Eric Zumbrunnen, an inventive film editor has died at age 52. He is survived by his wife Suzanne and children Henry and Greta. Over the years, Zumbrunnen has been a hard worker. He founded the Santa Monica-based post production company EXILE with partners Kirk Baxter, Matt Murphy and Carol Lynn Weaver in 2014 and won the best edited feature film award (comedy or musical) from the American Cinema Editors for Being John Malkovich.
His most recent award was a Bronze Lion. He grabbed it for Editing at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for his work on Jonze’s innovative Kenzo World fragrance ad “My Mutant Brain.
Zumbrunnen passed away on Aug. 1. According to Hollywood reporters, he died of stomach cancer at his home in Pacific Palisades, Jason Kasperski of Prodigy Public Relations.