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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

  • GETTING A FOOT IN THE DOOR
    GETTING A FOOT IN THE DOOR

    I remember my first internship. Right after graduating college, I started volunteering at my local PBS station on Long Island. I had visions of working with cameras and capturing sound, but the realit ...

    June 23, 2008

  • POSTING SOUTH OF THE BORDER
    POSTING SOUTH OF THE BORDER

    Benjamin Fernandez Maribona operates independent post house Digital Sprockets (www.digitalsprockets.net) in Mexico City. The studio offers an array of services, and Fernandez Maribona serves as a jack ...

    May 22, 2008

  • ON-BOARD STORAGE
    ON-BOARD STORAGE

    Many return home from NAB with stacks of information they hope will help them in making purchase decisions in the year ahead. We noticed a clear trend this year from manufacturers showing on-board sto ...

    April 30, 2008

  • AUTODESK IMPROVES 'HIGH-VALUE CONTENT CREATION TOOLS'
    AUTODESK IMPROVES 'HIGH-VALUE CONTENT CREATION TOOLS'

    LAS VEGAS - Montreal-based Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) is at NAB with a collection of tools designed to improve the creation of high-value content, says Maurice Patel, head of industry management for ...

    April 13, 2008

  • QUANTEL SHOWS NEO, PREVIEWS DINO
    QUANTEL SHOWS NEO, PREVIEWS DINO

    LAS VEGAS - UK-based Quantel (www.quantel.com) is at NAB with Neo, a new control panel for its Pablo color correction system. The controller was designed with feedback from Pablo users and incorporate ...

    April 13, 2008

  • HIGHER LEARNING: THE CENTRE FOR DIGITAL MEDIA
    HIGHER LEARNING: THE CENTRE FOR DIGITAL MEDIA

    VANCOUVER, BC — The Centre for Digital Media opened at the Great Northern Way Campus (GNWC) in Vancouver last fall and is currently instructing its inaugural class through its Masters of Digital ...

    March 31, 2008

  • SETTING UP SHOP
    SETTING UP SHOP

    In recent weeks, a number of new studios have come to our attention, and they all seem to fit into the boutique model, which relies on small but efficient teams using the latest in desktop tools.

    March 31, 2008

  • INDIE FILMMAKER SHOOTS, POSTS 'IF I WERE DICTATOR'
    INDIE FILMMAKER SHOOTS, POSTS 'IF I WERE DICTATOR'

    MIAMI — Independent filmmaker Justin Routt and his Birch Creek Films (www.bcfs.us) completed production and post on a new feature-length comedy called If I Were Dictator (www.myspace.com/dictato ...

    March 12, 2008

  • INTERNSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES
    INTERNSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES

    In January, I wrote about Escape Studios in London and how — through Sohonet — the training facility is able to connect its eager student body with post houses that allow them to work on r ...

    February 27, 2008

  • BROADCAST MONITORS
    BROADCAST MONITORS

    Manufacturers help studios deal with change as the CRT heads toward extinction.

    January 25, 2008

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