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Marc Loftus

Marc Loftus is the Senior Editor and Director of Web Content for Post Magazine. He has been with the monthly publication since 1992, reporting on new technologies and creative techniques relating to film, television and commercial post production. In that time, he has witnessed the transition from linear to nonlinear, analog to digital, stereo to surround, SD to HD, tape-based to file-based, and 2D to 3D. Marc is a graduate of The New York Institute of Technology.

Author Articles

  • Post Script: 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Black Swan' editor Andrew Weisblum
    Post Script: 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Black Swan' editor Andrew Weisblum

    Manhattan Edit Workshop launched its “Inside the Cutting Room” series last month with a sit down with editor Andrew Weisblum, ACE. Hosted by author/film historian Bobbie O’Steen, the two-hour event lo ...

    March 8, 2013

  • VFX: 'Oz the Great and Powerful'
    VFX: 'Oz the Great and Powerful'

    CULVER CITY — Sony Pictures Imageworks contributed more than 1,100 shots to the new Disney film, Oz The Great and Powerful, which hit theatres on March 8. The film was shot natively in 3D and called o ...

    March 8, 2013

  • Post Script: Resourceful filmmaking
    Post Script: Resourceful filmmaking

    Post has long covered affordable technologies that can improve workflows, lower production costs and expand the user base. This month, we have a feature on Visual Effects Plug-Ins (page 26), which do ...

    February 4, 2013

  • Post Script: Reinventing Autodesk's Smoke
    Post Script: Reinventing Autodesk's Smoke

    On December 17, Autodesk “finally” released Smoke 2013, the latest version of its Mac-driven editing and visual effects tool. I say finally because it was supposed to come to market in September, but ...

    January 3, 2013

  • On-Set Dailies
    On-Set Dailies

    Whether it’s the securing of camera files or the creation of media for editorial, the dailies process is considered by many where ‘post’ begins. While the terms “on-set” and “digital dailies” are ofte ...

    December 14, 2012

  • Sound designer Gary Rydstrom details 'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Lincoln'
    Sound designer Gary Rydstrom details 'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Lincoln'

    SAN RAFAEL, CA — For Academy Award-winning sound designer and film mixer Gary Rydstrom ( Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, Titanic) , 2012 was a busy year. He lent his ta ...

    December 3, 2012

  • Post & Politics
    Post & Politics

    Political coverage is not something you’d typically find in the pages of Post, but with it being an election year, we thought the timing was right. We touched base with the NAB, VES and Post New York ...

    November 7, 2012

  • Director's Chair: Jim Field Smith - 'Butter'
    Director's Chair: Jim Field Smith - 'Butter'

    NEW YORK — On October 5th, Radius-TWC released Butter, a new comedic feature that looks at the competitive world of butter carving in the heartland of America.

    October 8, 2012

  • Composer Michael Bacon: 'Downtown Express'
    Composer Michael Bacon: 'Downtown Express'

    NEW YORK — Composer Michael Bacon (www.michaelbaconmusic.com) is the brother and bandmate of a famous actor with the same last name, yet he’s never lived in LA. Instead, Michael Bacon has built his ca ...

    October 5, 2012

  • Advertising & the Internet
    Advertising & the Internet

    Many brands have embraced the Internet as a way to engage consumers beyond what can be accomplished in a broadcast capacity. Experiences can range from informative to entertaining to interactive, and ...

    October 5, 2012

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