Editing Boyhood: Dealing with Changing Technology

Ellar Coltrane and Ethan Hawke in BoyhoodEllar Coltrane and Ethan Hawke in Boyhood

The filming of Boyhood, shot over 12 years, posed some unexpected challenges in post-production. At a recent meeting of the Boston Creative Pro Users Group, First Assistant Editor Mike Saenz explained the difficulties of the editing process, made more complicated by…  Read more


Red Giant’s Shooter Suite: Video Acquisition and Image Processing Software


Red Giant have been expanding their software offerings. Well known for their easy-to-use color correction tools Magic Bullet and Colorista, they’ve also built up a wide collection of tools for keying and effects. Their latest suite consists of some new…  Read more


The Sound of Helicopters in Apocalypse Now


A film’s first shot, its first image, is one that’s obsessed over by many directors. But how many put as much care into its first sound? Francis Ford Coppola did, along with sound designer Walter Murch, when constructing the opening…  Read more


Watch: Behind Interstellar’s Sound Design


Deborah Stratman’s bewitching short film Hacked Circuit, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year, presents a roving, unbroken look inside the foley post-production process at an LA studio. Along those lines, this featurette with Interstellar‘s Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer, Richard King, provides…  Read more