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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

  • SOUND LIBRARIES
    SOUND LIBRARIES

    To succeed, it takes more than just quality tracks, you need to compete online too.

    June 1, 2009

  • AUDIO FOR GAMES & DVD
    AUDIO FOR GAMES & DVD

    For some studios that handle audio post, game and DVD titles represent a significant portion of their workload. And for others that find themselves doing sound for commercials and films, games and DVD ...

    April 28, 2009

  • KEEPING BUSY IN THE BIG APPLE
    KEEPING BUSY IN THE BIG APPLE

    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 y ...

    April 28, 2009

  • POSTING IN CANADA
    POSTING IN CANADA

    Forget the tax incentives, it’s high-quality work that Canadian facilities want to be known for.

    March 25, 2009

  • ON THE LOOKOUT
    ON THE LOOKOUT

    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 y ...

    March 24, 2009

  • WESTON FONGER WINS 'SONOPEDIA SOUND DESIGN COMPETITION'
    WESTON FONGER WINS 'SONOPEDIA SOUND DESIGN COMPETITION'

    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.

    February 26, 2009

  • A GLASS HALF FULL
    A GLASS HALF FULL

    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 b ...

    February 25, 2009

  • LCD: THE NEXT CRT?
    LCD: THE NEXT CRT?

    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, dri ...

    January 28, 2009

  • OPTIMISM OR CONCERN?
    OPTIMISM OR CONCERN?

    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 struggl ...

    January 27, 2009

  • GOING GREEN
    GOING GREEN

    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 initiat ...

    December 22, 2008

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