Current Issue

  • 5-Oct-2022
    September/October 2022
    In This Issue:

    STREAMING
    The Rings of Power
    The cloud brings a global team together to create this epic Amazon Original series
    By Marc Loftus

    VISUAL EFFECTS
    Disney+’s Pinocchio
    MPC helps re-create this wooden puppet’s classic story
    By Marc Loftus

    ANIMATION
    Love, Death + Robots: ‘Bad Travelling’
    Exploring the rendering workflow for David Fincher’s computer-animated debut
    By Kendra Ruczak

    CAREERS
    Final Cut editor/partner Jeff Buchanan
    Listen, observe, anticipate: Advice from a seasoned editor
    By Marc Loftus

    REVIEW
    Izotope RX 10 audio restoration software
    New Text Navigation and an improved Repair Assistant
    By Erik Vlietinck 

    DIRECTOR’S CHAIR
    My Policeman’s Michael Grandage 
    This love triangle seamlessly moves between two very distinct time periods
    By Iain Blair

    EDITING
    Vampire Academy
    Creating a visual tone & style for Peacock’s new series
    By Marc Loftus

Web Exclusives

  • <I>Rosaline</I>: Scoring this Romeo & Juliet-inspired rom-com
    Rosaline: Scoring this Romeo & Juliet-inspired rom-com

    Rosaline is a new romantic comedy from 20th Century Fox. Now streaming on Hulu, the feature offers a fresh and comedic twist on Shakespeare’s classic love story “Romeo & Juliet,” told from the per ...

    November 1, 2022

  • <I>The Infernal Machine</I>: Editing Paramount Pictures' suspenseful thriller
    The Infernal Machine: Editing Paramount Pictures' suspenseful thriller

    Paramount Pictures’ The Infernal Machine follows a reclusive and controversial author, Bruce Cogburn, who is drawn out of hiding by an obsessive fan, thus forcing the novelist to confront a past that ...

    November 16, 2022

  • <I>The Rings of Power</I>: Creating the mixed media main title sequence
    The Rings of Power: Creating the mixed media main title sequence

    The main title for Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power is a mix of animation, visual effects and cymatics. Setting out to portray a universe both primordial and timeless, Plains of Yonder (www.plain ...

    November 4, 2022

  • <I>The Umbrella Academy</I>: Inside Folks' VFX work
    The Umbrella Academy: Inside Folks' VFX work

    Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy is based on Gerard Way’s comic book series of the same name. The show centers on a dysfunctional family of adopted superheroes. In Season 3, the Umbrella Academy has ret ...

    October 10, 2022

  • <I>The Woman King</I>: Inside the sound & picture post
    The Woman King: Inside the sound & picture post

    Sony Pictures’ The Woman King tells the story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors that protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Inspired by true events, the film follows the e ...

    November 15, 2022

  • Careers: Animation editor Stephanie Earley
    Careers: Animation editor Stephanie Earley

    Animation editor Stephanie Earley’s rise in animated post-production came after a previous tenure working in the unscripted & reality storytelling worlds. As a lead editor, Earley worked on the th ...

    October 28, 2022

  • Director's Chair: Olivia Wilde — <I>Don't Worry Darling</I>
    Director's Chair: Olivia Wilde — Don't Worry Darling

    Director, actress, producer and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern-day renaissance woman whose diverse credits include directing feature films and starring on Broadway and in movies and television show ...

    October 14, 2022

  • Filmmaking: <I>The Banshees of Inisherin</I>
    Filmmaking: The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin, from Searchlight Pictures, is set on an a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, where lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) find themsel ...

    November 17, 2022

  • Netflix's <I>Lou</I>: Composer Nima Fakhrara
    Netflix's Lou: Composer Nima Fakhrara

    Composer Nima Fakhrara recently created a suspenseful, vibey score for Netflix’s Lou. The cat-and-mouse action-thriller was produced by Bad Robot, and stars Allison Janney and Jurnee Smollett.

    October 31, 2022

Departments

  • Animation: <I>Love, Death + Robots - Bad Travelling</I>
    Animation: Love, Death + Robots - Bad Travelling

    World-class animators bring captivating stories to life in Netflix’s acclaimed anthology series Love, Death + Robots. Spanning a wide range of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, comedy and ho ...

    October 11, 2022

  • Careers: Editor Jeff Buchanan
    Careers: Editor Jeff Buchanan

    Listen, observe, anticipate: Advice from a seasoned editor

    October 5, 2022

  • Editing: Peacock's <I>Vampire Academy</I>
    Editing: Peacock's Vampire Academy

    Peacock recently launched its new original series, Vampire Academy, a romantic drama from executive producer Julie Plec. The 10-episode series debuted on September 15th and brings its young-adult audi ...

    October 14, 2022

Features

  • Making Amazon's <I>The Rings of Power</I>
    Making Amazon's The Rings of Power

    Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power debuted on Friday, September 1st, reaching more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The eight-part series streams new episodes each we ...

    October 25, 2022

  • VFX: Disney+'s <i>Pinocchio</I>
    VFX: Disney+'s Pinocchio

    MPC helps re-create this wooden puppet’s classic story

    October 6, 2022

Reviews

  • Review: Izotope RX 10 audio restoration software
    Review: Izotope RX 10 audio restoration software

    iZotope’s RX application is the gold standard for repairing and enhancing audio. The new version is now Apple silicon native and has a number of features that will make dialog and monolog editing a lo ...

    October 6, 2022