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Goddby Jump Cut

December 8, 2009, 05:14 AM


I will first credit the one who inspired me to even think it possible, what I’m about to describe. This man has actually influenced me a lot over the years, and my last blog post about Avid’s ScriptSync wouldn’t have happened had I not seen this guy give a presentation about ScriptSync some years back. Anyway, I first met Steve Audette in 1998 at one of Avid’s Master Editor Workshops.

Edit Bay Episode 18 - Diplomacy

December 6, 2009, 05:11 AM


The eighteenth episode of THE EDIT BAY is now available for download. This one is about edit bay diplomacy.

December Cut of the Month

December 4, 2009, 05:08 AM


Joy of Film Editing's December Cut of the Month has been put up! Take a look to see what JOFE's focus is this MONTH!

Cutting Room Eps. 020 - Mark Livolsi Pt. 1

December 1, 2009, 12:45 PM


Here's the first part to my interview with Mark Livolsi. Mark has cut for such directors as Cameron Crowe and worked on such films as Wedding Crashers and The Devil Wears Prada. The interview took place in August during Edit Fest 2009.

Interview with Murch on Touch of Evil Recut

November 29, 2009, 04:39 AM


He has re-edited Orson Welle's 1958 film Touch of Evil. At the time of the film's initial release the studio remixed the film to Welle's displeasure. He fired off a letter with suggested changes. With those notes as their guide, Murch and re-edit producer Rick Schmidlin have reconstructed the film to Well's intentions.

The Woman in Scorsese's Edit Room

November 27, 2009, 04:36 AM


Academy Award-winning film editor Thelma Schoonmaker has edited every one of Martin Scorsese's movies, from Raging Bull to The Aviator. Schoonmaker has had a front-row seat to see how film editing has changed over the past 30 years.

Post Predictions for 2010

November 26, 2009, 04:31 AM


Once again, it’s time for Post’s year-end outlook issue, which has us asking the experts about the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats related to different aspects of our business.

Behind the Scenes with Film Editor Walter Murch

November 25, 2009, 04:31 AM


An 8 Min interview with Walter Murch: In the world of filmmaking, actors and directors dominate the spotlight. The people who actually assemble the film frame by frame and beat by beat toil in relative obscurity. Walter Murch is one film editor whose profile is much higher than most.

Michael Ondaatje on the art of film editing

November 22, 2009, 04:21 AM


He's known best for his literary work, but, Michael Ondaatje's latest book tackles the art of film editing. Conversations - a collaboration with the American film editor Walter Murch - grew from Michael's experiences working on the cinema adaptation of his acclaimed novel, The English Patient. (NOTE Video is located at the bottom of the article)

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