About

 

Rebecca Adorno-Dávila is an Emmy nominated and award winning video editor born and raised in Puerto Rico. A lot of her work focuses on vérité and archival heavy, character-driven stories. She was an editor on the nine part HBO documentary series The Vow and worked on three seasons of the Emmy-award winning series VICE on HBO. Among others, she edited feature length documentaries “Residente”, which was an official selection at SXSW’s Film Festival in 2017 and “Homeroom”, which premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Adorno received a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Puerto Rico (2008) and an MFA in computer Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City (2010). She was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Picture Editing for the documentary Fighting ISIS, VICE on HBO (2016) and was a recipient of Sundance Film Festival’s 2021 Inaugural Jonathan Oppenheim Documentary Editing Award for her work on the verite driven documentary film Homeroom. She currently works between New York, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico or anywhere where there is a good story that needs to be told.