Maryann Brandon is a film editor, and frequent collaborator with J.J. Abrams. She worked as an editor for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. She received an Oscar nomination for her work on The Force Awakens, along with Mary Jo Markey. She co-edited The Rise of Skywalker with Stefan Grube. Brandon is a member of the American Cinematic Editors (ACE) organization.