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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

  • MOBILE...AND GAMING
    MOBILE...AND GAMING

    The annual SIGGRAPH show offers a great opportunity to check out the latest developments in the animation industry. Whether you are interested in software or hardware, or are just an artist just looki ...

    September 2, 2008

  • ANIMATION:  'THE WONDER PETS!'
    ANIMATION: 'THE WONDER PETS!'

    Little Airplane Productions uses teamwork to produce Nick Jr.'s popular Wonder Pets series.

    August 4, 2008

  • CREATING A PITCH BIBLE
    CREATING A PITCH BIBLE

    While many post pros spend their day providing creative services to outside clients, we’ll often hear about “the side project” they’re working on, based on an original idea or collaboration they’re in ...

    August 4, 2008

  • HIGHER LEARNING: VIDEO SYMPHONY
    HIGHER LEARNING: VIDEO SYMPHONY

    BURBANK - Ask Video Symphony president Mike Flanagan how his school differs from other educational institutions that offer training, and he’ll tell you it’s the “post production focus” that sets it ap ...

    August 4, 2008

  • MIXING DISCOVERY'S 'WHEN WE LEFT EARTH'
    MIXING DISCOVERY'S 'WHEN WE LEFT EARTH'

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Sound engineer Cliff Jones recently completed mixing a six-episode documentary series for Discovery Channel that details the history of the US space program, which is celebrating i ...

    June 26, 2008

  • HIGHER LEARNING: INTERNSHIPS
    HIGHER LEARNING: INTERNSHIPS

    For those aspiring to break into the  industry, an internship can play an important role. It's also a way to see how a studio operates from the inside, as well as an opportunity to ask questions ...

    June 25, 2008

  • 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

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