ART OF THE CUT with the Oscar nominated editor of “Green Book”

ART OF THE CUT with the Oscar nominated editor of "Green Book" 1

Patrick J. Don Vito was just nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for Green Book.  Previous feature film work includes My Life in Ruins, Movie 43, Walk of Shame and The Three Christs. (This interview was transcribed with SpeedScriber. Thanks to Martin Baker at Digital Heaven) HULLFISH: Have you worked with Peter Farrelly before? I usually […]

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Art of the Cut’s “Voices from Sundance” on editing “RBG”

Art of the Cut's "Voices from Sundance" on editing "RBG" 9

In episode 3 of Art of the Cut’s “Voices from Sundance” series of podcasts, I spoke with Carla Guttierrez who edited the CNN Films documentary, “RBG” which was recently nominated for the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, and Carla was nominated for this year’s ACE Eddies for Best Documentary Editing. She has been editing documentaries […]

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Traveling While Black, a documentary in VR: trading pixels for emotions

Traveling While Black, a documentary in VR: trading pixels for emotions 10

Premiered at Sundance, Traveling While Black, directed by Roger Ross Williams, is a documentary  that does more than tell a story, it immerses the viewer in the narrative, thanks to Virtual Reality. Sundance Film Festival does suggest on the event’s website ways for people to follow the festival, which runs until February 3, from anywhere […]

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Classic Course: Bilateral Blur

Adobe After Effects Bilateral Blur effect

Our next movie exploring blur effects dives into the mysterious, under-used Adobe After Effects plug-in Bilateral Blur. It is based on the concept that our eyes are much more sensitive to detail in luminance information (black and white) than they are to color information. By blurring the color channels and keeping the luminance sharp, you […]

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Voices from Sundance podcast with Phyllis Housen, editor, “Clemency”

Voices from Sundance podcast with Phyllis Housen, editor, "Clemency" 12

Here’s episode 2 of Voices from Sundance. This episode features Phyllis Housen, who edited the narrative feature film “Clemency.” She discusses her methodologies, her introduction to NLE on “Kill Bill,” her experience cutting this film on Adobe Premiere Pro, and the wisdom learned from assisting the iconic film editor, Sally Menke. Enjoy! FCC or is […]

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