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July 2014

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.



mloftus@postmagazine.com
Authored Articles
KEEPING BUSY IN THE BIG APPLE
Published: April 28, 2009

Gary Arnold is a sound designer/mixer that operates his own Manhattan-based boutique, Gary’s Chop Shop. Arnold has worked within post houses in the past — Blinkfx, McHale Barone, Superdupe — and two years ago, decided it was time to go out on his own.


POSTING IN CANADA
Published: March 25, 2009

Forget the tax incentives, it’s high-quality work that Canadian facilities want to be known for.
ON THE LOOKOUT
Published: March 24, 2009

With the economy in the tank and things looking rough for the foreseeable future, how many post pros will be heading to the NAB show in Las Vegas to check out, and even purchase, new gear? More than you might think!
WESTON FONGER WINS 'SONOPEDIA SOUND DESIGN COMPETITION'
Published: February 26, 2009

NEW YORK — Post Magazine (www.postmagazine.com) and Blastwave FX (www. blastwavefx.com) are proud to announce the winner of the Sonopedia Sound Design Competition: New York-based Weston Fonger.
A GLASS HALF FULL
Published: February 25, 2009

Times are tough, no doubt. And this economic crisis is reaching far beyond the housing market and auto industry. One only needs to read our daily online news to see details on how the post market is being affected. So this month, I decided I would try to find some positive news, and believe it or not, there are numerous headlines that suggest the world is not coming to an end.
LCD: THE NEXT CRT?
Published: January 28, 2009

Studios are coming to grips with the fact that cathode ray tube-based monitors are quickly becoming a technology of the past. Manufacturers have switched to LCD panels, and the economics of scale, driven by the consumer business, means it's no longer cost effective to keep CRT production lines operating.
OPTIMISM OR CONCERN?
Published: January 27, 2009

As I write this letter, an estimated two million people have gathered at the National Mall in Washington, DC, hopeful that the incoming administration will bring “change” to our nation and its struggling economy. There is optimism and excitement over the possibilities the future holds, but for those who’ve already lost jobs or seen retirement funds take catastrophic hits, there is also much concern.
GOING GREEN
Published: December 22, 2008

It's one thing to say you're "going green," but it's another to actually do it. Mark Decena, director at San Francisco's Kontent Films, is doing it. And his efforts go beyond typical recycling initiatives.
CLEARING THE HURDLES
Published: December 1, 2008

Since 2001, Post has been using the SWOT format in its December issue, allowing pros to reflect on the past 12 months and predict the trends that might shape the year ahead.
SWOT: NEW MEDIA
Published: December 1, 2008

For many post studios, "new media" means "new business." But facilities are still trying to figure out how they can make money in this emerging genre. The Web, games, mobile content and even special venues have all been identified as potential avenues in which to deliver content. But budgets can still be conservative, which is a challenge in creating content that's often more complex than a typical broadcast spot.
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