About the author

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

  • 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

  • NLE RENTALS - PART II
    NLE RENTALS - PART II

    Back in September, this space looked at the NLE rental business, particularly two companies that were seeing success in New York. Well, the rental business is thriving elsewhere, too. Across the pond, ...

    January 4, 2006

  • AES 2005
    AES 2005

    More than 20,000 audiophiles attended last month's AES show in New York, where the latest in audio hardware and software was on display.

    October 31, 2005

  • POST KATRINA
    POST KATRINA

    Like many Americans, I spent much of September glued to the TV, watching weather reports and cable news coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Los Angeles and New York are home to so much of the post industry ...

    October 10, 2005

  • MUSICAL MASH-UPS
    MUSICAL MASH-UPS

    So what is a musical mash-up? Well, according to Wikipedia, it consists of the combination [usually by digital means] of the music from one song with the a capella from another.

    September 7, 2005

  • THE NLE RENTAL BUSINESS
    THE NLE RENTAL BUSINESS

    I've noticed an interesting trend in the post business recently among companies that rent editing facilities - both fully-equipped rooms or field systems. They are busy!

    September 7, 2005

  • CONSOLE MONITORING
    CONSOLE MONITORING

    While our summer issues are often animation heavy, with much of the coverage relating to this month's SIGGRAPH show, there has also been a lot of activity in the audio field recently.

    July 6, 2005

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