Walter Murch at CAMERIMAGE 2015

Interview with Walter Murch who received the Camerimage festival’s Special Award to Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity. He edited sound on American Graffiti and The Godfather: Part II, won his first Academy Award nomination for The Conversation, won his first Oscar for Apocalypse Now, and won an unprecedented double Oscar for Best Sound and Best Film Editing for his work on The English Patient. Continue reading Walter Murch at CAMERIMAGE 2015

Synthesizers in the Movies

Hans Zimmer and his Moog Modular Composer Neil Brand celebrates the art of cinema music, Neil explores how changing technology has taken soundtracks in bold new directions and even altered our very idea of how a film should sound. In the last of three programmes in which composer Neil Brand celebrates the art of cinema music, Neil explores how changing technology has taken soundtracks in bold … Continue reading Synthesizers in the Movies

The EditDroid: Rise and Fall – Trailer VOD

A very good documentary about the EditDroid. When I worked at Disney Imagineering, we were using laser disc players in a lot of places, including EPCOT starting the 1980s. We were also innovators and early adoptors of nonlinear editing and video to film matchback. From the film’s website; The EditDroid was (one of) the first nonlinear electronic editing system and used several laser disc players loaded with the raw … Continue reading The EditDroid: Rise and Fall – Trailer VOD

Milius, a documentary about John Milius

I watched Milius on Netflix and it is great, I recommend it!                         John Milius is the writer of some of the most iconic films of the 70s and 80s. John Milius interviewed by Francis Ford Coppola One of my favorite Milius films is Dillinger. Starring Warren Oates, who is very good in it, Michelle Phillips of … Continue reading Milius, a documentary about John Milius