Dylan Tichenor

Dylan Tichenor (born 1968) is an American film editor and member of American Cinema Editors. He is best known for his works in Boogie Nights (1997), Brokeback Mountain (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and Phantom Thread (2017).

Dylan Tichenor
Born1968 (age 51–52)
United States
EducationGreene Street Friends School
Central High School
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1991–present

He is the recipient of several accolades, including a Critics' Choice Movie Award, a Hollywood Film Award and a Satellite Award, and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, two Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards and four Eddie Awards.


Tichenor grew up watching films 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 an editor and Geraldine Peroni's assistant on several films in the 1990s, including The Player (1992). His first credit as an editor was for Altman's Jazz '34 (1996). In 2004, Tichenor stepped in to finish his mentor's editing of Brokeback Mountain.[1][2]

Tichenor is one of the notable collaborators for Paul Thomas Anderson's films. He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Boogie Nights (1997) and the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for 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

Academy AwardsEdit

Eddie AwardsEdit

BAFTA AwardsEdit

Emmy AwardsEdit

  • Jazz '34 (1996), nominated

MTV Video Music AwardsEdit

Online Film Critics Society AwardsEdit

Satellite AwardsEdit

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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