ELAINE HAMOOD STRUTZ
film & tv editor
Love at First Swipe
TLC, season 1
Editor and Finishing Editor 03/2015 - 10/2015
What Not To Wear host Clinton Kelly returns to TLC as one half of a dynamic fashion and online dating duo.
In Love at First Swipe, Kelly and and Real World alum Devyn Simone help romance-challenged daters rehab their online image by teaching them Internet dating basics and doling out tips on how to build the perfect profile. After the intervention, 100 potential dates will view each lady's profile, and she'll get to select one interested man for a night out.
Additional Editor 2012
Q, Sal, Joe and Murr have entertained each other for years with the most hilarious practical jokes they could imagine. Now these real-life best friends are challenging each other to the most outrageous dares and uproarious stunts ever to be caught on hidden camera.
Rachael Ray's Kids Cook Off
Food Network, season 3
Editor 03/2015 - 10/2015
Host Rachael Ray is on the hunt for the best rising chefs in the country, who also happen to be extraordinarily talented kids. All-star chefs and surprise celebrity guests join Rachael in this special six-episode series as they mentor and guide these young competitors through tough cooking challenges and high-pressure obstacles. The junior chef who makes the cut will win his or her very own series on FoodNetwork.com and the title of Kids Cook-Off Champion.
Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids
TLC, seasons 1-4
Editor and Finishing Editor on seasons 1-4 2011 - 2013
With even more taffeta, trains and tantrums, TLC premieres another installment of the hit franchise Say Yes to the Dress – Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids. With a behind-the-scenes look at the bridesmaids salon at Atlanta's Bridals by Lori, Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids gives viewers a sneak peek into the drama of finding a gown that meets the expectations of a diverse group of demanding (and sometimes difficult) bridesmaids.
Say Yes to the Dress: Atanta
TLC, seasons 3-11
Editor and Finishing Editor for several seasons
Northsouth Productions 2009 - 2017
Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta brings Southern charm to a familiar series. Set in the nation’s largest full service bridal salon, viewers go behind the scenes at Bridal’s by Lori to see what each bride goes through to find the perfect wedding dress.
The Killing Fields
Discovery, season 1
Editor 9/2015 - 1/2016
Sirens Media, Leftfield Entertainment
Discovery's first-ever true crime series that takes its viewers inside an active criminal investigation as it unfolds in real time.
Art Film/Documentary Feature | Zana Briski
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Zana Briski's REVERENCE is a traveling exhibit featuring this feature art film, large-scale photographs, and music housed in a movable 10,000 square ft. structure designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban.
Inspired by dreams of a praying mantis, REVERENCE challenges us to rethink our relationship to insects.
REVERENCE will journey to city parks around the world.
The Dallas Project
Editor 05/2014 - 07/2015
A documentary by Poppy de Villeneuve & Chloe Hall. The Dallas Project explores the stripper industry from the heart of the Bible Belt, exposing societal contradictions and a new version of the female experience.
Following Boruch Trailer
Feature Documentary Trailer
Trailer Editor 2012 - 2013
Filmmaker Paula Finkelstein Eiselt presents FOLLOWING BORUCH, a feature length observational documentary that follows a Hasidic man through a crucial turning point in his recovery from mental illness, alcoholism, drug and sex addiction.
Postmortem in Vegas
Editor | pilot 2014
A crime scene is filled with mysteries, but nothing holds more secrets than a dead body. And when it comes to solving these mysteries, there is no one better than "Murph." Michael "Murph" Murphy is considered an 'artist of autopsy.' He's a dynamic, relentless former Chief of Police and detective-turned-coroner in Clark County (Vegas), where he oversees both the medical and investigative teams. They handle more than 3,500 souls a year (2,000 of which are mysterious deaths) and in Vegas, that means they see cases that no one else in the rest of the country will see.
Planet Green, Discovery
Writer, Editor, Director, Animator 8/2009 - 10/2009
A web-exclusive short series that helped launch Discovery's Planet Green network that looks at how the world's largest urban centers are revolutionizing the lives of their constituents though environmentally-friendly initiatives.
Investigation Discovery, Seasons 1-2
Additional Editor 2010 - 2011
The unbelievable stories of loved ones who have disappeared and the families that never give up hope. Some stories remain unresolved; some reveal tragic endings and others have surprisingly upbeat resolutions. All of them are propelled by unpredictable twists and turns.