Carl Pfirman

Carl Pfirman


Carl Pfirman is a film and TV editor from Los Angeles. His editorial credits include the scripted narrative TV show Youth and Consequences, which was nominated for an EMMY award; the feature documentary film Kusama – Infinity, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival; the PBS/Independent Lens feature film Limited Partnership; the HBO documentary A Small Act which premiered at Sundance and was nominated for an Emmy award; The Georgia Holt Story; The Making of an Avant-Garde which premiered at the Museum of Modern Art; the PBS/American Masters film Tyrus which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival; and the narrative film Six Letter Word which screened at Telluride and Cannes.

In addition to his work as an editor, Carl also writes and directs. His UCLA graduate-thesis film The Confession won a Student Academy Award. His screenplay Sugar Land was a Quarterfinalist for the Nicholls Fellowship in Screenwriting from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His script Lucky Boy was selected for the FIND Directors and Producers labs. His work in advertising has been honored with a CLIO award and a GOLD PENCIL from the New York One Show.