Posts filed under editing

The Come Back Kid

Will Smith in 'Focus'. Edited in Final Cut Pro X.

Since Final Cut Pro X was unveiled as a kind of iMovie Pro the knives have been out for the editing platform. But the evolution of the software has been clever and unique and good enough to persuade Hollywood to grant it a second chance. We spoke to the editor involved JAN KOVAC about how he won the job and pushed it through to the final edit.

Posted on April 25, 2015 and filed under editing, post.

HitFilm Pro 3 Mini Review

Perhaps an off-the-wall alternative to Smoke, Nuke and Fusion is HitFilm ( Now in its third release, Hitfilm is a surprisingly capable 3D compositing and VFX solution – with the added benefit of editing facilities. That's where things start to unravel.

Posted on March 3, 2015 and filed under editing, vfx, reviews.

Why AVID Shouldn't Be A Listed Company

On the 24th of February, 2014, Avid received a letter from the NASDAQ Qualifications Hearing Panel stating that it had delisted Avid from the exchange and would suspend trading of its shares.

Avid had failed to submit timely financial statements – basically as it had discovered that it needed more time to restate some of its historical accounts – so they had expected to be delisted.

Posted on February 12, 2015 and filed under editing, post.

The Golden Hour

Even though most people know the outcome of the story in The Imitation Game, William had to keep his audience on the edge of their seats.Oscar winning and Oscar nominee William Goldenberg has his pick of movies to edit including recently The Imitation Game. He talks about his methodology.

What drew you to the film?

 “Initially it was the screenplay, I read a lot of scripts and that one leaped out.

Posted on February 11, 2015 and filed under audio, cameras, cinematography, editing, fillm, interview, post.