The Filmmakers | Margaret Shepardson-Legere

Margaret Shepardson-Legere

Margaret Shepardson-Legere is currently an assistant editor on the up coming series on the history and meaning of the Vietnam War. Recently, she completed work as an associate editor and sound editor on the upcoming film, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.

While completing her B.S. in Communications/Film at Fitchburg State College she began an internship at Florentine Films. Upon graduation she was hired on as the apprentice editor for the film Mark Twain and as the assistant editor for the 30-minute version of the film produced for the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut. Margaret then went on to work in the photo research department for the film Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson. Margaret was an assistant editor and assistant sound editor on a six-part series, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, for which she and the sound editing team received an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Sound Editing”. She also was the sound effects editor for its companion piece, a 40-minute version of the film done for the “Untold Stories” project funded by the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund. . She was the assistant editor for The Tenth Inning, an update to the 1994 nine-part series, Baseball.

She lives with her family in Gardner, MA