Deputy Chair, Professor, Film and Video
Media and Communication Arts
Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs
Film and Video Production
MFA Film Program
Babak Rassi is a film editor whose work in the past twenty years has ranged from promotional videos and episodic TV, to feature length fiction and documentaries. He has also served as post-production consultant for a number of NYC filmmakers and production companies.
As an educator, he aims to teach the established conventions of editing, as well as emerging trends in post-production, but more importantly to encourage the critical thinking that enables novice filmmakers to take risks and discover fresh approaches in crafting their stories.
His credits include MY BEST DAY (feature fiction), HOLY LAND (feature documentary), LOOKING FOR PALLADIN (feature fiction), TERRE VIVANTE (TV documentary), THE TROUPE (feature documentary), VARIAN AND PUTZI (feature documentary).