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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

  • APPLE SHOWS 17-INCH MACBOOK PRO & FINAL CUT STUDIO 5.1
    APPLE SHOWS 17-INCH MACBOOK PRO & FINAL CUT STUDIO 5.1

    LAS VEGAS – Apple introduced a 17-inch version of its MacBook Pro at NAB. The new mobile workstation will begin shipping next week and incorporates the Core Duo architecture with 2.16 GHz proces ...

    April 24, 2006

  • DIGIDESIGN SELLS 1,000TH ICON, DEBUTS PRO TOOLS HD 7.2
    DIGIDESIGN SELLS 1,000TH ICON, DEBUTS PRO TOOLS HD 7.2

    LAS VEGAS – At Avid’s NAB press conference, the company’s Digidesign (www.digidesign.com) business announced that is has sold its 1,000th Icon mixing console, a 48-fader dual-operato ...

    April 24, 2006

  • NEWTEK SHOWS LIGHTWAVE 9 & LOW-COST NLE
    NEWTEK SHOWS LIGHTWAVE 9 & LOW-COST NLE

    LAS VEGAS – NewTek (www.newtek.com) is showing a powerful, yet low-cost nonlinear editor at NAB that allows users to mix HD and SD video all on the same timeline. Priced at $495 and scheduled to ...

    April 24, 2006

  • THE 'B' IN NAB
    THE 'B' IN NAB

    The annual NAB show attracts as many as 100,000 attendees to Las Vegas every April for the purpose of checking out the latest in broadcast technologies. But, as anyone who frequents iTunes knows, the ...

    April 7, 2006

  • SONY'S XDCAM HD TAKES ON IDITAROD
    SONY'S XDCAM HD TAKES ON IDITAROD

    ANCHORAGE, AK – Minneapolis-based freelance director of photography, Mark Falstad, is the first in the US to get his hands on Sony’s new XDCAM HD camera. The company approached Falstad to ...

    April 6, 2006

  • KFC'S 'TOP SECRET CODE' CRACKED
    KFC'S 'TOP SECRET CODE' CRACKED

    CHICAGO – Agency FCB, here, recently came up with a marketing idea for client KFC that combats a television audience’s willingness to skip over commercials while promoting the restaurant c ...

    March 16, 2006

  • NAB, UMD, KFC...
    NAB, UMD, KFC...

    With NAB only weeks away, a number of manufacturers have already shown their hand, revealing what they'll have on display in Las Vegas.

    March 6, 2006

  • SPITFIRE AUTHORING FOR UMD FORMAT
    SPITFIRE AUTHORING FOR UMD FORMAT

    SANTA MONICA, CA - Spitfire Media (www.spitfire-media.com) got into UMD authoring right after Sony introduced the PSP in early 2005. The studio has an ongoing relationship with Universal, having autho ...

    March 6, 2006

  • NAB POST|PRODUCTION WORLD OFFERING NLE TRAINING
    NAB POST|PRODUCTION WORLD OFFERING NLE TRAINING

    LAS VEGAS - Editors looking to brush up on their skill or learn additional applications might want to attend this year's NAB Post|Production World Conference (www.nabshow.com), which returns to Las Ve ...

    February 21, 2006

  • REEL ADVICE
    REEL ADVICE

    3D Training Institute and The Fashion Institute of Technology teamed up to host the "3D Animation Career Advancement Seminar" last month, offering attendees advice on how to find work in the ...

    February 1, 2006

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