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November 26, 2009, 4:33 am
AlphaDogs is a multi-room facility that handles a lot of cable work, particularly reality programming. The studio is posting Project Runway and Models of the Runway, and recently handled color correction on a History channel special that looks at Lee Harvey Oswald assassin Jack Ruby. AlphaDogs has four Avid Symphony systems, two graphics room, two Pro Tools audio bays, an Apple Color room, three Final Cut Pro finishing rooms, and 10 rooms with a choice of FCP or Media Composer.
November 26, 2009, 4:33 am
Since last month’s comprehensive review of Media Composer V.3.5 by AlphaDogs’ Terrence Curren (see postmagazine.com) is still fresh, I’ll just touch on the newest features of 4.0, which are pretty significant.
November 26, 2009, 4:32 am
In recent years, the post-production process has seen a tremendous increase in the number and complexity of video formats being used, a long list that includes aspect ratios, compression ratios and frame rates. Individually, these choices address specific project needs or budgets. Collectively, they increase the demands on editorial to properly handle the material coming in, turning it over to other departments, and delivering a project according to spec and on schedule.
November 20, 2009, 4:18 am
The Motion Picture Editors Guild will honor film editor Carol Littleton, A.C.E., with its Fellowship and Service Award at its annual Board of Directors Installation Dinner on January 9, 2010. The Fellowship and Service Award was established four years ago by the Guild to recognize an individual who has demonstrated professionalism, collaboration, mentorship, generosity of spirit and a commitment to the labor movement. Previous recipients of this distinguished honor include Donn Cambern...
November 19, 2009, 4:15 am
Editor Lisa Gunning got her big break in 1998, when her affiliation with The Whitehouse in London led her into a gig working with director Anthony Minghella on a short project for Comic Relief. One thing led to another, and Gunning was eventually offered the job of cutting what would be, sadly, Minghella's final film, Breaking and Entering, in 2006. She keeps busy cutting commercials, and her most recent feature project is Nowhere Boy, which looks at the life of a teenaged John Lennon and his...
November 16, 2009, 4:04 am
CULVER CITY - Editor Peter S. Elliot and assistant editor Rob Molina were part of the team that cut Roland Emmerich’s new apocalyptic feature 2012. The film stars John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and was shot digitally using the Genesis camera, though 35mm was used for some underwater sequences. Post recently had a chance to chat with members of the editorial team regarding their work on the 2 hour and 35 minute film, which is loaded with visual effects, many...
November 13, 2009, 4:00 am
Since she discovered her passion for post-production while studying film at the University of California Santa Barbara, there was nothing up in the air about the career choice of Dana Glauberman, A.C.E. Originally interested in photography, she took a production class that had her doing everything from writing to directing and producing. It was that class––and cutting her Super-8 short film––that opened her eyes to the joys and wonders of editing.
November 13, 2009, 3:59 am
To hear Stuart Bass, A.C.E., talk about television editing, one might think he has an insouciant attitude towards his craft. "Editing comedy is a specific talent...it’s just difficult to say what that talent is," he says glibly. According to his website, www.filmbutcher.com, he has written or has been a contributor to such books as How to Get Ahead in Hollywood Without Any Talent and Make Sure the Below-the-Line People Stay There...
Gordon sits down to discuss the VFX of The Lion King with VFX supervisor Rob Legato
In this bonus episode, Gordon sits down with Dan Deleeuw, the visual effects supervisor for Avengers: Endgame.
Gordon sits down with Jinmo Yang to discuss the editing of Parasite, the hit Korean film and a must see for everyone.
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