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January 3, 2010, 07:17 AM
In 2005, director Christopher Nolan (Memento, Insomnia) gave an edgy new twist to the Batman franchise with his gritty, realistic Batman Begins. His latest Batman film, The Dark Knight, evokes a similarly gloomy and introspective tone. Starring Christian Bale as the impenetrable Batman, the film also features Heath Ledger as The Joker in a fearlessly sinister performance that redefines the role and has already sparked talk of a posthumous Academy Award.
January 3, 2010, 07:16 AM
Editor Elliot Graham (21, Superman Returns) used a combination of Avid desktop and laptop editing solutions to handle the project in HD - whether on set during production in San Francisco, near the director’s home in Portland, Ore., or for finishing work in Los Angeles.
January 1, 2010, 07:12 AM
Back in the day, the last large mainstream facility that I helped design, install and manage was geared towards episodic TV series post. We had several dedicated linear bays, DaVinci film transfer, graphics/VFX and audio mixing suites.
December 31, 2009, 06:10 AM
Looking back, maybe we could say 2009 was the year the playing field got a little more level. It was the year competition seemed to return, the year some of the hoopla subsided and people settled in around the idea that no single application is perfect and that each has its strengths and weaknesses.
December 28, 2009, 06:04 AM
The Story Department, a Sydney, Australia based website founded by OZZYWOOD Films producer and Story Analyst Karel Segers, requested my article on screenwriting for editing. They improved my article with a few astute edits and illustrations. Here’s the lead paragraph...
December 27, 2009, 06:03 AM
The sheer mix and volume of formats to deal with today can be mind-boggling. Videotape player/recorders – formerly a common denominator – are a vanishing breed. Post facilities still own and use VTRs, but operations at the local market level, especially in broadcast, are becoming increasingly tapeless.
December 26, 2009, 06:01 AM
Continuing on an article in the last Pro Video Coalition newsletter, The Basics of Avid Media Composer for a Final Cut Pro Editor, this article will look at a number of other functions and how they differ from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer. One of the main reasons why I’m writing these articles is that Avid offers a free, full-featured demo of Avid Media Composer 4 available for download. When I wrote the first piece that demo was only for 14 days.
December 26, 2009, 05:59 AM
Many film-makers have begun to shoot on tapeless media. XDCam Ex, P2, video on DSLRs, Red, AVCHD, hard disk camcorders, and such like. So, naturally, where they would store tapes in a cupboard, they now have all their 'rushes' as digital video files sitting on hard disks.
Cindy Mollo sits down to discuss the editing of Ozark.
Greg O'Bryant sits down with Gordon to discuss the editing of Brand New Cherry Flavor for Netflix an...
Yan Miles sits down to discuss editing The Crown's hit episode Fairytale.
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