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Qvest Unveils New Remote Editing Solution for Professional Online-Based Video Editing

May 12, 2022 | By
Qvest Unveils New Remote Editing Solution for Professional Online-Based Video Editing

Qvest has announced a new remote editing solution tailored to the current needs of broadcasters, publishers, network agencies, and post-production specialists. The basis for it is the qibb integration platform by Techtriq, which enables professional media workflows in the cloud, resulting in limitless collaboration and greater efficiency. Qvest’s cloud-native editing solution enables media professionals to edit... »

Everything Everywhere All at Once Editor Paul Rogers on the Importance of Experimentation

April 28, 2022 | By
<i>Everything Everywhere All at Once</i> Editor Paul Rogers on the Importance of Experimentation

Continuing our coverage of Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All at Once, the absurdist sci-fi action comedy starring Michelle Yeoh that has been doing impressive business at the box office despite one of the oddest premises of any movie to hit theaters this year.  The intricate concept for the film thrusts Yeoh’s Evelyn Wang (and the rest of her... »

Bel-Air Pilot Editor Jennifer Barbot on Setting the Tone for Will Smith’s Peacock Series

April 18, 2022 | By
<i>Bel-Air</i> Pilot Editor Jennifer Barbot on Setting the Tone for Will Smith’s Peacock Series

We recently spoke to Corey Kaplan, the production designer behind Season 1 of the new Peacock series Bel-Air. This week, we chat with Jennifer Barbot, who edited the Bel-Air pilot and has worked on shows as varied as The Man in the High Castle, Ugly Betty, and Revenge. Bel-Air stars Jabari Banks as Will Smith, a well-meaning... »

The Outfit: Dick Pope, Gemma Jackson and William Goldenberg on Making the Mark Rylance Movie

March 17, 2022 | By
<i>The Outfit</i>: Dick Pope, Gemma Jackson and William Goldenberg on Making the Mark Rylance Movie

A fashionable men’s clothing store hides deadly secrets in The Outfit, a new thriller from Focus Features that opens exclusively in theaters on March 18. The film marks the directing debut of novelist/screenwriter Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) and stars Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) as Leonard Burling, who prides himself in... »

The Year’s Most Anticipated Movies From a Below-the-Line Perspective

March 11, 2022 | By
The Year’s Most Anticipated Movies From a Below-the-Line Perspective

The Batman and Scream were my two most anticipated movies of the year, and with the former currently playing in theaters and the latter now available On Demand, it’s time to turn our attention to my other Most Anticipated Movies of the Year, albeit with a below-the-line twist this time around. Rather than simply... »

The Power of the Dog Editor Peter Sciberras on Dailies, Pandemic Curveballs, and the Academy’s “Disappointing” Decision

March 10, 2022 | By
<i>The Power of the Dog</i> Editor Peter Sciberras on Dailies, Pandemic Curveballs, and the Academy’s “Disappointing” Decision

When film editor Peter Sciberras first heard that Jane Campion wanted to meet with him to discuss a film titled The Power of the Dog, he wasn’t familiar with the source material. A quick Google search yielded the Don Winslow book of the same name, which led him to initially think that Campion was making a cartel... »

ACE Eddie Award Winners Include King Richard, Tick, Tick… Boom!, and Encanto

March 5, 2022 | By
ACE Eddie Award Winners Include <i>King Richard</i>, <i>Tick, Tick… Boom!</i>, and <i>Encanto</i>

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) revealed the winners of the 72nd Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Saturday night at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. The ACE Eddies recognize outstanding editing in film, television and documentaries, and this year, the top four prizes went to Pamela Martin for King Richard, Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum for Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s... »

Oscar-Nominated Editors Andrew Weisblum and Myron Kerstein on Finding the Rhythm of Tick, Tick… Boom!

February 25, 2022 | By
Oscar-Nominated Editors Andrew Weisblum and Myron Kerstein on Finding the Rhythm of <i>Tick, Tick… Boom!</i>

Andrew Weisblum and Myron Kerstein may share an Oscar nomination as the Editors of Tick, Tick… Boom! but they didn’t actually work on the film together. Because of the pandemic, the schedule went long and Weisblum recommended Kerstein to take the film across the finish line. Kerstein jumped at the opportunity to work with Lin-Manuel Miranda again, having previously edited... »

Oscar-Winning Editor David Brenner, Who Worked With Oliver Stone and Zack Snyder, Dies at 59

February 18, 2022 | By
Oscar-Winning Editor David Brenner, Who Worked With Oliver Stone and Zack Snyder, Dies at 59

Oscar-winning editor David Brenner, who cut nine of Oliver Stone‘s movies, died suddenly on Thursday morning at his home in West Hollywood. He was 59. Brenner had spent the past year editing James Cameron‘s long-awaited Avatar sequels, so, fortunately, he was able to spend his final days with his family. Brenner began working with Stone in 1986... »

W. Kamau Bell Needs to Talk About Bill Cosby — and His Docuseries About the Disgraced Comic

January 31, 2022 | By
W. Kamau Bell Needs to Talk About Bill Cosby — and His Docuseries About the Disgraced Comic

As soon as I finished watching Showtime’s new Bill Cosby docuseries, I knew I needed to talk to W. Kamau Bell, the insightful comedian who directed We Need to Talk About Cosby. Bell’s four-hour documentary or “cultural anthropology,” as he calls it, examines the sordid allegations against Cosby, who went to prison for drugging and sexually... »