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Dylan Tichenor (born June 1968) is an American film editor.

Dylan Tichenor
BornJune 1968 (age 51)
OccupationFilm editor


Life and careerEdit

As a child, he grew up watching movies with his father.[1] He graduated from Philadelphia's Greene Street Friends School in 1982 and Central High School in 1986.[citation needed]

Tichenor worked as editor Geraldine Peroni's assistant on several films in the 1990s, including Robert Altman's film The Player (1992). His first credit as an editor was for Altman's Jazz '34 (1996). Following Peroni's death in 2004, Tichenor stepped in to finish his mentor's editing of Brokeback Mountain (directed by Ang Lee).[1][2]

Tichenor has had a notable collaboration with director Paul Thomas Anderson. Tichenor's first major editing credit was for Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997), for which he was nominated for a Satellite Award. He was nominated for an Oscar for his work on Anderson's 2007 film There Will Be Blood.

Tichenor has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.[3]


Tichenor was the primary editor on the following films, unless noted otherwise. The film directors are indicated in parentheses.

Awards and nominationsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Kaufman, Debra (2005). "Pieces of Dylan Tichenor", Film & Video, December 1, 2005. Archived at WebCite from this original URL 2008-06-10.
  2. ^ "From Heartbreak to Triumph on Brokeback Mountain", interview from Access magazine, January 2006 issue (Avid Technology, Inc.); article archived at WebCite from this original URL on 2008-06-10.
  3. ^ "American Cinema Editors > Members", webpage archived by WebCite from this original URL on 2008-03-04.

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