Craig Wood (film editor)

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Craig Wood is an Australian film editor working in America.

Born in Sydney, Wood began his career at the age of 19 as an assistant editor in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's documentary department before moving into music video and advertising work.

He has worked as an editor on almost all of director Gore Verbinski’s films, including the 1996 short film The Ritual, as well as on over a dozen Verbinski-directed commercials, including the Clio Awards and Silver Lion-winning Budweiser "Frogs" (1995).

Selected filmography

Music videos

Feature films

Year Title Director Notes
1989 Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds Alex Proyas
1994 The Crow Additional editor
1997 Mouse Hunt Gore Verbinski
1999 Forces of Nature Bronwen Hughes
2001 The Mexican Gore Verbinski
2002 We Were Soldiers Randall Wallace Additional film editor
Highway James Cox
The Ring Gore Verbinski
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Co-edited with Arthur Schmidt and Stephen Rivkin
ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
2005 The Weather Man
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Co-edited with Stephen Rivkin
Nominated — Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Nominated — ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
2008 Never Back Down Jeff Wadlow Additional editor
The Burning Plain Guillermo Arriaga
2009 The Road John Hillcoat Additional editor
2011 Rango Gore Verbinski ACE Eddie for Best Edited Animated Feature Film
Annie Award for Best Editing in a Feature Production
2013 The Lone Ranger Co-edited with James Haygood
2014 Cut Bank Matt Shakman Co-edited with Carol Littleton (uncredited)
Guardians of the Galaxy James Gunn Co-edited with Fred Raskin and Hughes Winborne
Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Editing
Nominated — ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
Nominated — HPA Awards for Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
2015 Tomorrowland Brad Bird Co-edited with Walter Murch
2016 The Great Wall Zhang Yimou Co-edited with Mary Jo Markey
A Cure for Wellness Gore Verbinski Additional editor
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 James Gunn Co-edited with Fred Raskin
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp Peyton Reed Co-edited with Dan Lebental
2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Joachim Rønning Co-edited with Laura Jennings
2021 Eternals Chloé Zhao Co-edited with Dylan Tichenor
2023 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 James Gunn Co-edited with Fred Raskin; Filming

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