Coates Quotes

March 1, 2010

“Hugh Hudson is a brilliant and underrated director, but very difficult to work with.  He didn’t cooperate with the studios; he was cutting out the stuff they wanted in and vice versa.”-Anne V. Coates […]

This is London: “The Pacific” producer Discusses Workflow

March 1, 2010

When London was readying The Pacific’s post-production workflow in 2007, he participated in two key decisions—to shoot the miniseries on film rather than acquiring it on emerging file-based systems, and to edit simultaneously with production in Australia, bringing along three editors. […]

Pacific Overtures: A Few Good Editors Enlist for HBO Miniseries

March 1, 2010

“Sometimes, hearing another editor comment on your work in an open forum and having him tell you he sees a problem and how he thinks it should be fixed, can be a little uncomfortable, but it was all for the greater good.  The bottom line is that the entire miniseries improved greatly after that.” […]

UNION MADE: How Does One Become a Sound Engineer Anyway?

March 1, 2010

I am still passionately involved—working with clients who require cost-effective methods of designing post-production facilities, recording studios, acoustics and home theatres internationally and am proud to be part of this strenuous but great business. […]

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