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ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE is an iconic presence in the world of editing. Arguably, no name is known better in our industry. She has been teamed with Martin Scorsese in one…

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

Camera gimbals like the Freefly Movi and DJI Ronin are wonderful tools, but if you pair them with any camera that’s bigger than a DSLR, you quickly realize they…

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame started working as an assistant editor on TV shows like 30 Rock and Smash before joining editing teams on features films like Sidney Lumet’s Before the Devil…

Thunderbolt 3: Now the revolution begins

Thunderbolt 3: Now the revolution begins

2500 megabytes per second drives. Dual 4K displays. External PCIe system expansion. Thunderbolt is no longer just a faster kind of Firewire. It’s a complete desktop ecosystem. In the…

Silence in Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 9

Silence in Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 9

When editing sound and building layers for blending, sometimes there is a feeling that each moment, each action must be filled with sound. However, the push and pull of storytelling…

Review – Wirecast Pro 7 from Telestream

Review – Wirecast Pro 7 from Telestream

An in-depth virtual production switcher made super easy makes broadcasting live to the web with Telestream’s Wirecast 7 a breeze…

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

One of the light fixtures that I often use is the ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal, or leko. If you aren’t familiar with them, this particular type of ellipsoidal…

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

How to Rewire a Bates Power Cord

I recently purchased a few used Source Four ellipsoidal theater fixtures for use in my work. I’ve written about lighting with lekos before, and rent them often, but…

When is the Right Time to go Union?

When is the Right Time to go Union?

There are dozens of labor unions in the United States that represent all facets of professionals within the entertainment industry, and it can be tough to keep them all straight…

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

Looking Back on 2016 and Forward to 2017 in Production and Post – A PVC Roundtable Discussion

We’ve already taken a look back on the biggest articles and series that were published on PVC in 2016, but the New Year provides us with an opportunity…