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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

  • Soundtrack: <I>Tom and Jerry in New York</I>
    Soundtrack: Tom and Jerry in New York

    Keith Baxter and Greg Sims are the musical duo behind the new HBO Max animated series Tom and Jerry in New York, which premiered on July 1st. Baxter is a director, songwriter, story artist and guitari ...

    July 12, 2021

  • Soundtrack: Netflix's <I>Trinkets</I>
    Soundtrack: Netflix's Trinkets

    In Netflix’s Trinkets, three teenage girls find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifters Anonymous meeting, where they form an unlikely friendship. The show stars grieving misfit Elodie (Brianna Hi ...

    July 12, 2021

  • Workstations
    Workstations

    Workstation manufacturers are taking advantage of the latest chips — be it from Intel, AMD, or in Apple’s case, their own M1 — to create powerful solutions for work in media & entertainment. The C ...

    June 8, 2021

  • <I>The Underground Railroad</I>: VFX supervisor Dottie Starling
    The Underground Railroad: VFX supervisor Dottie Starling

    Director Barry Jenkins’ latest project for Amazon Prime Video is an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s slavery epic "The Underground Railroad". The ten episode limited series chronicles the desperate jo ...

    June 8, 2021

  • Cinematography: Erik Messerschmidt — <I>Mank</i>
    Cinematography: Erik Messerschmidt — Mank

    Mank, which leads all films with 10 nominations at the 93rd Academy Awards, reunited director David Fincher with cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt. The two have collaborated in the past on Gone Girl ...

    April 14, 2021

  • Editing: Alan Baumgarten — <I>The Trial of the Chicago 7</I>
    Editing: Alan Baumgarten — The Trial of the Chicago 7

    For editor Alan Baumgarten, it was his 2017 collaboration with director Aaron Sorkin on Molly’s Game that led to a reunion with the filmmaker on The Trial of the Chicago 7.

    April 9, 2021

  • Documentary Short: <I>Do Not Split</I>
    Documentary Short: Do Not Split

    Do Not Split is a documentary short that takes place during the heart of the 2019 Hong Kong protests. The short follows the protests that took place following a proposed bill that would allow the Chin ...

    April 6, 2021

  • Soundtrack: The Oscar-nominated team behind <I>Greyhound</I>
    Soundtrack: The Oscar-nominated team behind Greyhound

    Apple TV+'s Greyhound is a thrilling World War II story that was inspired by actual events. The film follows Captain Ernest Krause (played by Tom Hanks), as he leads an international convoy of 37 ship ...

    April 1, 2021

  • Indie Filmmaking: <I>Tulsa</I>
    Indie Filmmaking: Tulsa

    Atlanta-based production company Pryor Entertainment (pryorentertaiment.com) specializes in creating films that inspire, empower and educate. The company is run by Scott Pryor, a trial lawyer, and his ...

    February 26, 2021

  • Filmmaking: <I>Da Yie</I>
    Filmmaking: Da Yie

    Anthony Nti’s Da Yie shares a story of two African children who, unknowingly, are on their way to being abducted. The African film has been accepted into more than 140 film festivals and is now shortl ...

    February 23, 2021

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