She’s Got the Music in Her:
Mitsuko Alexandra Yabe

June 12, 2018

Music editor Mitsuko Alexandra Yabe exemplifies the possibilities offered by the world of post-production if one is willing to throw oneself in and find one’s way. Yabe was born in New York but grew up in Tokyo, where she trained in violin and taught herself guitar. […]

The ‘American Ninjas’ of Post

June 12, 2018

NBC’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (2009-present), now celebrating its 10th season with its May 30 premiere, is a monster success. The series features thousands of athletes/contestants from dozens of US cities, who compete for the title of American Ninja champion. […]

13 Questions Why:
Editor Jacques Gravett

June 12, 2018

When Jacques Gravett, ACE, first started working in television, any talk of diversity in Hollywood was a long way off. The industry was comprised of mainly men, most of them white. […]

Put the ‘You’ in Union

June 12, 2018

What was your last interaction with the Editors Guild? If your answer is “paying my dues” or “attending orientation,” this article is for you. Actually, it’s not; it’s for every member. But if those were your answers, I implore you to read on. […]

IATSE Convenes District 2 Meeting

June 10, 2018

International President Matt Loeb told delegates gathered at the union’s District 2 Convention in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 9, that he was not afraid to get tough when contract negotiations with the producers resume in the coming weeks. […]

Sonic Echoes from the Pre-Digital Era

June 5, 2018

The period during which the newsletter circulated was a critical and tumultuous one for movie sound. It was clear to all that digital would ultimately replace multi-track analog, but no one knew when, or in what format. […]

French Twist: Monteuse Francoise Bonnot et ‘La Tempete’

January 1, 2011

After editing all four of Julie Taymor’s films, including the latest, ‘The Tempest,’ the gender-bending adaptation of Shakespeare’s final play, Françoise Bonnot, ACE, has come to believe that the director bridges time by mixing past and present sensibilities and techniques. […]

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