Technology

Cuts We Love – ET

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1613345124379{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1613345161167{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="27291" img_size="full" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1613346164169{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1613346386923{margin-top: 15px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1613346172933{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}"]An instant classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’s depiction of a friendship between an alien stranded on earth and a young boy named Elliot continues to enchant audiences.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="27293" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1613346180935{margin-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1613346202400{margin-bottom: 15px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"]“We knew there was one big problem when making the movie and that was the character of E.T.,” explains Carol Littleton, ACE, who earned an Oscar® nomination for the film. “It’s a puppet made of different parts and we knew that if...

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EditFest Global Debut

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592680641916{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1606960275305{margin-bottom: 20px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="26529" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592682899490{margin-right: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text]More than 800 registrants representing 20 countries participated in ACE’s wildly-successful first EditFest Global – a virtual EditFest event, held from Aug. 29- 30, in response to circumstances related to COVID- 19, which prompted the cancellation of the 2020 EditFest London and EditFest L.A. events. Hosted by ACE President Stephen Rivkin, ACE, the event additionally launched the new EditFest Global website (EditFestGlobal.com), an online resource for events and other content and information for the editing community. This will include past EditFest presentations,...

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Where the World is Going

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592680641916{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592682899490{margin-right: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="26472" img_size="full" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1607045451305{margin-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #fffbd6 !important;}"][vc_column_text]Because of the lead time to publish this magazine, it’s difficult to know what will have changed by the time you are reading this article. With any luck (and we are way due), we’ll all be getting back at work and almost normal. Until then, we have to adjust to the current situation. I interviewed four people for their perspective on how we’re adjusting. Steve Welke is a post producer working on The Stand for CBS All Access. The entire miniseries had been shot by early February except...

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Cuts We Love – Super 8

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592680641916{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1607043849609{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="26458" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592682899490{margin-right: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1607044176297{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}"]Arguably J.J. Abrams’ most personal film, Super 8 is a nostalgic ride back to the director’s own childhood and a paean to ‘80s cinema favorites like The Goonies and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Not for nothing is Steven Spielberg a producer on Abrams’ pet project. “It’s my favorite film of J.J.’s,” says Maryann Brandon, ACE. “I love the mix of genre and capturing the excitement of finding one’s love with filmmaking.”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="26461" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1607044197489{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;}"]As with...

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Tech Corner – Don’t Upgrade

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592680641916{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="26449" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592682899490{margin-right: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1607027811776{padding-top: 20px !important;}"]Microsoft creates operating systems that are designed towork on a huge variety of computers, new and old. Most of the hardware it runs on is not made by Microsoft, but by the likes of Dell, HP or Toshiba. Apple has one customer for its operating system: Apple. With updates to the hardware, implementing new technologies, Apple designs software to take advantage of those changes. The work in tandem. But it can leave customers who’d want the new features with older Apple hardware out of luck....

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