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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…

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

Very few editors cross back and forth between animation and live action. They are – at the same time – radically different processes, that also share many common ties and skillsets. One…

Audio Editing Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro 10.3

Audio Editing Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro 10.3

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Ripple Training’s Steve Martin some tips for making audio editing in Final Cut Pro 10.3 faster and easier. There are…

2017 ACE EDDIE nominations announced

2017 ACE EDDIE nominations announced

Art of the Cut congratulates all of the nominees. Many of the nominees have done interviews with Art of the Cut. If you want to see what it took to…

Learning to be Creative

Learning to be Creative

As motion graphics artists, we often have editors volunteer that they don’t think of themselves as being creative (despite working in the field of storytelling). This can be particularly…

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…

Documentary Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 8

Documentary Sound-28 Weeks of Post Audio-Week 8

Documentary sound utilizes all of the main elements typical to audio post – dialog, music and effects, however the application of those are very dependent on the type of documentary being…

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…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

Hughes Winborne, ACE, is an Oscar-winning editor (Crash, 2005) who has cut more than two dozen feature films including Billy Bob Thornton’s Sling Blade, The Pursuit of Happyness…