Rob Legato & HUGO Issue : Creative COW Magazine

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Creative COW Magazine : Rob Legato & HUGO Issue
The Joy of Filmmaking and The Tricks Behind Hugo. OscarĀ® winner Rob Legato takes us inside the Making of.
4K DI on "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo": building workflows for 4K, 5K and beyond. The Light Iron Digital team takes us inside the production process.
Real World Editing; The trip of Bunim/Murray Productions from Avid Media Composer to FCP and back again.
These Amazing Shadows: An editor's journey through the films that made America.
Editing The Farrelly Brothers' "The Three Stooges": comedy, timing and editing as a team sport.
COW News updates from Debra Kaufman.
Tim Wilson's editorial column.
The Back Forty with Ronald Lindeboom.

Articles in this Issue

TV & Movie Appreciation
The Joy of FilmmakingThe Joy of Filmmaking

People have been understandably speaking about Martin Scorsese's film "Hugo" as a celebration of the life and films of Georges Méliès, but it is also a tribute to those who LOVE to watch films and even to film preservation.

Editorial   02/08/2012
Author: Tim Wilson
Hugo and The Joy of FilmmakingHugo and The Joy of Filmmaking

In this expanded version of the article from Creative COW Magazine, VFX Supervisor and 2nd Unit Director Rob Legato shares some of the secrets of a tribute to the love of making and watching movies, and insights into two filmmaking masters. All of us at Creative COW congratulate Rob on his Academy Award nomination for his visual effects work on Hugo.

Feature, People / Interview   01/26/2012
Author: Rob Legato
4K DI on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo4K DI on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Re-teaming with director David Fincher after their successful collaboration on The Social Network, Michael Cioni and the team at Light Iron built 5K workflows for real time, full resolution post for Fincher's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. The running time of the 4K print is 2:38, creating a data size larger than six 2K features combined. Cioni and Light Iron co-founder Ian Vertovec spoke to Creative COW's Debra Kaufman about how working that way in real time is even possible, working with David Fincher, and what frame sizes larger than 4K mean for all of us.

Feature   12/14/2011
Author: Debra Kaufman
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate
Real World Editing: From Avid to FCP and Back AgainReal World Editing: From Avid to FCP and Back Again

The inside story of reality TV giants Bunim/Murray Productions, and their trip from Avid Media Composer to Apple Final Cut Pro...and back again.

Feature, People / Interview   01/12/2012
Author: Mark Raudonis
TV & Movie Appreciation
These Amazing Shadows: An Editor's JourneyThese Amazing Shadows: An Editor's Journey

An editor's journey through the films that made America (or, how I stopped worrying and learned to love the B-Roll). These Amazing Shadows, an 88-minute documentary, tells the history and importance of the National Film Registry and cameos some of history's most treasured films as it reveals how early films shaped and revealed a changing nation and why we most need to preserve them for posterity.

Feature, People / Interview   02/07/2012
Author: Doug Blush
Editing the Farrelly's The Three StoogesEditing the Farrelly's The Three Stooges

In Atlanta to work with the Farrelly Brothers, the creative minds behind 'Kingpin' and 'Something About Mary,' Sam Seig, the editor for 'The Three Stooges' reflects on comedy, timing, and editing as a team sport.

Feature, People / Interview   02/02/2012
Author: Sam Seig

Writers in this Issue

Debra KaufmanDoug BlushMark RaudonisRob LegatoRonald LindeboomSam SeigTim Wilson
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