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David Matthew Milhous Edit Profile

film and television editor

David Matthew Milhous, American film and television editor. Recipient Founders Day award New York University, 1992. Fellow American Film Institute.


Milhous, David Matthew was born on July 9, 1967 in Pomona, California, United States. Son of Paul Ballard and Mary Ann (Bollinger) Milhous.


M.F.A. AFI Conservatory, 2001. B.F.A. New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Film and Television Production, 1991. The University of Southern California, 1989.


Milhous spent a number of years editing news at CNN in Atlanta before turning to more dramatic long form storytelling. His work as an editor has aired on CBS, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox Broadcasting Company, HGTV, Discovery, BBC, Virgin1, MTV, MTV2, History Channel, The Learning Channel, Biography, Animal Planet, Spike TV, UPN, A&E, CNN International, IFC, Lifetime, The Africa Channel, The Travel Channel, and The Science Channel.


David cites John Ford, Philip Glass and Henri Cartier-Bresson as his greatest creative influences and is a member of The American Film Institute and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: screenwriting, musical composition, sailing.


Married Karyn Lynn Cook, May 29, 1993. Children: James Paul, Collin Bernard.

Paul Ballard Milhous

Mary Ann (Bollinger) Milhous

Karyn Lynn Cook

James Paul Milhous

Collin Bernard Milhous