About Michael Kunkes
A longtime contributor to Editors Guild Magazine (the predecessor to CineMontage) and the Guild's website, Michael Kunkes was a freelance writer and editor specializing in post-production, production and and animation. He passed away in March 2010.

Bond Memories

November 1, 2008

CineMontage talked to four editors of Bond past: John Glen, Terry Rawlings, A.C.E, Michel Arcand and Christian Wagner. […]

Foley: They Make the Noises for the Talkies

September 1, 2008

Foley was a name that stuck to the process, the location and the very special group of craftspeople who became, next to the physical actors, perhaps the most important performers in a motion picture. […]

MPTF Aids Industry Workers in Keeping Fiscally and Physically Fit

July 1, 2008

For 87 years, since its beginning, “Taking care of our own”––regardless of ability to pay––has been the primary mission of the Motion Picture & Television Fund, as it offers health care, child care, social and charitable services, and a first-rate retirement community. […]

Smooth Operators: QC and Tape Ops Adjust for the Digital Age

July 1, 2008

Watching movies and TV shows all day––and getting paid for it–– sounds like a dream job, but it’s serious work for quality control and videotape operators. Both are technical jobs, but the digital age has morphed them into a way more creative and challenging endeavor. […]

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