Michael Ruscio, ACE

Michael Ruscio, ACE, has enjoyed editing some of the top dramatic shows of the past fifteen years, including House of Cards, The Leftovers, Homeland, Dexter, In Treatment, The Sopranos and Six Feet Under. Recently, he was editor on Amazon’s Carnival Row and Hulu’s Catch-22, executive produced by George Clooney.

Additionally, he has directed four episodes of the HBO series True Blood and his short film "In Order of Appearance" received ensemble and individual acting awards during its festival run.

Ruscio was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award for the finale of Six Feet Under and won the 2009 Eddie for editing the pilot of True Blood. As an Academy governor, he serves as a Governors’ Appointee to the Executive Committee, Vice-Chair of the Activities Committee and a member of the Honors Committee.

Michael Ruscio, ACE, has enjoyed editing some of the top dramatic shows of the past fifteen years, including House of Cards, The Leftovers, Homeland, Dexter, In Treatment, The Sopranos and Six Feet Under. Recently, he was editor on Amazon’s Carnival Row and Hulu’s Catch-22, executive produced by George Clooney.

Additionally, he has directed four episodes of the HBO series True Blood and his short film "In Order of Appearance" received ensemble and individual acting awards during its festival run.

Ruscio was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award for the finale of Six Feet Under and won the 2009 Eddie for editing the pilot of True Blood. As an Academy governor, he serves as a Governors’ Appointee to the Executive Committee, Vice-Chair of the Activities Committee and a member of the Honors Committee.

updated 6.18.20

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Lupe Boyd, Ginni Barr-Ruscio, and Television Academy Governors Judalina Neira and Michael Ruscio at “Hollywood Horror: Scaring Up an Audience for Television,” at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Terry Ann Gordon, Frank Scherma, Bob Bergen and Michael Ruscio at the Creative Arts Ball.
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Terry Ann Gordon, Frank Scherma, Bob Bergen and Michael Ruscio at the Creative Arts Ball.

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2019 Choreography Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd and Michael Ruscio at the 2019 Choreography Nominee Reception on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio, Scott Boyd, Terry Ann Gordon, and guests at the 2019 Choreography Nominee Reception on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Lesley Aletter, and Ginni Barr-Ruscio at the 2019 Stunts Nominee Reception on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Bryan Leder, Michael Ruscio, and Nicole Marostica at the 2019 Stunts Nominee Reception on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Heather Goodwin Floyd, Cindy Mollo, and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2019 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Scott Boyd at the 2019 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Judalina Neira and Michael Ruscio at the 2019 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Shayna Casey, Stavros Stavropoulos, Kendra Pasker, and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2019 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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The audience listens intently at the Television Academy's Writers Peer Group event, "Writing LGBTQ+ Love and Romance on TV" at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy governors Regina Hicks, Judalina Neira, and Michael Ruscio at the Television Academy's Writers Peer Group event, "Writing LGBTQ+ Love and Romance on TV" at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Academy Governor Michael Ruscio mingles at the Television Academy's Writers Peer Group event, "Writing LGBTQ+ Love and Romance on TV" at the Saban Media Center on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Scott Boyd at the 2018 Emmy Prime/Cuts event, held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Writers Nominee Reception
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Nakell Rashad and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Writers Nominee Reception held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception
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Henry Etchison and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Music Peer Group Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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Frank Scherma, and Television Academy Governors Terry Ann Gordon and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Art Directors and Set Decorators Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Scott Boyd, Emily Greene, and Evonne Moritz at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio, Tori Rodman, Tricia Rodrigo, Jason Pedroza, Jay Gammill, Josh Lowry, and Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Chi-Yoon Chung, and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Emily Greene, and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Scott Boyd, Shelly Westerman, and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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The team from The Voice is seen with Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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The team from American Ninja Warrior is seen with Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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The team from Born This Way is seen with Television Academy Governors Scott Boyd and Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio dances during the 2018 Animation and Children's Programming Nominee Reception at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Friday, August 24, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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Allison Binder and Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio at the 2018 Cinematography/Lighting, Camera, and Technical Arts Nominee Reception on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass introduce a panel discussion at the annual PRIMECUTS event presented by the Television Academy's Picture Editing Peer Group at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass introduce a panel discussion at the annual PRIMECUTS event presented by the Television Academy's Picture Editing Peer Group at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio, Shawn Ryan, and Television Academy Governor Stuart Bass pose for the annual PRIMECUTS event presented by the Television Academy's Picture Editing Peer Group at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and Andrew Seklir attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and Brian Merken attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and David Berman attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and Gennady Fridman attend the the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and Henk Van Eeghan attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, Julian Gomez and Paul C. Nielsen attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, and Kevin Ross attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass, Meaghan Wilbur, Christopher Heller and David Grecu attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Stuart Bass and Michael Ruscio, and Skip MacDonald attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Maressa Earl, Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio and Josh Earl attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California

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Television Academy Governor Michael Ruscio, Kelley Dixon, Skip MacDonald and Television Academy Governor Stuart Bass attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy Governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass attend the 2017 Picture Editors Nominee Reception on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy governors Michael Ruscio and Stuart Bass at the 11th annual “Art of Television Costume Design” opening at the FIDM Museum & Galleries on the Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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