, born in New York's Hudson Valley
, is an award-winning feature film editor
, story consultant, director
, and executive producer
. Recognized with two Academy Award
nominations for editing Reds
and The Silence of the Lambs
, and an Emmy Award
for editing the NBC
, he has edited more than forty films including Philadelphia
, The Manchurian Candidate
, Cop Land
and Maid in Manhattan
His directing credits include the Emmy Award-winning Bubbe Meises, Bubbe Stories for PBS and HBO's The Red Shoes, written by John Guare. Story consultant credits include Bravo's Haiti: Dreams of Democracy, Academy Award-nominated Mandela, and PBS's award-winning Witness: Voices from the Holocaust.
McKay has served as a creative advisor at the Sundance Institute Filmmaker's Lab and is also an executive producer on the award-winning feature length documentary A Normal Life.
He is a member of the DGA, AMPAS, WGAE and Local 700. McKay has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.
Academy Award Nominations
Other Awards and Nominations