ART OF THE CUT: JAN KOVAC CUTS “WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT” ON FCP-X

ART OF THE CUT: JAN KOVAC CUTS “WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT” ON FCP-X 1

Jan Kovac started his editing career re-editing shows, like HBO’s “The Sopranos” from their original HBO broadcast down to a syndicated TV length at the L.A. post-production house, Five Guys Named Moe. While there he met Glenn Ficarra. Ficarra and John Requa directed “Crazy Stupid Love,” “Focus” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.” Jan and I spoke […]

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From Mexican film classics to Oscar nominees

From Mexican film classics to Oscar nominees 3

Blackmagic Design’s Cintel Film Scanner was used to restore more than 20 Mexican film classics for distribution on Spanish-speaking channels, while the software DaVinci Resolve Studio was chosen to complete post production of the Oscar nominee film “Mustang.” On both occasions speed was pointed out as one of the reasons for the choice. Set in […]

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Sony’s new wireless lighting control system

Sony's new wireless lighting control system 4

Sony used the WPPI Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference+Expo, in Las Vegas, to announce the development of their own wirelss lighting control system, and presented a prototype of the system at their booth, during the event. The WPPI Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference+Expo, which is the premier industry event for photographers and filmmakers specializing in […]

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