The A-List

The A-List

  • VFX Editing Provides Ben Mills an Assisting Role with an Extra Level of Creativity

    Ben Mills explains how a VFX Editor has to be the most up-to-date person in terms of the way the cut is shaping up, and how the VFX are being affected by the story.

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  • Award-Winning Editor Valerio Bonelli Opens the Door to his Cutting Room

    Editor Valerio Bonelli has just finished Stephen Frears’ film ‘The Program’ and won Best Documentary Editing Award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival for his work on the documentary ‘Palio’.

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  • What Happens When Bullet-Proof Action Heroes Meet Bullet-Proof Avid Editorial. Cutting ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ with Eddie Hamilton.

    Editor Eddie Hamilton shares his experience working with director Christopher McQuarrie and producer Tom Cruise in the cutting room of ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’.

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  • Meeting the Release Deadline of ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ with Avid Pro Tools

    The audio post production team of ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ relied on Avid Everywhere to finish the movie five months before its initial release date. Take a look at how the team came together to deliver the latest M:I blockbuster.

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  • Assistant Editor Tom Doggart Keeps the Stop-Motion Comedy Flowing on ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’

    With more than a decade of animation experience, Assistant Editor Tom Doggart joined the team of ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’, the successful hilarious stop-motion animated film.

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  • From Comicbook to Screen, Editors Discuss Working on Marvel Films and Series at EditFest L.A.

    At this year’s EditFest L.A., Avid hosted a must-see panel discussion where attendees learned about the challenges and triumphs editors face while creating Marvel films and television series.

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  • Top 5 Filmmaking Lessons I Learned From ‘Boyhood’ Editor Sandra Adair

    During NAB 2015, Editor Sandra Adair discussed what it took to shape ‘Boyhood’. Here are five lessons I picked up from this exclusive interview.

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  • First Assistant Editor Riccardo Bacigalupo Shares Tricks of the Trade in Post Production

    First Assistant Editor Riccardo Bacigalupo took a well earned break after having spent the last two and a half years on ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and ‘Kingsman’, giving us the opportunity to chat about his latest and upcoming projects.

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  • Editor Margaret Sixel Reveals How Every Shot Earned its Place in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

    In this first article of our Summer Movie Magic series we interview editor Margaret Sixel, who was given the task to create ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ out of 470 hours of footage.

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  • ‘Paddington’ Editor Mark Everson on Cutting Comedy with a CGI Main Character

    London based Editor Mark Everson is known for cutting comedy and documentaries for television and feature films. In this article he explains how he faced the challenges of cutting comedy with a CGI main character for the recent hit movie ‘Paddington’.

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  • Marvel's The Avengers

    Marvel’s The Avengers

    Meet The Avengers team—editor Jeff Ford, assistant editors Robin Buday and Matt Schmidt—and hear how they helped create one of the most successful films of all time with the help of Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Avid shared storage.

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  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    Go behind the scenes of Iron Man 2 with editors Dan Lebental and Richard Pearson. Hear how they collaborated on one of the most successful films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the help of Media Composer and Avid shared storage.

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