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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

  • Digitally Acquired TV Series
    Digitally Acquired TV Series

    Some primetime shows push the envelope with storylines that challenge social norms and status-quo thinking, and the technology used in producing these shows is often just as risky. This month, Post ca ...

    October 12, 2011

  • Post Script: Point, counter point
    Post Script: Point, counter point

    Last month, in this space, I reported on editor Chris Duke, who is one of the first Final Cut Pro X users to come out and say great things about the new editing software. Well, that apparently was jus ...

    September 7, 2011

  • Post Script: An early adopter of FCP X
    Post Script: An early adopter of FCP X

    Chris Duke is an independent producer whose auto-themed how-to programs air on satellite and cable services. Duke Networks (www.duke.net) is based in San Diego and produces Motorz, a half-hour series ...

    August 8, 2011

  • Post Script: JVC previews affordable 4K camcorder
    Post Script: JVC previews affordable 4K camcorder

    At the recent SMPTE show and Digital Video Expo East in New York City, JVC hosted a new technology demo for members of the post and production communities, soliciting feedback for a 4K camcorder that ...

    July 12, 2011

  • Thunderbolt-enabled Storage
    Thunderbolt-enabled Storage

    By working together, Intel and Apple were able to bring to market Thunderbolt, a new, high-speed I/O technology that offers bi-directional, dual-channel, 10Gb per second performance using a single cab ...

    July 12, 2011

  • Pitching, and competition
    Pitching, and competition

    This month, Post had a chance to speak with a number of studios that are helping networks and television shows establish unique identities through visuals. Broadcast design is an art, as many will att ...

    June 13, 2011

  • Broadcast Design
    Broadcast Design

    Those first few seconds of a television show can say a lot. They build excitement, introduce concepts, recap storylines and most importantly, establish an identity. The same goes for networks, which t ...

    June 13, 2011

  • Stereo 3D
    Stereo 3D

    While the broadcast industry is still debating how to bring the stereo 3D experience to home viewers — although ESPN and n3D both offer 3D channels — the film studios, and even the videogame industry, ...

    May 18, 2011

  • Post Script: Workflow Troubleshooting
    Post Script: Workflow Troubleshooting

    Earlier this month, The Motion Picture Editors Guild teamed up with Sixteen19 (www.sixteen19.com) in New York City to host a “file-based acquisition & post” seminar designed to help production and ...

    May 16, 2011

  • Bandito Brothers goes on-set
    Bandito Brothers goes on-set

    I had a chance to speak with a half dozen post pros that are working on-set this month. But they’re not supervising VFX shots or troubleshooting greenscreen shoots. These professionals are overseeing ...

    April 5, 2011

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