The History of Cutting – The Birth of Cinema and Continuity Editing

Cinema began as a novelty – projecting dancing shadows on a screen of simple every day scenes. But through the contributions of talented artists, a new cinematic language of editing emerged. Trace the development of editing from The Lumiere Brothers through Georges Méliès, Edwin S. Porter, and D.W Griffith. This lesson is proudly sponsored by: Read MoreRead More

An Interview with Alan Heim editor Network, American History X, and The Notebook

Alan Heim has edited some of the most memorable films in the past decades including Network, American History X, The Notebook, Alpha Dog, The Mirror Has Two Faces and more. Check out this interview via crafttruckRead More

Who needs a Mac Pro when you can just paint a Trashcan

Ingenious Hackintosh builders stuffed the computer components in a trashcan and painted it candy apple red. What more could you ask for? The hardware inside: Core i3 (Haswell) Gigabyte z87n wifi Radeon 7750 SDD & HDD ATX PSU And some glorious photos of the mod (for more check out the forum post). The Authentics Lunar white trash Read MoreRead More

Thelma Schoonmaker on Cutting “The Wolf of Wall Street”

She is the editing room Ginger Rogers to director Martin Scorsese’s Fred Astaire. The Wolf of Wall Street is her 17th feature with Scorsese in a 47-year working relationship, during which time she has taken home 3 Oscars. She talks to David Poland about cutting Wolf, cutting down Wolf, and the process she and Scorsese Read MoreRead More

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