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February 7, 2013, 7:28 am
Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 - which standard is better? In video production I/O data transfers are an important issue and even though the difference is quite obvious (Thunderbolt is twice faster than USB 3.0, at least on paper), Robin Harris decided to write an informative review in which he compares the two standards.
August 14, 2009, 5:23 pm
On July 31, a pair of action cinema legends––The Terminator and editor Mark Goldblatt, A.C.E.––appeared together on the marquee of the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. The occasion was a double feature screening of The Terminator and Terminator 2, and Goldblatt, who edited both films and won 1991 Oscar and Eddie nominations for T2, came to share his recollections with a house full of rabid fans in a between-films discussion with moderator Lee Cohen, owner of Every...
August 12, 2009, 5:22 pm
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is one of summer’s guilty pleasures. The follow-up to director Michael Bay’s 2007 blockbuster Transformers, the film has everything that audiences crave in their warm-weather entertainment. "What’s not to love?" says associate editor Calvin Wimmer. "There are giant robots, action, and it’s funny. I just saw the IMAX version. Having that 50-foot screen filled with robots was absolutely amazing."
August 10, 2009, 5:21 pm
So many robots! That was one of the big challenges for the editors on Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. But thanks to a workflow established on the original Transformers film, the CG robots were a manageable challenge, according to associate editor Calvin Wimmer, who worked with editors Roger Barton, Tom Muldoon, Joel Negron, Paul Rubell and Glen Scantleberry. Wimmer (who also voiced one of the Decepticons) describes his role as a liaison between Bay and the visual effects...
August 9, 2009, 5:18 pm
Here's a segment from the Feature panel talk in which Richard Chew talks about editing Bobby. The film about Bobby Kennedy's murder. The approach to the film was a mix of documentary and fiction which made cutting quite a challenge.
August 9, 2009, 5:17 pm
Maryann Brandon (Star Trek) talks about how she starts editing a film. An interesting insight into her process this four minute clip looks into starting a film and if you needed to get more footage.
August 9, 2009, 5:17 pm
Joel Cox talked at edit fest about his process with Clint Eastwood. It's 6 Minutes and 35 seconds and it opens with Alan Heim talking about John Hughes recent passing and goes into the first question of the feature panel. Maryann Brandon, A.C.E. answered the question first and Joel references it at one point. You'll be able to hear the full talk in the coming weeks. While you wait, enjoy this 6 minute piece.
August 9, 2009, 5:15 pm
Here's a quick 2 minute section from my interview with Malcolm Jamieson. This is just 2 minutes of an hour long interview! It will be fully posted in the coming weeks along with many many other interviews and audio from the Edit Fest Event!
August 8, 2009, 5:13 pm
Before we start, I've been trying to update my Twitter feed and it doesn't seem to be taking it. I know there was a Dos attack on them earlier in the week but hopfully I can get some stuff up for everyone.
Gordon Burkell sits down with Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira to discuss the sound design of The Shape of Water, for wh ...
Gordon Burkell sits down to talk to Bruno Verdoni, who plays Pat in Molly's Game, about acting, working with Aaron Sorki ...
Gordon sits down with Alan Baumgarten and Josh Schaeffer to discuss their Eddie nominated work on the film Molly's Game.
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