ART OF THE CUT with the editor of “The Jungle Book,” Mark Livolsi, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with the editor of "The Jungle Book," Mark Livolsi, ACE 1

Editor Mark Livolsi, ACE, started out as an apprentice editor on “Wall Street” (1987), moving up through the ranks for more than a decade, getting his first job as editor on 2001’s “Vanilla Sky” directed by Cameron Crowe, then cutting a series of well known comedies, like “Wedding Crashers,” and movies like “The Devil Wears […]

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Audiovisual451: International borders for digital media distribution are finally diminishing

Audiovisual451: International borders for digital media distribution are finally diminishing 2

It might surprise you to know that I still own and use a multi-region DVD player to be able to play foreign movies in the US. With most commercial DVDs, it’s much more than just a derived PAL/NTSC standards issue. More importantly, it’s a poorly-conceived geo-DRM scheme, which unfortunately doesn’t even incorporate any expiration date […]

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How to deal with huge panoramas viewed online

panoramas online

Panoramas are something that became second nature to me since digital arrived. The possibility to create, with digital stitching, something that would take hours in the darkroom opened new frontiers of exploration. But showing panoramas on the Web takes away, many times, the grandeur of the panorama created. I’ve used panoramas in my photography since […]

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