Craig Alpert

Craig Alpert is an American film editor. Alpert has been in the industry for 21 years and has edited over 20 feature films. Alpert began his career as an assistant editor at Pixar, where he worked on films such as Toy Story 2. He then worked as an assistant editor on The Matrix Reloaded, Hulk, Meet the Fockers, and as an additional editor on The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Alpert has since gone on to edit several high-profile films. Alpert was nominated for an ACE Award in 2021 for his work on Borat Subsequent Moviefilm as well in 2018 for his work on Deadpool 2. In 2007 Alpert was selected by the Hollywood Reporter as one of three film editors spotlighted in their “Crafts, the Next Generation” special issue.

Craig Alpert
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OccupationFilm editor
Years active1999 - Present


Year Film Director Other notes
1999 Toy Story 2 John Lasseter
Lee Unkrich
Ash Brannon
Second assistant editor
2000 For the Birds Ralph Eggleston Short

Assistant editor

2001 Monkeybone Henry Selick First assistant editor
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jay Roach Visual effects editor
2003 The Matrix Reloaded Wachowski brothers First assistant editor
Hulk Ang Lee
Scary Movie 3 David Zucker
The Matrix Revolutions Wachowski brothers
2004 Without a Paddle Steven Brill Assistant editor
Meet the Fockers Jay Roach Additional editor
2005 Fever Pitch Farrelly brothers First assistant editor
The 40-Year-Old Virgin Judd Apatow Additional editor
2006 Borat Larry Charles with Peter Teschner and James Thomas
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Adam McKay Uncredited

Additional editor

2007 Knocked Up Judd Apatow with Brent White
2008 Pineapple Express David Gordon Green
Yes Man Peyton Reed
2009 Funny People Judd Apatow with Brent White
Black Dynamite Scott Sanders Special consultant
2010 Yogi Bear Eric Brevig Film editor
2011 Your Highness David Gordon Green
The Sitter
2012 Celeste and Jesse Forever Lee Toland Krieger Thanks
The Campaign Jay Roach
2014 Ride Along Tim Story
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Elizabeth Banks
Freaks of Nature Robbie Pickering
2016 The Boss Ben Falcone
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Akiva Schaffer
Jorma Taccone
Why Him? John Hamburg Additional editor
2017 Rough Night Lucia Aniello
Pitch Perfect 3 Trish Sie with Colin Patton
2018 Deadpool 2 David Leitch Film editor

with Dirk Westervelt and Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir

2020 Dolittle Stephen Gaghan with Chris Lebenzon
2020 Borat Subsequent Moviefilm Jason Woliner with James Thomas and Mike Giambra
2021 The Suicide Squad James Gunn Additional Editor
2021 The Man from Toronto Patrick Hughes