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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

  • LEARNING THE NEW 'STUDIO'
    LEARNING THE NEW 'STUDIO'

    Apple's new Final Cut Studio package has sparked a lot of activity from manufacturers of companion and plug-in products. But just as active is the area of training, and in recent weeks, providers have ...

    August 24, 2009

  • THE NEXT GENERATION POST HOUSE
    THE NEXT GENERATION POST HOUSE

    Digital Octopus is a young company that sees the post industry changing. You can't call them a studio, because they don't have a traditional storefront. Instead, Emmy-nominated editor Peter Dunn has p ...

    August 6, 2009

  • AUDIO FOR ANIMATION
    AUDIO FOR ANIMATION

    Creating soundscapes for these imaginary worlds.

    July 13, 2009

  • ROBERT REDFORD'S BRAND IDENTITY
    ROBERT REDFORD'S BRAND IDENTITY

    Last month, the Promax|BDA show took place in New York City, giving broadcast designers an opportunity to network and take in presentations from many notables in the field. One of the program's high p ...

    July 9, 2009

  • SHOOT...STORE!
    SHOOT...STORE!

    At NAB, there was no shortage of tapeless storage solutions that allow pros to acquire footage directly to disk and then quickly turn it around for editing in their preferred NLE.

    June 1, 2009

  • 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

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