Rebecca Adorno is a Puerto Rican Primetime-Emmy Nominated video editor, camera operator and artist, known for her aesthetic, sense of storytelling and paying extreme attention to detail. Her editing skills allow her to go from Documentary style editing to music video editing in a heartbeat. Her work tends to feature stories from the fringes, strong civil rights and socio-political content. She worked on three seasons of the Emmy-award winning series VICE on HBO and edited the pilot episode for HBO’s first nightly news show VICE News Tonight. She edited the feature length documentary Residente, which was an official selection at SXSW’s Film Festival in 2017 and is currently working on an upcoming documentary series for HBO.
Adorno received a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Puerto Rico and an MFA in computer Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City where she graduated with the highest honors in 2010, receiving the Paula Rhodes Award for Exceptional Achievement in Computer Art. In 2016 she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Picture Editing for the documentary Fighting ISIS, VICE on HBO (2016). She currently works between New York, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico or anywhere where there is a good story that needs to be told.