It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.
Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.
We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.
Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.
Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.
I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!
April 1, 2021, 04:53 AM
Burrell Communications recently returned to The Colonie, tapping the talents of editor Graham Chapman and the Chicago-based company’s design team for the multi-platform launch of ‘Black Experience on Xfinity’ (BEOX). The package of broadcast and social media spots introduces a first-of-its-kind collection of movies, TV shows news, and more celebrating Black culture. The campaign departs from Xfinity's signature look with the introduction of ‘BEOX,' the newest addition to the cable T...#finishing#design#motion graphics#editorial#the colonie
July 22, 2020, 09:07 PM
The Colonie’s remote capabilities were tapped by The Marketing Arm for a State Farm® broadcast spot with a timely message to customers facing financial burdens during the current pandemic. With production not an option, the company edited, color graded and finished the live-action spot remotely.#color grading#finishing#editorial#the colonie#creative services#remote capabilities
June 19, 2019, 08:08 AM
New collection launches with an industry-disrupting licensing model for news, celebrity, sports, and user-generated content from Reuters, Cover Video, Newsflare, and more#pond5#editorial#reuters#royalty-free video
May 8, 2019, 11:50 AM
Award-winning original music house & all-in content studio add executive producer Sydney Ferleger to the New York office.#media#color#film#post#production#music#editorial#advertising#artists#audio post#original composition#bands
April 22, 2019, 05:17 PM
The Colonie is on the AICP Post Awards’ shortlist with two of the company’s projects receiving nominations for exceptional work. Editor Nathan Rodgers is a finalist in the Music Video category for his contribution to Taylor Bennett’s ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll and Editor/Social Media Director Jimmy Helm and CD Jennifer Moody received a nod for best New Media for thePorsche spot, ‘Curves.’#postproduction#editorial#the colonie#music video#nominations
January 18, 2019, 10:28 AM
The Colonie (www.thecolonie.com) has announced that Graham Chapman has been promoted to editor, continuing the Chicago-based postproduction company’s long tradition of nurturing extraordinary young talent and developing its next generation of editors from within.#postproduction#editorial#the colonie#graham chapman
April 30, 2018, 05:28 PM
The Colonie's Nathan Rodgers helped set the pace for Chicago rapper Towkio's music video, ‘Symphony,’ a new single dropped from the artist’s album, WWW. The project tapped the editor's broad range of skills. He work with director Andre Muir on developing the finer points of the video, was a postproduction producer on the project and collaborated closely with the crew and The Colonie's VFX talent to provide a cost-effective approach to bring Muir's vision to life.#vfx#postproduction#broadcast#symphony#editorial#the colonie#bob ackerman#social media#music video#mary caddy#towkio
February 9, 2018, 05:52 PM
The Editorial, VFX, Motion Design House Responds To Uptick in Broadcast and Social Media Work with the Hirings and Promotions, Kicking off the New Year with An Expanded Range of Offerings#broadcast#editorial#the colonie#social media#creative director#motion graphics bob sepanik#brian ackerman#mary caddy
October 13, 2016, 12:59 PM
Burrell Communications Calls Upon Cutter Bob Ackerman & the Creative Editorial Boutique’s Team for ‘I Do,’ An Upbeat Commercial With a Contemporary Feel Tailored to its Young African American Target Market#postproduction#editorial#commercials
Daniel George McDonald sits down to discuss creating the finale for Cheer Season 2.
Gordon sits down with the editorial team of The Black Lady Sketch Show to discuss their approach to ...
Gordon sits down with Philip to discuss his work with Tyler Perry and his latest film A Madea Homeco...
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