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Varun Viswanath, ACE
Film & TV Editor


Varun is a Film & TV Editor based in Los Angeles. He has an MFA in Film Editing from The American Film Institute Conservatory, and is a member of American Cinema Editors and the Motion Pictures Editors Guild. His work on What We Do In The Shadows was nominated for Best Edited Comedy Series at the 2021 ACE Eddie awards. He also teaches at The American Film Institute Conservatory, and is a member of the ACE Education Committee.

Varun's work spans TV shows, Indie Feature Films, Web Series, Music Videos & Promos. 

Recent TV Editing credits:

  • Deli Boys
    1 (Hulu / 20th TV / I Am Jenni Konner)

  • Reservation Dogs
    Seasons 1, 2 & 3 (FX / Waititi / Crazy Eagle Media)
    - Winner: AFI Awards, TV Program Of The Year 2022

    - Winner: Independent Spirit Awards, Best New Scripted Series 2022
    - Winner: Gotham Awards, Breakthrough Series 2022
    - Nominee: Critics Choice Awards, Best Comedy Series 2022


  • Based On A True Story
    Season 1 (Peacock / Aggregate)

  • Florida Man
    Limited Series (Netflix / Aggregate)

  • Blindspotting
    Season 1 (Starz / Lionsgate / Snoot)
    - Nominee: Independent Spirit Awards,
     Best New Scripted Series 2022
    - Nominee: Gotham Awards, Breakthrough Series 2022

  • What We Do In The Shadows
    Seasons 1 & 2 (FX / Scott Rudin Productions)
    - Nominee: ACE Eddie Award, Best Edited Comedy Series 2021
    - Nominee: Emmy Award, Best Comedy Series 2021


  • I Am Not Okay With This
    Season 1 (Netflix / 21 Laps) 


  • Arrested Development
    Season 4 Remix (Netflix / Dakota Films)


  • Trial & Error
    Season 2 (NBC / Warner Brothers)


  • Manic
    Pilot (HBO)
    Premiered at Tribeca'16

​Recent Film Editing credits:

  • Ava's Impossible Things
    Director: Marina Rice Bader
    Distributor: Gravitas
    Premiered at Outfest'16


  • Miss India America
    Director: Ravi Kapoor 
    Distributor: Mar Vista
    Newport Beach Film Festival'15, Cinequest'15


  • Samnang (short)
    Director: Asaph Polonsky (AFI) 
    Premiered at New York Film Festival'13 
    Best Short Film Nominee - Student Academy Awards'13


Varun has also edited web series, TV pilots, music videos and promos for The Academy, Issa Rae Productions, ColorCreative, Biden-Harris 2020, Vice x Youtube, Dakota Films, AwesomenessTV, All Def Digital, and Arsenic Inc. 


Ivana Savic, GSK Talent


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