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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

  • 'Poltergeist': The Dub Stage mixes paranormal feature
    'Poltergeist': The Dub Stage mixes paranormal feature

    BURBANK, CA — The Dub Stage (www.thedubstage.com) provided mixing services for the new Poltergeist film from 20th Century Fox, which opened in theaters on May 22nd. The film was directed by Gil Kenan ...

    May 27, 2015

  • Primetime: Fox's 'Wayward Pines'
    Primetime: Fox's 'Wayward Pines'

    LOS ANGELES — Fox’s new 10-episode series Wayward Pines saw its broadcast debut on May 14th, but viewers that downloaded the “Fox Now” app were able to watch the entire episode online two weeks earlie ...

    May 15, 2015

  • Director's Chair: Henry Hobson — 'Maggie'
    Director's Chair: Henry Hobson — 'Maggie'

    Director Henry Hobson recently completed work on his first feature: Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin. The film is set in a post-apocalyptic world where vegetation has died, e ...

    May 8, 2015

  • Trixter creates Quicksilver, Ultron Mark I for 'Avengers'
    Trixter creates Quicksilver, Ultron Mark I for 'Avengers'

    MUNICH, GERMANY — Trixter (www.trixter.de), which has German offices in Munich and Berlin, as well as Los Angeles, was responsible for more than 300 VFX shots that appear in Avengers: Age of Ultron. T ...

    May 5, 2015

  • ILM completes 800+ shots for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
    ILM completes 800+ shots for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    SAN FRANCISCO — ILM’s facilities in San Francisco, Vancouver, London and Singapore contributed to more than 800 shots featured in Avengers: Age of Ultron, making them one of the film’s largest VFX ven ...

    May 4, 2015

  • VFX For TV: 'CSI: Cyber'
    VFX For TV: 'CSI: Cyber'

    CSI: Cyber recently premiered on CBS, bringing with it storylines set deep in the bowels of the Web, where hackers and criminals prey anonymously and crimes are often untraceable. Patricia Arquette st ...

    April 6, 2015

  • VFX For TV: 'Olympus'
    VFX For TV: 'Olympus'

    London’s LipSync Post (www.lipsyncpost.co.uk) spent the past year and a half working on the new SyFy series Olympus, which debuted on April 2nd. The show spans 13 episodes, each approximately 45-minut ...

    April 6, 2015

  • VFX For TV: 'The Leftovers'
    VFX For TV: 'The Leftovers'

    Alkemy X (www.alkemy-x.com), formerly DIVE, regularly works on visual effects for television programs. The studio contributes to Starz’s Power, as well as to an upcoming network series called Flesh &a ...

    April 6, 2015

  • VFX For TV: 'In An Instant'
    VFX For TV: 'In An Instant'

    For its newest television series, In An Instant, a two-hour, docudrama that premiered on ABC in March, Committee Films takes on stories about the profound will to survive when people are staring death ...

    April 6, 2015

  • Edit This: 'American Sniper'
    Edit This: 'American Sniper'

    BURBANK, CA — Film editor Gary D. Roach has been working with director Clint Eastwood and fellow editor Joel Cox for 19 years. He began as an apprentice on 1997’s Absolute Power, and then became an as ...

    February 4, 2015

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