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AOTG at Edit Fest 09

May 20, 2009, 01:35 PM


The Art of the Guillotine will be attending both the New York and LA Edit Fest to report on what's taking place. As of yesterday we will be keeping you updated on all things Edit Fest.

CCE Red Panel

May 19, 2009, 01:36 PM


The CCE has announced a Red Panel in Vancouver for editors.

Edit Fest Update

May 18, 2009, 01:34 PM


ACE has announced more panalists for the LA Edit Fest.


May 16, 2009, 01:33 PM


Someone sent in this link for a humour look at SDTV Vs. HDTV. Take a look.

Budget Cutting "Crazy" Workflow Saves Si

May 15, 2009, 01:31 PM


Crazy Heart, a recently completed low-budget indie feature, marks the feature film directing debut of actor and writer Scott Cooper. It also features a rarely tried, cost-efficient post-production workflow that provided some challenges for editor John Axelrad and first assistant editor Tom Cross. Shot in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, Crazy Heart stars Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhall, Colin Farrell and Robert Duvall. The Tender Mercies-like plot (enhanced by the presence of that 1981...

HD, 3-D and the Death of Tape

May 12, 2009, 01:30 PM


Convergence, a slogan used for a previous NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show, might have been more appropriate for this year’s event, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in late April, which was replete with examples of technology designed to merge production with post.

Two More Editors Added to Fest

May 11, 2009, 01:29 PM


ACE Has added two editors to the LA edit Fest. Steven Rosenblum editor of Braveheart and Blood Diamond and Dylan Tichenor, Editor of Boogie Nights and There will Be Blood.

Remote. Control. Sonoma.

May 11, 2009, 01:29 PM


Working remotely has become commonplace in big, visual effects-laden feature films, with post-production work being done at effects and sound houses spread all over the world. But with the economy in its current state, not to mention the time and money consumed in traveling to and from a workplace on a daily basis, telecommuting on smaller projects, like television, is looking more and more attractive to post-production professionals.

All Rock and Roll for Jacobson

May 11, 2009, 01:28 PM


Mitch Jacobson is a renowned multi-camera editor who has cut concert videos for the likes of the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Paul McCartney, and produced and directed concert shows for Barenaked Ladies and others. His hands-on involvement with music began with playing guitar in high school garage bands, and soon grew to encompass the technical side of recording as well.

Magnificant Seven Pt. 2

May 11, 2009, 01:27 PM


Amid the pre-Oscar festivities, the American Cinema Editors (ACE) held its ninth annual Invisible Art/Visible Artists Seminar with the Academy Award-nominated picture editors at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Moderated by Alan Heim, A.C.E., the seminar featured insightful conversation about their nominated films and their approach to editing.

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