"View from the trenches: how digital technology is changing storytelling in films." Lunch Reception 11:30 a.m. - Talk 12:00 noon. Jay Cassidy is an American film editor with more than 30 credits since 1978. Cassidy was nominated for the Academy Award for Film Editing and for an ACE Eddie Award for Into the Wild (directed by Sean Penn - 2007). In 2012, he was nominated for his second Academy Award for Film Editing for Silver Linings Playbook, and won the Satellite Award for Best Editing. He was nominated again in 2013 for American Hustle. He won the Eddie for Best Documentary Editing for An Inconvenient Truth (directed by Davis Guggenheim - 2006). Both High Schools (directed by Charles Guggenheim - 1984) and An Inconvenient Truth were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, and An Inconvenient Truth won the award. Cassidy has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.