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December 1, 2012, 06:26 PM

I remember sitting in the theatre watching Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries and being blown away by the visual metaphors in this movie. His opening dream sequence — the clock with no hands, the coffin spilling out of the hearse — captured my imagination.

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How Post Practitioners Received Recognition

December 1, 2012, 06:24 PM

In his study of silent films, The Parade's Gone By…, author Kevin Brownlow described editing as "the hidden power."

An Overview of Hollywood Editing in the 1930's

December 1, 2012, 06:22 PM

As soon as the MAY-JUN 12 issue of CineMontage — featuring "The 75 Best Edited Films" as selected by Editors Guild members — arrived in mailboxes, readers’ comments immediately ensued: Why was (insert title of your favorite film here) not included? Did Rope actually make the list, or is that a joke? Was it really possible that Citizen Kane was not number one? But the overwhelming question, from a curious film scholar's point of view: Why were there no films chosen from the 1930s — the on...

Creating a More Immersive Experience

December 1, 2012, 06:21 PM

A project so reliant on the most updated, state-of-the-art filmmaking technology that it would have been inconceivable — let alone impossible to realize — even just few years ago, Life of Pi presented director Ang Lee and his editor, Tim Squyres, A.C.E., with many challenges in post-production to get this film made. Squyres discussed them with CineMontage.

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The Editor as Eclecticist

December 1, 2012, 06:20 PM

The charmed career of Tim Squyres, A.C.E., has evidenced one of the most enduring editor-director partnerships. Beginning with director Ang Lee’s first feature film, Pushing Hands in 1992, Squyres has collaborated with Lee on the vast majority of his films since, up to and including the new Life of Pi (2012), a three-dimensional, technologically advanced fantasy about a shipwrecked teenager stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. An early cut of the film opened the 2012 New York Film Festi...

#ace#editing#tim squyres#life of pi#film editor
Action-Oriented Editor Bonds with 007

December 1, 2012, 06:17 PM

Happy 50th anniversary, James Bond; it's time for your existential crisis. That’s what the 23rd Bond film, Skyfall, which opens November 9 through Columbia Pictures, is all about: 007 taking a fall (he’s accidentally shot in the pre-credit sequence and presumed dead) and enduring his deadliest mission yet.

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Making Sense of Video Formats

November 30, 2012, 08:49 PM

Article begins on page 23; sidebar interview with Telestream product manager, Dominic Jackson, continues on page 25 – Technologies for Worship Magazine, November 2012

Adobe Creative Cloud for Video Professionals

November 30, 2012, 04:22 PM

The practice of installing new software on a DVD is going the way of the dinosaur. Top software companies are moving away from physical installation disks to an online cloud-based download system. Adobe is leading the charge with Adobe Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud is an ongoing membership that lets you download and install all of the Adobe Creative Suite 6 software, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop Extended, After Effects, Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Illustrator, and Flash Professio

#adobe#after effects#premiere pro#speedgrade#audition#professional#photoshop#extended#prelude#illustrator#flash#creative software#lightroom
Burbank's 2G Digital Creates First Ultra-Efficient

November 30, 2012, 12:18 PM

One factor that drove our adoption of the Signiant solution were requests from several of our large studio customers that also have existing investments in Signiant. The software provides powerful security, management and control of automated file exchanges between 2G Digital and clients with Signiant agents, speeding such tasks as the processing of raw content, adding...

2G Digital Deploys Signiant File Transfer Software

November 29, 2012, 03:03 PM

2G Digital Stays on Cutting Edge of Post and Fulfillment With File-Based Media Transfer Software

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