Velvet Citizen


     Craig Mellish is a member of the American Cinema Editors (ACE), an honorary society for film editors. He is a Keene State College success story. Mellish joined Ken Burns’s team at Florentine Films in 1996 where he began as an intern on the film Thomas Jefferson. Since then he has worked on several other pieces under Ken Burns. In 2009, He was a Co-producer and Editor on the Award-Winning Series The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. His dialogue editing for four of the six episodes was nominated for a Primetime Emmy nomination for Best Sound Editing – Nonfiction Programing. He also earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for BestSound Editing – Nonfiction Programing and an Eddie Award nomination for Best Edited Documentary12– Television from the American Cinema Editors for his work on The Dust Bowl. Mellish was the Editor for The Address, a documentary on a small Vermont boarding school for boys with complex learning difficulties who annually learn and publicly recite the Gettysburg Address. He is currently finishing a ten-part series on the Vietnam War and working on an eight-part series on the history of Country Music.       


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