May/June 2020

  • 8-Jun-2020
    May/June 2020
    In This Issue:

    - Remote Workflows

    - Cover Story: Editing Netflix's hit series Stranger Things

    - VFX: TNT's Snowpiercer 

    - Streaming: Hulu's Mrs. America

    - Director's Chair: The Handmaid's Tale's creator Bruce Miller

    - Music Videos - Part 2

    - Review: Vegas Pro 17

    ...and much more!!

Departments

  • <I>The Handmaid's Tale</I>: Creator/Showrunner Bruce Miller
    The Handmaid's Tale: Creator/Showrunner Bruce Miller

    Crippling disease and pollution. Economic chaos. Civil war. Power-crazed leaders. Subjugated women. Revolution. If ever a show and its themes seemed like they were tailor-made for the COVID-19 era, it ...

    June 23, 2020

  • Streaming: <I>Mrs. America</I> editor Robert Komatsu
    Streaming: Mrs. America editor Robert Komatsu

    Mrs. America is a limited series that streams on FX on Hulu and tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The series stars Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly, along with Ro ...

    June 11, 2020

  • Streaming: Netflix's <I>Mindhunter</I>
    Streaming: Netflix's Mindhunter

    Netflix’s Mindhunter series is inspired by true events. Directed by David Fincher, the show focuses on FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench, who try to understand the psyches of notorious serial kill ...

    July 2, 2020

  • VFX: TNT's <I>Snowpiercer</I>
    VFX: TNT's Snowpiercer

    TNT’s new series Snowpiercer premiered on May 17th. Adapted from director Bong Joon-Ho’s 2013 film of the same name, Snowpiercer is set on a train — 1,001 cars long — that continually circles the glob ...

    June 9, 2020

Features

  • Editing: Netflix's <I>Stranger Things</I>
    Editing: Netflix's Stranger Things

    Netflix’s Stranger Things premiered in 2016, taking audiences to Indiana in the 1980s, where a young boy disappears amid a string of supernatural events. The show is now in its fourth season and has m ...

    June 8, 2020

Web Exclusives

  • Animation: NBC's <I>The Blacklist</I>
    Animation: NBC's The Blacklist

    If necessity is the mother of invention, then adversity can be considered its father. Both are fitting descriptions of the tack producers of the NBC crime thriller The Blacklist took after filming abr ...

    June 5, 2020

  • Documentary: Netflix's <I>Crip Camp</I>
    Documentary: Netflix's Crip Camp

    Netflix’s Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution is a documentary about a summer camp - not far from Woodstock - where teenagers with disabilities were given a chance to transform their lives, and at the ...

    June 9, 2020

  • Editing: <I>Mrs. America</I>'s Todd Downing
    Editing: Mrs. America's Todd Downing

    Through the eyes of women, Mrs. America portrays the feminist fight for legalized gender equality in the 1970s and its unexpected female-led backlash. The hit FX on Hulu drama has a stellar cast of wo ...

    June 11, 2020

  • Open House: dPost/dStudio celebrates 20 years in Buffalo
    Open House: dPost/dStudio celebrates 20 years in Buffalo

    BUFFALO, NY — Andy Donovan is the president and owner of dPost/dStudio (dpost.com) in Buffalo, New York. The studio recently celebrated its 20th year in business, and Donovan attributes its longevity ...

    June 24, 2020

  • Remote Workflows: Audio post in the middle of a pandemic
    Remote Workflows: Audio post in the middle of a pandemic

    When the stay at home order in California took effect, we had about 35 episodes of television and four feature films that were in various stages of picture and sound editorial. Naturally, everyone hop ...

    June 12, 2020

  • Soundtrack: <I>Mrs. America</I> sound designer Scott Gershin
    Soundtrack: Mrs. America sound designer Scott Gershin

    BURBANK, CA — Sound designer Scott Gershin helped create the original soundtrack for the FX on Hulu series Mrs. America. The limited series looks at the Equal Rights Amendment and the women’s movement ...

    June 26, 2020

  • Streaming: Quibi's <I>The Stranger</I>
    Streaming: Quibi's The Stranger

    Despite increasing awareness — and protests about — the stark gender inequality and lack of diversity in Hollywood, women directors still find it hard to get projects made, unless they choose to direc ...

    June 8, 2020