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February 20, 2011, 12:15 pm
Michael Kahn celebrates his 75th birthday with three new films coming out this year coming out of his cutting room. Associated with Steven Spielberg since the started working together on Close Encounters of the Third Kind in 1976, Kahn has taken home 3 Oscars and a parade of other awards an nominations. He & Spielberg are known as the last converts to digital editing and just this last year Kahn gave up his Moviola for an Avid as Spielberg directed his first digital movie, The Adventures of...
February 20, 2011, 11:53 am
Alright, so I should have gone with what I said was the safe bet for the ACE drama Eddie. Rather than making history by awarding a film not nominated for the editing Oscar and giving it to the truly deserving contender, "Inception," the editors decided to rethink it and go with "The Social Network" instead. Fair enough.
February 20, 2011, 11:52 am
The American Cinema Editors announced the winners of their annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight in Los Angeles. David Fincher’s "The Social Network" took top honors in the drama category, with its team of Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall topping the likes of "The King’s Speech" and "The Fighter." Other major winners included "Exit Through The Gift Shop" and "Alice in Wonderland" in the documentary and comedy/musical categories, respectively.
February 19, 2011, 5:45 pm
The power of modern desktop editing solutions is often in the aggregate of the parts and not just the core editing application. Apple Final Cut Studio and Adobe CS5 Production Premium (or Master Collection) are certainly recognized as software suites, but this is also true of Avid Media Composer, especially when you add the Production Studio bundle of third party software.
February 19, 2011, 5:44 pm
These past few months, it's been all about the Alexa. Now that there's a healthy amount of them in the rental market, they're popping up all over the place. I can't speak for other people but for me, all of the jobs that would have been RED three months ago are now Alexa. What happened?
February 19, 2011, 5:42 pm
A great Reader Quicktip came over the other day from Rob Wilson. It’s a nice tip for doing a little surgery in your Avid Media Files folder that can help with organization and being able to identify the media files that goes with a particular project. Rob published this on his own blog when he sent it over and it is reposted here with his permission.
February 19, 2011, 12:48 pm
The Social Network, editors Angus Wall, Kirk Baxter take part in a interview with DP/30.
February 19, 2011, 11:08 am
After the initial "shock therapy", the rest of the evening was devoted to a milder approach, a "brainwashing", Manchurian Candidate style, of images and cuts that made sense and yet didn't have to spell out each emotion you were supposed to feel by spoonfeeding you each reaction shot!
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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