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 work tends to feature stories from the fringes, strong civil rights and socio-political content. 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 also 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 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) and was a recipient of Sundance Film Festival’s 2021 Inaugural Jonathan Oppenheim Documentary Editing Award for her work on the documentary Homeroom (2021). She currently works between New York, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico or anywhere where there is a good story that needs to be told.