Robert Redford’s ‘Ordinary People’

May 1, 2013

It was March 31, 1981. I was celebrating my second anniversary of becoming a union story analyst by watching the 53rd Academy Awards. The host was Johnny Carson and the field of films was perhaps the strongest it had been in decades. […]

Mad Cowboy

May 1, 2013

There are no shortage of Huds in high places in our society today. […]

The Iron Men of Post-Production

May 1, 2013

CineMontage caught up with the editors, and their first assistants Matthew Schmidt and John Dietrick, as they were finishing the film, which sees Stark/Iron Man pushed to his limit while battling the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). […]

Stand Up for Your Work!

May 1, 2013

The idea of standing while sound editing had been in my mind for many years. My initial thoughts were that it would be too hard to be on my feet all day, and I didn’t really have any idea how to do it from a practical standpoint. […]

Romancing a Trilogy: Sandra Adair Edits ‘Before Midnight’

May 1, 2013

“Before Sunrise was the second film I edited for Rick, and it was also the first film I ever cut on an Avid… I was confronted with the challenge of starting right in on the cut with Rick and learning to use the Avid at the same time. It was an interesting few weeks at first!” – Sandra Adair, A.C.E. […]

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