Board of Governors
Michael Ruscio, ACE, has enjoyed editing some of the top dramatic shows of the past fifteen years, including House of Cards, Altered Carbon, Homeland, Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, Cold Case, In Treatment, Dexter and The Leftovers. He started his career in the world of independent film and worked extensively with mavericks Alan Rudolph and Robert Altman.
Additionally, he has directed four episodes of the HBO series True Blood and his short film "In Order of Appearance" received ensemble and individual acting awards during its festival run.
Ruscio was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award for the finale of Six Feet Under and won the 2009 Eddie for editing the pilot of True Blood. As an Academy governor, he serves on the Honors and Activities Committees.