Film editor John Gilbert won an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Film Editing for his work on Mel Gibson's 2016 war drama Hacksaw Ridge. A native of New Zealand, Gilbert has edited 23 feature films including Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, which garnered him the Satellite Award for Best Editing, and nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and an ACE Eddie Award. He also edited Director Alison Maclean’s Crush, which was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d'Or award.
In addition, Gilbert edited Simon Kinberg's 2022 film 355, and 2018’s Adrift for Director Baltasar Kormakur. He is currently working on Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s Damsel for Netflix.