Technology

Editing as 3D Art

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] How Editing is a 3-Dimensional (3D) Art by Kiran Ganti 3D means three-dimensions, i.e. depth (or length), width (or breadth), and height. The screens on which we see movies are 2D. They have width and height, no depth. The only time audience experience 3D is when they see movies wearing 3D glasses. Some cinematographers light and shoot the scenes in such a way that in their frame, not only space in width and height is explored but also one can see “depth”. This is their effort to break the 2D nature of the frame. But cinematography is only restricted to the visual. Cinema is made up of twins, Audio and Visuals. Editing explores the other twin also. One...

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Cuts We Love – Top Gun

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1612813321630{padding-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1612811281521{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1622591638817{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="1/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1622591386152{border-top-width: 1px !important;border-right-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;border-left-width: 1px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;border-left-color: #1e73be !important;border-right-color: #1e73be !important;border-top-color: #1e73be !important;border-bottom-color: #1e73be !important;border-radius: 1px !important;}"]FEATURES Spike Lee Lynzee Klingman, ACE Sidney Wolinsky, ACE Small Axe WandaVision In The Heights[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]EDITOR’S CUT ACE Eddie Awards Invisible Art/VisibleArtists In Memoriam: Robert C. Jones, ACE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]2nd Quarter, 2021 Message From the President STOCK FOOTAGE Aspects of Editing Tech Corner Cuts We Love BACK ISSUES[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1612813321630{padding-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="28694" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1622591535907{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1622591576008{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="28696" 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="center" css_animation=""...

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Tech Corner 2Q21

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1612813321630{padding-bottom: 15px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1612811281521{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][/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_1622938515055{padding-top: 15px !important;}"]   Avid Media Composer version 2018.12.15 is the last version of the software before it went through a major interface overhaul. A recent select survey of ACE editors about the new interface showed that only 35% of the respondents (6 out of 17) used the newer interface. The latest release of AMC is 2021.2, so after three years of release a substantial majority of these ACE editors are still working on software that is three years older. Why? Here are some of the responses to the question, “Have you...

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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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