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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.



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Authored Articles
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.
AES IN SAN FRANCISCO
Published: October 28, 2008

The 125th AES Convention took place in San Francisco last month, bringing together over 400 exhibitors and studio pros looking for the latest in audio gear. The organization (www.aes.org) reported an attendance figure of just under 18,000 for the four-day event, and despite the economy taking a beating early in the month, incoming AES president Jim Anderson saw the show as a success.
DARK SHOOTS RED FOR DOLBY DEMO
Published: October 27, 2008

LOS ANGELES - Filmmaker Randall Dark (www.randalldark.net) has spent the past two weeks shooting footage for an upcoming Dolby Labs presentation. When Post caught up with Dark, he was in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, shooting a timelapse sequence, and had already spent several days in both Dallas and Miami, shooting footage for the project. He was also planning a trip to Toronto to round out production.

EDIT THIS! - 'THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN'
Published: September 30, 2008

Filmmaker Steven Okazaki takes on the roles of producer, editor and narrator for this upcoming HBO documentary.

HARD WORK AND COMPETITION
Published: September 30, 2008

We’ve often heard about climbing the corporate ladder, and in the post industry a great example of a person who’s achieved success through hard work is Bionic’s new managing director, Megan Sweeten. Sweeten got her start at Creative Bubble — initially serving as its receptionist — eight years ago, and over time and through much hard work, became the New York post house’s managing director.
MOBILE...AND GAMING
Published: September 2, 2008

The annual SIGGRAPH show offers a great opportunity to check out the latest developments in the animation industry. Whether you are interested in software or hardware, or are just an artist just looking for inspiration, the show doesn't disappoint.

ANIMATION: 'THE WONDER PETS!'
Published: August 4, 2008

Little Airplane Productions uses teamwork to produce Nick Jr.'s popular Wonder Pets series.


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