Manhattan Edit Workshop's DSLR Fundamental Workshop is almost full! We have opened a few more seats for this weekends class. For more information please click here. To see a great article about the season finale of House that was shot on a DSLR please go to the link below:
When director Robert Altman made “Gosford Park” he had 55 days to shoot a film involving 58 actors, who were often in group scenes. Because of this time constraint, Altman would usually light the entire scenes and have all the actors individually mic’d, with two cameras always moving among them. There was no time to get all the eye lines right or have the action to match from shot to shot – and no two takes were ever the same.
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Okay, let’s get one thing out of the way first: the new Drap and Drop timeline in Avid Media Composer 5.0 isn’t a direct rip-off of Final Cut Pro’s timeline. Nor will an FCP editor sit down in front of MC5 and instantly be able to rip into the timeline via mousing in the same way they do with FCP. To read more click here.
American Cinema Editor's EditFest LA is returning August 6 - 7, 2010 to Universal Studios! The editors of Quantum Solace, Pulp Fiction, The Sugarland Express, E.T., Apocalypse, Burn Notice, Tron, Glee and more! Please click here for more information.
The Art of The Guillotine has announced new features on their website as well as a new video section. Check out the first video from A.C.E.'s EditFest LA 2009 Television Panel. For more information click here.
Walter Murch is the most highly-awarded film editor working today, with 3 BAFTA Awards and 3 Oscars for picture editing and sound mixing. Walter Murch's credits include Apocalypse Now, Godfather II and III, American Grafitti and THX-1138, through to The English Patient and Cold Mountain. In this Lecture, Murch notes that film editing is now 100 years old, and recounts achievements from the history of the craft and discusses his own body of work.
Walter Murch in conversation at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2003. Winner of 3 BAFTA Awards and 3 Oscars for picture editing and sound mixing. His credits include Apocalypse Now, Godfather II and III, American Grafitti, THX-1138, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The English Patient and Cold Mountain. Among the Directors he has worked with are Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Anthony Minghella and Fred Zinnemann. The lecture gives an insight behind the scenes to showcase the work of this master of film and sound editing describing not only the techniques used in his craft, but also the creative inspiration behind in the choices he made in the editing room. Murch also notes that film editing is now 100 years old, and recounts achievements from the history of the craft.
New dates have been announced for the Video DSLR Fundamentals 3-Day Workshop. We have changed the dates of the workshop to July 30th - August 1st. If you register by July 15th, the early bird price is $399, the regular price is now $499! Click here for more information. The discounted price will be reflected after you register on-line.