Tag Archives: post-production

Manhattan Edit Workshop

Less starving. More artist.                      PR Alert – But attractive tagline

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Six Week Intensive Course in the art and technique of editing is a comprehensive jump-start for anyone serious about a career in post-production.

In addition to certified training in Avid, Final Cut Pro and After Effects, we devote time each day to film theory; covering the history & evolution of editing technique, as well as the aesthetics of narrative, short-form, comedy and documentary.  You’ll not only learn the tools – you’ll understand why we use them.
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Art of Mixing Motion Pictures

As 3D conquers popular cinema, how are audio playback formats being developed to match? Mel Lambert reports

For the motion-picture industry, big has always been beautiful – large, projected images accompanied by fully enveloping soundtracks. But with the rapid success of the new wave of 3D, major film post-production centres are focusing on how to increase the experience of sound-conscious audiences. So how are audio playback formats changing as a result?

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LTO-5 Basics

LTO 5 Chart SmallLTO-5 became officially available this year, with products coming fast from the large suppliers IBM, HP and Quantum (the originators of the open format standard), Sony, Oracle/Sun and Spectra Logic. Drives are easily available from Dell, reselling from other manufacturers such as Quantum’s LTO-5 Half-Height Drive and Qualstar’s smaller library systems.

LTO-5 can read and write in the previous LTO-4 format, and read the LTO-3 format, while maintaining speeds and capacities that nearly double the LTO-4. As a side note, there is an industry association named Ultrium, whose website has more data than one would want to sift through…surprisingly, nothing negative at all–though it is hard to find much negative about the technology as it has evolved.

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