Imagining a Philip Roth Novel for the Big Screen

October 21, 2016

Philip Roth’s American Pastoral was published in 1997 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year. The film adaptation, from a screenplay by John Romano, directed by and starring Ewan McGregor, with editing by Melissa Kent and sound editing supervision by Christopher S. Aud, premiered September 9 at the Toronto International Film Festival and opened in limited release October 21. […]

MPEG Breaks the Ice on Diversity

October 21, 2016

On a Sunday morning in mid-September the Dede Allen Seminar Room at the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s Los Angeles offices was the setting for Break the Ice, the first roundtable discussion meeting open to the Guild membership, organized by the Guild’s Diversity Committee. […]

Editing Trump: The Making of a Reality TV Star Who Would Be President

October 12, 2016

The picture editors who worked on the original seasons on the NBC show The Apprentice reported that the image of its star, Donald Trump, was carefully crafted and manufactured in post-production to feature a persona of success, leadership and glamour, despite the raw footage of the reality star that was often “a disaster.” […]

Sound Immersion at AES

October 5, 2016

The 141st Audio Engineering Society Convention, held recently in the Los Angeles Convention Center’s West Hall, attracted a record West Coast attendance, with a wide cross-section of brands showing their wares on the exhibition floor and companion demo rooms. […]

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