Editing

EditFest London Returns To BFI With World-Class Lineup

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:11 -- Nick Dager

EditFest London has unveiled its daylong lineup of editors, who will take the stage at the British Film Institute's Southbank location on June 20th. EditFest, produced by American Cinema Editors, brings top-level film and television editors together to share insights and experiences in the art of editing. EditFest returns to London for the third year, providing a European audience the rare opportunity to hear, meet, and engage in conversation with some of the finest editors in the world.

Sepanik Cuts Open For London Business School’s 2015 TEDx Conference

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 14:43 -- Nick Dager

Editor Brian Sepanik of The Colonie recently crafted an open for the London Business School’s 2015 TEDx Conference that challenges the viewer to see the familiar in new and unexpected ways. Beauty, Shape, Examine, the translation of the Greek root words of Kaleidoscope, inspired My Sister Fred’s thought-provoking concept for the video and Sepanik’s approach to bringing home its message. The agency tasked The Colonie with taking the post-production for the project from creative editorial, motion graphic design and color grading through finishing.

Cinedeck Introduces File-Based Insert Editing

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:05 -- Nick Dager

Cinedeck today announced File-Based Insert Editing, which enables insert editing on digital deliverable files for the very first time. Cinedeck is the first technology manufacturer to develop this breakthrough software solution, which completely eliminates traditional, time-consuming and costly workaround procedures of editing and re-rendering entire final program content, or editing and laying off to tape then re-encoding to a delivery file, resulting in dramatically improved productivity.

Ackerman, Pytka team up on Good Things

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:13 -- Nick Dager

The Colonie editor, Bob Ackerman, and renowned director, Joe Pytka, recently paired up to create a dramatic spot for McDonald’s, out of Burrell Communications. Driven by realistic, gritty, cinematic style footage, the :60 commercial, entitled, Good Things, tells the story of a group of African-American teenagers hanging out on dark inner city streets. At first glance it seems that they might have some questionable plans for the evening. However, the story arc soon reveals the group to be a force of optimism, hope and the shared spirit at the heart of their community.

Studio Lambert Uses Forscene to Help Speed Up Post-Production Process of Gogglebox

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:24 -- Nick Dager

London-based production company Studio Lambert is using Forbidden Technologies’ Forscene for the quick-turn production of Channel 4's Gogglebox. Part of all3media, which is the U.K.'s largest independent television, film, and digital production and distribution company, Studio Lambert uses Forscene to search and select clips from the rushes while editing is in progress on the observational documentary.

When Movie Night Goes Wrong

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:49 -- Nick Dager

When planning the post-production phase for her film Movie Night, Anne McCarthy turned to Burbank-based AlphaDogs, having worked with them previously. “I now use AlphaDogs exclusively after they were able to fix a problem I had on a past project in just 24 hours. I knew my film would be in good hands and would not have risked taking it anywhere else,” said McCarthy.

SGO Releases Mamba FX v2.0

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:56 -- Nick Dager

SGO has released version 2.0 of Mamba FX, which gives compositors new toolsets that extend the existing SGO product line and draw on Mistika's compositing and image quality technology. The company says the update also adds several innovative features and functionality.

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