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.
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
To succeed, it takes more than just quality tracks, you need to compete online too.
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
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 ...
Forget the tax incentives, it’s high-quality work that Canadian facilities want to be known for.
March 25, 2009
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
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
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
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
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