Star Wars 9 was being edited on-set as principal photography was ongoing.
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The film's editor Maryann Brandon said this was due to schedule concerns.
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Compared to Force Awakens, there were 4 less months to get Episode 9 ready.
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So she convinced J.J. Abrams to let her edit the film on location during shooting.
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This was beneficial, since they could get pickup shots during principal photography.
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There's also still a lot of work left to be done on the film, so cutting down editing time helps.
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No one believes the film was rushed, but Brandon got ahead of a potential problem before it became an issue.
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