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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

  • Edit This!: 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire'
    Edit This!: 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire'

    LOS ANGELES — Editor Alan Bell recently extended his working relationship with director Francis Lawrence, this time cutting the second installment in The Hunger Games franchise. Bell, whose credits in ...

    December 10, 2013

  • Edit This!: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'
    Edit This!: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    Editor Kevin Tent, ACE, was reunited once again with director Alexander Payne, this time on the Paramount feature, Nebraska. The film, which is presented in black & white, follows the journey of a ...

    November 5, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Giving thanks
    Editor's Letter: Giving thanks

    It’s November and the holiday season is just around the corner. Thanksgiving signals “the beginning of the end” of the year, and is cause for celebration — that is, unless you’re a turkey.

    November 5, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...
    Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...

    I was lucky enough to attend the premier of Warner Bros.’ Gravity last month. The outer-space feature starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as Space Shuttle astronauts, who get stranded during a ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'
    Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Billy Bob Thornton is a writer, director, actor and musician, who says his best work comes from that inspired by real life. He recently completed work on Jayne Mansfield’s Car, an Anchor Bay Films fea ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Web Entertainment
    Editor's Letter: Web Entertainment

    Not all that long ago, it was thought that programming found on the Web was inferior in many ways to traditional broadcast content. But Web programming, such as series, has come a long way in just a s ...

    September 6, 2013

  • VFX: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
    VFX: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    NEW YORK — VFX producer/supervisor Mark Russell is currently working on The Wolf of Wall Street, an upcoming theatrical release being directed by Martin Scorsese. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as J ...

    September 5, 2013

  • Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013
    Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013

    SIGGRAPH 2013 took place in Anaheim, CA, last month, bringing together more than 17,000 animators, artists, technology developers and researchers from 77 different countries. Holding an animation-orie ...

    August 12, 2013

  • Director's Chair: Jeffrey Hornaday - Disney's 'Teen Beach Movie'
    Director's Chair: Jeffrey Hornaday - Disney's 'Teen Beach Movie'

    Choreographer and director Jeffrey Hornaday recently complete work on Disney Channel’s new summer-event special, Teen Beach Movie, which debuts on the network on Friday, July 19. The movie is a styliz ...

    July 19, 2013

  • Post Script: Witnessing change
    Post Script: Witnessing change

    Ken Ashe is the new GM at ZapBoomBang Studios in Houston, an audio and video production studio and post house that specializes in commercial work, and one that hopes to expand into long-form and corpo ...

    July 8, 2013

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