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List of famous female film editors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female film editors list contains the most prominent and top females known for being film editors. There are thousand of females working as film editors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic film editors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a film editor then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all female film editors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female film editors?" and "Who are the best female film editors?"

Candida Royalle is an American producer and director of couples-oriented pornography, a sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and former pornographic actress. She is member of the XRCO and the AVN Halls of Fame. ...more

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Jane Esther Hamilton is an American former pornographic film actress and current pornographic film director who performed under the stage name Veronica Hart during the 1980s. She is sometimes credited as Jane Hamilton, V. Hart, Veronica Heart, Victoria Holt, Kathryn Stanleigh, Randee Styles or just Veronica. Hart is a member of the AVN Hall of Fame. Director Paul Thomas Anderson has called her "the Meryl Streep of porn." ...more

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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Miranda Jennifer July is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, author and artist. Her body of work includes film, fiction, monologue, digital media presentations, and live performance art. She wrote, directed and starred in the films Me and You and Everyone We Know and The Future. Her most recent book, a debut novel The First Bad Man, was published in January 2015. ...more

Birthplace: Barre, Vermont, United States of America

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Barbara Hammer is an American filmmaker in the genre of experimental films and a professor at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee. Hammer is known for creating experimental films dealing with women's issues such as gender roles, lesbian relationships and coping with aging and family. ...more

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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