Timeline Tuesday

  • Student Filmmaker Dominic Kubisch Explains How ‘Project: Baby’ Grew Up

    Student editor Dominic Kubisch used different tools inside Media Composer to tell the story of ‘Project: Baby’. Here’s how he mostly relied on Auto Sync, Markers and Sync Lock.

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  • Changing the Picture Editor Mid-Project on Horror Comedy Film ‘Scareycrows’

    With a rough cut barely finished, Dom Lee took over the task of finishing the edit for horror comedy film project ‘Scareycrows’. Here’s how he pulled it off.

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  • Cutting Lighthearted Children’s Short Series ‘Noy and Hadar’ From Home

    A serious back injury forced Tahel Sofer to stop editing the Israeli version of ‘The Voice’. Soon after, she started to cut the lighthearted kid-friendly short series ‘Noy and Hadar’ from her home office.

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  • From 5K Dailies to DCP—Editor Andrew Gust Describes the High-Resolution Workflow of ‘Kiss Me Kill Me’

    Feature film ‘Kiss Me Kill Me’ was filmed entirely in 5K and delivered as DCP for film festivals. Here’s how the post production team handled its High-Resolution workflow from start to finish.

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  • Acclaimed Film Editor Chris Witt Relied on Virtual KEM Rolls to Cut Short Film ‘Drink’

    For editor Chris Witt, one of the most enjoyable things about Media Composer is the ability to work in a film flatbed editing style. He still creates digital versions of KEM rolls to work from.

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  • Finding the Perfect Balance Between Style and Substance While Editing ‘Parnassus’

    The biggest challenge of editing the film ‘Parnassus’ was finding the perfect balance between style and substance. Here’s how editor Robin de Jong pulled it off.

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  • Cutting ‘Pikadero’ Slowly Unveiled the Glimmers of Hope and Devastation Building Up in its Characters

    Karel Dolak looks back at the editing process of ‘Pikadero’, witnessing how the story unfolded and the characters emotions’ played out on screen when married with other scenes.

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  • How the ‘Kingdom Hearts’ Games Got Their Reorchestrated Soundtracks with Help From Sibelius

    Project Destati is a musical homage to the score of the ‘Kingdom Hearts’ games. Here’s how Sebastian Wolff and his team reorchestrated Yoko Shimomura’s epic compositions with Sibelius.

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  • Editing ‘South Beach’: Miami’s Newest Vice

    Though launched as a 6-episode digital series, ‘South Beach’ was originally written and produced like a two-hour movie. Here’s how Nick Link edited ‘Miami’s Newest Vice’.

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  • Hip Hop Documentary ‘Knocturnal’ Gets a Soundtrack to Match the Action

    Composer Charles Gaddis scored the soundtrack for the short form documentary ‘Knocturnal’, a weekly hip-hop event featuring cyphers and break dancing from the local BBoys and BGirls.

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  • The Art and the Craft of Cutting Docs Told Through Timeline Tuesday

    For FRONTLINE senior editor Steve Audette, the timeline is the most illustrious and informative description of a sequence. Find out how he can see the program in his mind just by watching the timeline.

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  • Connecting Colors, Emotions and Sound to Score ‘The Eternal Night of the Twelve Moons’

    Film music composer and sound designer Danny Rubio developed a particular technique that connects his music compositions with the color palette of scenes.

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