Debbie Berman is the editor who cut together “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Black Panther“, and is currently piercing together “Captain Marvel”. She talked to me about the creative process behind the superhero smash hit, the value of a filmmaking team that fully trusts one another, and the power of perseverance.
How did you get your start in Marvel?
Single-minded perseverance. I knew I wanted to work at Marvel, I spent years getting to know a bunch of editors there, and they started mentoring me. When “Spider-Man: Homecoming” came along, I just felt in my gut, that was supposed to be my movie. Both Sony and Marvel would say “no” to me, but I didn’t hear that, I just felt excited that we were having a conversation about me working on “Spider-Man“. The “no” was just an annoying part of that conversation.
But I kept selling myself to them, with passion and excitement. And at some point, I think they realized that it was easier to put me on the movie than to keep talking to me Click here to read entire article