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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

  • Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...
    Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...

    I was lucky enough to attend the premier of Warner Bros.’ Gravity last month. The outer-space feature starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as Space Shuttle astronauts, who get stranded during a ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'
    Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Billy Bob Thornton is a writer, director, actor and musician, who says his best work comes from that inspired by real life. He recently completed work on Jayne Mansfield’s Car, an Anchor Bay Films fea ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Web Entertainment
    Editor's Letter: Web Entertainment

    Not all that long ago, it was thought that programming found on the Web was inferior in many ways to traditional broadcast content. But Web programming, such as series, has come a long way in just a s ...

    September 6, 2013

  • VFX: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
    VFX: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    NEW YORK — VFX producer/supervisor Mark Russell is currently working on The Wolf of Wall Street, an upcoming theatrical release being directed by Martin Scorsese. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as J ...

    September 5, 2013

  • Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013
    Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013

    SIGGRAPH 2013 took place in Anaheim, CA, last month, bringing together more than 17,000 animators, artists, technology developers and researchers from 77 different countries. Holding an animation-orie ...

    August 12, 2013

  • Director's Chair: Jeffrey Hornaday - Disney's 'Teen Beach Movie'
    Director's Chair: Jeffrey Hornaday - Disney's 'Teen Beach Movie'

    Choreographer and director Jeffrey Hornaday recently complete work on Disney Channel’s new summer-event special, Teen Beach Movie, which debuts on the network on Friday, July 19. The movie is a styliz ...

    July 19, 2013

  • Post Script: Witnessing change
    Post Script: Witnessing change

    Ken Ashe is the new GM at ZapBoomBang Studios in Houston, an audio and video production studio and post house that specializes in commercial work, and one that hopes to expand into long-form and corpo ...

    July 8, 2013

  • Hooked delivers 'Haunting Melissa' to mobile devices
    Hooked delivers 'Haunting Melissa' to mobile devices

    HOLLYWOOD — Hooked Digital Media (www.hookeddigitalmedia.com) is a new production company that’s creating original content and delivering it through its own free custom iOS application.

    June 20, 2013

  • Post Script: Light Iron opens in NYC
    Post Script: Light Iron opens in NYC

    Four-year-old Light Iron (www.lightiron.com) launched a brand new facility last month, expanding from its headquarters in Hollywood to the East Coast with a new operation in Manhattan. Light Iron spec ...

    June 7, 2013

  • Training
    Training

    These days, pros looking to expand their skillsets need not travel any further than their computer screens. The Web has become an incredible resource for those looking to be trained or build their exi ...

    May 14, 2013

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