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Ken McGorry
Consulting Editor Ken McGorry has been writing about the TV and film industries since 1987 and has worked for Post magazine since 1988.

Author Articles

  • Editing 'Life In A Day'
    Editing 'Life In A Day'

    LONDON — What if Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald, each armed with directing Oscars, entrusted shooting their new film to literally thousands of unknowns? And what if they also distributed hundreds of ...

    January 3, 2011

  • MOVING IN 3D STEREO
    MOVING IN 3D STEREO

    Blockbuster movies, animation, concert films, horror flicks, even indies and producers of short films are getting on the stereo 3D bandwagon.

    June 29, 2010

  • COVER STORY: TWILIGHT ECLIPSE'S FURRY WOODLAND CREATURES
    COVER STORY: TWILIGHT ECLIPSE'S FURRY WOODLAND CREATURES

    BERKELEY, CA — For New Moon, the second installment of the Twilight vampire series, director Chris Weitz tapped Phil Tippett’s studio to help introduce five menacing new characters — ...

    May 28, 2010

  • VFX FOR TV
    VFX FOR TV

    Where are the writers writing better, the directors directing better, and the planes flying higher? On your TV! (Thanks to post.)

    April 21, 2010

  • INTERACTIVE AUDIO
    INTERACTIVE AUDIO

    Games lovers, always looking for a more immersive experience, appreciate great audio. Even when they don’t know it — they’ve come to expect 5.1 surround and the satisfaction derived ...

    March 24, 2010

  • ADVERTISING'S CHANGING EQUATION
    ADVERTISING'S CHANGING EQUATION

    Technology and the economy play major roles in what agencies and post houses can do while client expectations remain as high as ever.

    January 7, 2010

  • VFX FOR FILMS
    VFX FOR FILMS

    Visual effects people's job is to trick you. And today some of the best effects are the subtlest. Add to that sleek new workflows and capturing lots of stills for plates and you're looking at the curr ...

    August 24, 2009

  • VFX: 'INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS'
    VFX: 'INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS'

    As a filmmaker, Quentin Tarantino is a dedicated purist. He likes practical special effects, especially for a raw, blood-and-guts story set in WWII France like Inglourious Basterds - not a lot of digi ...

    August 24, 2009

  • COVER STORY: 'HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE'
    COVER STORY: 'HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE'

    SAN FRANCISCO - The climactic sequence in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is one of the most (if not the most) complex compositions of live actors, greenscreen, CG characters, environment, simu ...

    July 13, 2009

  • RED SPOTS
    RED SPOTS

    Commercial producers have discovered a way to capture crisp imagery quickly and for less money. Now, about that workflow…

    June 1, 2009

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