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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

  • 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

  • Editor's Letter: Wrapping up 2014
    Editor's Letter: Wrapping up 2014

    For more than a decade now, Post has been using its December issue to look back at the past 12 months, and on to the year ahead. Each December, our issue takes on a SWOT theme, where we look at the St ...

    December 10, 2013

  • Edit This!: 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire'
    Edit This!: 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire'

    LOS ANGELES — Editor Alan Bell recently extended his working relationship with director Francis Lawrence, this time cutting the second installment in The Hunger Games franchise. Bell, whose credits in ...

    December 10, 2013

  • Edit This!: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'
    Edit This!: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    Editor Kevin Tent, ACE, was reunited once again with director Alexander Payne, this time on the Paramount feature, Nebraska. The film, which is presented in black & white, follows the journey of a ...

    November 5, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Giving thanks
    Editor's Letter: Giving thanks

    It’s November and the holiday season is just around the corner. Thanksgiving signals “the beginning of the end” of the year, and is cause for celebration — that is, unless you’re a turkey.

    November 5, 2013

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