Expert Editor

Keith Simanton: IMDb's Senior Film Editor

Keith Simanton is the Senior Film Editor of IMDb, the #1 movie website in the world, and a longtime commentator on movies and the arts. A member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, his expert film commentary has appeared in notable outlets worldwide including NPR, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, USA Today, CNBC, Time Magazine, BusinessWeek and many others. Keith is the host of What To Watch (/, IMDb’s original web series that introduces fans to movies they’ll love. Keith attends the major film festivals each year (including Sundance, Cannes and Toronto) and is on the board of the Seattle International Film Festival. Keith is featured as one of the “Oscar Experts” on and tied for first place in the 2015 critics poll. He helped co-found one of the first movie websites,, and went on to review film for the Seattle Times, Movieline and He was the Managing Editor of IMDb from 2001 - 2014.

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