaking. Pyne has previously worked on several Practicum films, serving as the editor on “White Lilies” and as the colorist on “Fear Frenzy!” Pyne is one of two current students at Columbia within the entire film program that is authorized to color Practicum films. In addition to a full load of classes, she has collaborated on more than 30 short films outside of class projects.
While studying abroad in Germany, Pyne found her passion in documentary filmmaking when working on a project about sexuality and personal identity. As an employee of the campus’ Post Production Center, Pyne has learned much about troubleshooting programs like Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, and DaVinci Resolve. Pyne has also been an active member of the Editor’s Guild of Columbia, serving as president for two full school years. She is passionate about culture and travel, and loves finding unique ways to tell the moving and inspirational stories of ordinary people. She is especially drawn to telling stories on the topics of inclusivity and acceptance of underrepresented groups of people.