As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, there's a distinct difference between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Editing has to do with special sound effects, while Mixing is a focus on the overall audio balance, bet it live on the set or in post-production. I'm certainly no expert in the matter, but that's always been … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2018 – Sound Mixing
I've spent close to a decade as a video editor over the years, particularly in sports television. I learned how to edit reel-to-reel in high school, and non-linear editing began in college when I first was trained on Final Cut. I've used that system, as well as AVID, Quantel, and Edius over the course of … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2018 – Film Editing
First things first, a lesson in category distinctions. Today we're focusing on Sound Editing, which previously had the more clear name of Sound Effects (Editing). What this means is that this category awards the artificial sounds, particularly the sound effects done in post-production, recorded by a foley artist. This is different from the other sound category, … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2018 – Sound Editing
This is my absolute favorite time of year. I've loved the Academy Awards since I was a child, and it's one of my bucket list dreams to just be nominated, or even get to attend. Today, for me, is like the end of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, when Santa Claus arrives to end the … Continue reading The Blitz is On! 90th Oscar Nominations Revealed!