Award-Winning Editor Eric Argiro Joins Cut+Run
Cut+Run is thrilled to welcome editor Eric Argiro. Known for work that builds an emotional connection with audiences, Argiro’s captivating projects include The North Face’s “Question Madness,” winner of a Cannes Lion for Editing and the ACD Best Editing award. Among Argiro’s other high-profile pieces are “Anthem” for New Balance, Citibank's “Surfer,” and the Zayn Malik music video “A Whole New World,” which has over 122 million hits to date.
“Cut+Run has an impeccable reputation and massive reach, but even more important to my decision to join the company is the people,” explains Argiro. “Gary Knight is a powerhouse editor who is also a trusted friend and Lauren Hertzberg immediately struck me as an enthusiastic and open Managing Director. I’m looking forward to being a part of the culture and community they’ve helped build.”
“I have known Eric for a decade and followed his career closely as he developed into an amazing editor,” says Cut+Run Partner/Editor Gary Knight. “He’s thoughtful and engaging and willing to take chances in order to elevate each project. I know he’ll fit right in at Cut+Run and enhance everything he’s involved with.”
Eric Argiro is an advertising industry anomaly, having worked on Wall Street before translating his life-long passion for creativity into a career. Trading during the day, Argiro took night classes at The School for Visual Arts, where he studied motion design, animation and graphic design and created short-form narrative projects. Argiro’s appreciation of the power of editing ultimately became his profession, first at Blue Rock, then at V2 and Union Editorial, earning awards and recognition along the way. His talent for uniting moments to deliver impactful edits is equally matched with his passion for sound design and music.