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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

  • 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

  • CLEARING THE HURDLES
    CLEARING THE HURDLES

    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.

    December 1, 2008

  • SWOT: NEW MEDIA
    SWOT: NEW MEDIA

    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 v ...

    December 1, 2008

  • AES IN SAN FRANCISCO
    AES IN SAN FRANCISCO

    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 ...

    October 28, 2008

  • DARK SHOOTS RED FOR DOLBY DEMO
    DARK SHOOTS RED FOR DOLBY DEMO

    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, ...

    October 27, 2008

  • EDIT THIS! - 'THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN'
    EDIT THIS! - 'THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN'

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

    September 30, 2008

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