ART OF THE CUT with John Refoua, ACE on “Magnificent Seven”

ART OF THE CUT with John Refoua, ACE on "Magnificent Seven" 1

John Refoua has nearly 30 editing credits going back to the early 1990s, starting with TV including “Law and Order,” “Ally McBeal,” “CSI:Miami,” and even “Reno:911.” His feature credits include “Olympus Has Fallen,” “Southpaw,” “The Magnificent Seven,” but probably most notable is his 2009 Oscar nomination for Best Editing for “Avatar,” co-editing with James Cameron […]

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Hot Gear: stolen equipment

Stolen gear report

On 11 September, loathsome lowlifes robbed San Francisco rental house Videofax of over $1,000,000 of equipment. The contemptible crims cut phone lines, capped a security camera, burrowed through a wall, and busted through a security gate before strolling off with stolen cameras and lenses. These vile thieves previously attempted to boost gear from Koerner Camera in Portland and […]

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Photokina 2016: the year of the action cams

Photokina 2016: the year of the action cams

The 2016 edition of Photokina could be called the action cam edition. Many new models – including GoPro’s HERO5 – were on show at the Cologne trade fair for photo and video, offering the public a wider choice than is probably needed. As Roger Waters sings in “It’s a miracle”, we’ve got a choice. Let’s […]

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