Benjamin Hershleder (Hershleder.com) is an award-winning Producer-Director, accomplished Editor, author, and Avid Certified Instructor. Benjamin has produced and/or directed a variety of projects for such companies as Shapiro-West, The Spark Factory, Old Fashioned Pictures, and Green Productions. His varied editing work includes Paramount Studios’ feature “The Original Latin Kings Comedy” (a concert film starring George Lopez, Paul Rodriguez and Cheech Marin), the feature film “Hollywood Capri,” the hour-long pilot episode of “In Search Of…” for Fox Television, and two years on staff with the E! Entertainment Television Network. In 2013 his book “The Avid Media Composer Cookbook” was released, and has since received an overwhelmingly positive response (http://tinyurl.com/AvidMC-Book). Benjamin has been teaching Avid Media Composer software since 1995, and became an Avid Certified Instructor in 1997. He enjoys a long relationship teaching for Avid Learning Partner institutions, including American Film Institute (since 2007), and Moviola (since 1998).