American Soundtrack Story

August 17, 2018

The world of episodic TV and cable has been experiencing some major challenges during recent seasons. As appointment viewing transitions to more on-demand streaming and even binge-watching, there is a pressing need to deliver increasingly innovative and enveloping soundtracks for a wider range of offerings. […]

Editors Guild Members Invited
to Join Motion Picture Academy

June 26, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 928 artists and executives from 59 countries — including 37 Editors Guild members in good standing — who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures […]

Robert “Bubba” Nichols on ‘Top Gun’

June 12, 2018

To hear Robert “Bubba” Nichols describe it, working as a recordist sounds a little like serving as a fighter pilot. Okay, okay — pilots operate under life-and-death pressures in the air, while recordists toil under far less challenging conditions on a re-recording stage. […]

Disney’s Deus Ex Machine Shop

December 8, 2017

In the early days of the motion picture industry, progress often required that new technologies be innovated by a studio that was advancing the art of cinema. […]

Totally Involved in the Cutting Room

December 8, 2017

“Editing a film is making the film as much as shooting it or writing it is.” Woody Allen told me that when I interviewed him in 1996 for “DGA Magazine,” for which I served as editor. […]

Rick Alexander on ‘Ronin’

August 4, 2017

In 1998, when re-recording mixers Rick Alexander and Richard D. Rogers first met with director John Frankenheimer about working on “Ronin,” there were many subjects that could have been discussed. […]

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