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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

  • Workflow: Gone Girl's 6K challenge
    Workflow: Gone Girl's 6K challenge

    20th Century Fox’s new film Gone Girl hit theaters on October 3rd, and is one of the first films to have been shot with Red’s 6K Dragon camera. Directed by David Fincher and based on Gillian Flynn’s b ...

    October 8, 2014

  • VFX: 'Sin City 2 - A Dame to Kill For'
    VFX: 'Sin City 2 - A Dame to Kill For'

    VANCOUVER — Prime Focus World recently teamed up with director Robert Rodriguez and his Troublemaker Studios on the new film, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For. The studio served as the exclusive visual ...

    August 23, 2014

  • Primetime: Discovery's 'Alaska - The Last Frontier'
    Primetime: Discovery's 'Alaska - The Last Frontier'

    HOLLYWOOD — Discovery Studios, the full-service production company within Discovery Communications, is in production of Season 4 of the popular program, Alaska: The Last Frontier. The show has been no ...

    August 19, 2014

  • Technicolor-PostWorks completes 'Hundred-Foot Journey'
    Technicolor-PostWorks completes 'Hundred-Foot Journey'

    NEW YORK — Mark Gethin, the creative director of color at MPC USA, recently spent several weeks in New York City, providing final color for the new DreamWorks feature The Hundred-Foot Journey. The fil ...

    August 7, 2014

  • Primetime: FX Networks' 'Louie'
    Primetime: FX Networks' 'Louie'

    FX Networks recently aired the fourth season of Louie, the half-hour scripted series that stars comedian Louis CK. Each episode spotlights his hectic life in New York City, which includes raising two ...

    August 5, 2014

  • Into The Void completes VFX for 'Shockwave Darkside'
    Into The Void completes VFX for 'Shockwave Darkside'

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Into The Void FX, LLC (http://intothevoidfx.com), recently completed visual effects work on the new feature film Shockwave Darkside. The 3D feature is about the last war on the moon ...

    July 17, 2014

  • VFX: Disney's 'Maleficent'
    VFX: Disney's 'Maleficent'

    LOS ANGELES — In Disney’s animated classic Sleeping Beauty (1959), Princess Aurora is cursed to fall into a death-like sleep on her 16th birthday. Maleficent, the fairy and mistress of all evil, appli ...

    June 5, 2014

  • Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
    Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    BURBANK — Jill Bogdanowicz, senior supervising DI colorist at Modern Videofilm (www.mvfinc.com), here, worked closely with director Wes Anderson to create the look of the new Fox Searchlight film, The ...

    March 11, 2014

  • Special Report: ABC's 'Mistresses' to employ cloud-based workflow
    Special Report: ABC's 'Mistresses' to employ cloud-based workflow

    LOS ANGELES — DigitalFilm Tree provided consulting and post services for the first season of ABC’s Mistresses, starring Alyssa Milano, Yunjin Kim, Jes Macallan and Rochelle Aytes. Produced by ABC for ...

    March 6, 2014

  • Editor's Letter: The Secret VFX of 'Walter Mitty'
    Editor's Letter: The Secret VFX of 'Walter Mitty'

    I remember a couple of years ago, you would do a 400-shot movie and it was a huge film,” recalls VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron, who was part of the Oscar-winning team that worked on The Life of Pi ...

    January 15, 2014

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