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    Nolan Reese, Assistant Editor

    September 25, 2009, 7:19 pm
    It’s always a little scary the first time I try something I’ve observed, but never flown solo on. But it is such a great feeling when I manage to do something on my own––and do it correctly.

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      Events Posted January 2009

      January 31, 2009, 7:15 am
      Two more events have been added to the events Calendar. The first is AICE's Awards which will take place May 20th 2009 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in L.A. They are currently accepting entries. The other event is the SMPTE 2009: Annual Tech Conference and Expo which will take place Oct. 27-29, 2009 at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood.

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      Chris Dickens Weaves the Tale of A Slumdog Million

      January 31, 2009, 7:12 am
      Since first winning acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008, Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire has gone on to win the hearts of audiences the world over. It’s the tale of Jamal, a young boy from the slums of Mumbai, who becomes a national phenomenon when he wins India’s version of "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?" The timeline of the movie, which relates each of Jamal’s game show questions to an instance in his troubled past, is a key to its popularity. The clever...

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      EDITING: 'OUTLANDER'

      January 29, 2009, 7:12 am
      The intricate film has nearly 600 visual effects shots and was shot using a range of source formats, including HDCAM and Super 35mm film. To help achieve its distinctive visual appeal, the film's conceptual art and design was created by a team of artists behind the Star Wars trilogy (Iain McCaig and Ninth Ray). The film was edited entirely in HD on four Avid Media Composer systems using the DNxHD codec.

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      Television Playback with Final Cut Studio 2

      January 28, 2009, 7:10 am
      The first thing you need to do in this compression workflow is open Episode and navigate to the By Workflow templates folder and copy the iPod_H264_640x480 preset located in the iPod Video (Classic and Nano) templates folder within Devices. Select the preset and control-click to get a contextual menu; select Duplicate. You now have a preset called iPod_H264_640x480 copy. Double-click the preset to open it.

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      Editors & Assistants - Status Report

      January 23, 2009, 7:09 am
      Beginning with this article the C.C.E. will be posting interviews, essays, and other articles on a regular basis. Please look for more in the near future.

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      Oscar Editing Nominees Announced

      January 22, 2009, 7:07 am
      The Oscars have announced their Nominees for the awards.

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      Editing is Mind Control for the Masses

      January 21, 2009, 7:04 am
      In a study released in mid-2008, neuroscientists noted that certain styles of motion pictures are capable of exerting "considerable control over brain activity." In the study that used fMRI imaging to study neocortex response, researchers found that the level of control exerted was linked directly to the film’s editing and directing style.

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      Film Editing's Affect on the Brain

      January 21, 2009, 7:02 am
      Using advanced functional imaging methods, New York University neuroscientists have found that certain motion pictures can exert considerable control over brain activity. Moreover, the impact of films varies according to movie content, editing, and directing style. Because the study, which appears in Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, offers a quantitative neuroscientific assessment of the impact of different styles of filmmaking on viewers' brains, it may serve as a valuable...

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      John Lyons Plays Truth or Dare

      January 21, 2009, 7:00 am
      John Lyons is not the kind of editor to remain satisfied working in solely one genre. After working as an assistant editor on such wildly diverse movies as Wag the Dog, Sphere, The Siege, Keeping the Faith and Gosford Park, he made an impressive transition to editor on Savage Grace, starring Julianne Moore. The latest proof of Lyons’ editing prowess can be seen in Adam Salky’s Dare, which premieres at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The movie follows three vastly different teenagers...

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      Editor Cara Silverman on The Greatest

      January 20, 2009, 6:59 am
      For The Greatest, the new Pierce Brosnan/Susan Sarandon drama in competition at this year's Sundance Film Festival, editor Cara Silverman found a new way of working — based in Los Angeles while the production shot in New York, Silverman let her assistant run the Avid Adrenaline while she cut footage on a laptop loaded with the software version of Avid Media Composer. Being untethered to a heavy desktop system has a freeing effect on creativity, too (especially on low-budget films, which...

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