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The Cutting Room is the official podcast of Aotg.com. Each week we interview post professionals about their strategy to crafting the films we love.
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June 8, 2015, 8:57 am
In this episode Gordon sits down with former Avid Product Designer and Avid Product Manager Doug Hansel. We discuss what it takes to manage Avid and Pro Tools and balance the relationships of older and younger editors to the software. We talk about the intricacies of ensuring older editors are not upset with design changes, and simultaneous need for innovation to ensure younger editors are enticed to try out Avid products.
April 6, 2015, 12:50 pm
Gordon sits down with Aaron Butler a film editor who has recently transitioned from feature documentaries to feature fiction films with the work on the film "I am Michael" starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto. Aaron goes into the process of his work and working with the footage to get the best for the story.
March 9, 2015, 12:18 pm
This is the final instalment of our interview with David Moritz. David has worked with some amazing directors, and in this episode we talk about his work in comedy with Judd Apatow. In particular, we discuss ad-libbing and structuring a scene that isn’t scripted.
March 2, 2015, 11:56 am
Here’s part two of my interview with David Moritz, originally recorded during Editors Retreat 2015. David’s work began after he started as a music editor and transitioned to editor under the mentorship of Richard Marks. He began working with Wes Anderson when Wes directed his first feature, Bottle Rocket. Since then his career has taken off and he’s become one of the top editors and fixers in the industry.
February 23, 2015, 3:46 pm
I sat down with David Moritz in Daytona, Florida, during the 2015 Editors Retreat. He had talked about his work with the group the previous day, and the two of us sat down for an interview on the beach overlooking the ocean. We talked for over an hour and because of this I’ve broken it into 3 parts. What you are listening to is part one.
January 22, 2015, 9:04 am
Gordon sits down with Jeffrey Greenberg to discuss the upcoming Editors Retreat 2015. The episode includes discussion of teaching techniques for post production and what to expect in February during the Editors Retreat in Daytona, Florida.
January 12, 2015, 1:42 pm
In the early 1900's, the Autochrome photographic production process utilized an additive colour process on glass plates, the procedure used coloured potato starch as a grain layer and created fantastic image results that give the impression of being a painting. Aotg.com investigates this early process through a discussion with John Wood, author of The Art of the Autochrome: The Birth of Colour Photography.
December 30, 2014, 2:34 pm
In this episode, Gordon sits down with fellow editors Lucas Sargent and Jason Crutes to discuss the films they thought stood out in 2014 for post production professionals. They all chose Birdman and after that Gordon added Boyhood and Jason added The Grand Budapest Hotel.
December 29, 2014, 8:42 am
Roger Mattiussi and Gordon Burkell sat down to discuss transitions at the Senator Restaurant in Toronto, Canada. Transitions are often overlooked by students and schools. Roger and Gordon don't talk about transitions such as "star Wipes" or "Fades" they talk about getting from one scene to the next, how do you enter and leave a scene and set things up for the audience.
Lisa and Gordon discuss her career and approach to editing. ACE will have Lisa as part of their panels at the upcoming Edit ...
Sebastián Sepúlveda joins Gordon to discuss the editing of the film Jackie. They explore how structuring a real ...
Stuart joins Gordon to discuss A Series of Unfortunate Events for Netflix and what the difference is between working for Broa ...