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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

  • Working It: How this grad landed her first gig
    Working It: How this grad landed her first gig

    Amy Rosenberg graduated from Indiana University in May, and through her own legwork, networking and maximizing of opportunities, has scored her first position as an editor’s assistant at Hooligan (www ...

    September 11, 2012

  • Student To Pro
    Student To Pro

    Finding your first job can be a humbling experience, particularly for those who have grand ideas of creating video, film and animated projects upon graduation. The right schooling is important, but at ...

    September 5, 2012

  • Post Script: A conversation with Avid CEO Gary Greenfield
    Post Script: A conversation with Avid CEO Gary Greenfield

    Just prior to IBC, I had a chance to speak with Avid CEO Gary Greenfield, who has picked up some added responsibilities following the departure of COO Kirk Arnold in July, and the divestiture of the c ...

    September 4, 2012

  • Mutt's independent plan
    Mutt's independent plan

    Aaron Lee Lopez is the owner of Mutt Productions (www.muttproductions.com) in San Antonio, TX, a boutique post house that offers production, editorial and audio services for commercial projects, music ...

    August 17, 2012

  • Scoring Disney's 'Odd Life of Timothy Green'
    Scoring Disney's 'Odd Life of Timothy Green'

    SANTA MONICA — Disney’s latest live action film The Odd Life of Timothy Green centers on a young couple struggling with infertility. In frustration, they bury a box in their backyard, listing all of t ...

    August 17, 2012

  • Post Script: FX Networks details branding strategy
    Post Script: FX Networks details branding strategy

    Last month, we looked at studios that specialize in “broadcast design.” I recently had a chance to connect with the folks at FX Networks, which faces a constant challenge in attracting viewers to its ...

    July 9, 2012

  • Edit Fest 2012: Pros discuss their inspiration
    Edit Fest 2012: Pros discuss their inspiration

    NEW YORK — Edit Fest NY took place last month at the Director’s Guild of America offices here. The conference was attended by editors, assistant editors, directors and producers looking to expand thei ...

    July 9, 2012

  • Post Script: Source Audio's solution
    Post Script: Source Audio's solution

    Source Audio recently launched a new search and distribution platform for sound effects and music licensing that’s designed to serve the creators of production music as well as the agencies, productio ...

    June 8, 2012

  • Post Script: Composing 'The Raven'
    Post Script: Composing 'The Raven'

    Composer Lucas Vidal and his LA-based Music and Motion Productions (www.mumoproductions.com) completed work on The Raven, a 19th Century tale of Edgar Allan Poe and the influence his writings have on ...

    May 22, 2012

  • The Art of Compositing
    The Art of Compositing

    It could be said that the compositing process is where things all come together, be it in a feature film, commercial or television program. Compositors have a keen eye, and it’s their job to not only ...

    May 15, 2012

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