Alan Meyerson on ‘The Thin Red Line’

July 5, 2018

Meyerson momentarily stopped thinking of scores like songs for one of his most personally significant projects: writer-director Terrence Malick’s World War II drama ‘The Thin Red Line,’ released by 20th Century Fox in December 1998. […]

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 […]

Man with a Shorinofon:
When Russia Embraced the Talkies

June 12, 2018

Few Americans, even those who work with motion picture sound, have heard of the Tagefon and Shorinofon systems, but readers interested in the intricacies of how sound first meshed with cinema can learn about these machines and the artists who used them. […]

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. […]

Steve Maslow on ‘The Last Waltz’

May 2, 2018

In ‘The Last Waltz,’ released by United Artists 40 years ago in April 1978, director Martin Scorsese trained his cameras on what was intended to be the last concert of the Band at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. […]

‘Lost in Space’ Again…50 Years Later

April 13, 2018

An unexpected landing on a distant planet spells danger for the Robinson family. If that sounds vaguely like a flashback to baby boomers who watched primetime TV back in the Sixties, it is. Well, sort of… […]

What Our Members Do: Moises Cruz

April 1, 2018

The vault is the very first department through which each media asset goes. My job is to make sure that each asset is assigned a unique barcode number and that every single detail is entered into our inventory system for all tracking purposes. […]

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