In this competition TouchEdit gives you the huge opportunity to edit real footage from a Hollywood blockbuster movie. Exclusive to TouchEdit and first of it’s kind competition, Marvel Studios is providing students with the unique chance to edit a never before shown action scene from the studio’s new blockbuster Thor: The Dark World.
The two biggest national and international student and academic organizations representing film schools worldwide CILECT and UFVA and the prestigious professional editor’s association ACE is sponsoring the event.
Win ONE-OF-A-KIND PRIZES and a chance at attending a Masters Workshop class** in editing offered by editor Dan Lebental, ACE as well as a mentorship from Dan himself for the grand prize winner***.
Prizes include amongst others the latest iPad and TouchEdit licenses for the winners and for their school!
The scene provided by Marvel Studios must be edited with TouchEdit ONLY otherwise you are disqualified!!
The final edit must be no longer than 1 minute.
Here is an interview with Bill Hornbeck about editing in the silent period from an old ACE newsletters. Thanks to Stuart Bass, A.C.E. for this.
“So, You’re An Editor…” The hilarious take on our professions, created by an ACE member. And, no, he didn’t get fired because he couldn’t handle FCP (see the comment section).
Avid has posted many training videos for version 5 here.
The LA Film School sponsored a seminar on editing in early 2007, hosted by Joe Byron. The panel included editors Stuart Bass, A.C.E., Tchavdar Georgiev, and Stephen Rivkin, A.C.E. along with assistant editors Andrew Charlton, Meagan Keane, and Alan McCurdy. It was moderated by Harry Miller, A.C.E.. Click here to view part one of this four part series. Topics include how each got into the film business, collaboration in the edit suite, creativity and the use of technology, and finally a Q&A with the students. The series is posted on the web site Digital Content Producer, from the publishers Millimeter magazine. The 2008 Eddie Awards are on-line on the HD Expo site.
The CinemaEditor Magazine is the official publication of The American Cinema Editors. It has been distributed for over 50 years to editors, producers, directors, post production professionals and film students. To get a glimpse of past issues please visit the CinemaEditor Page.
Student Information Find out everything you need to know about the ACE Internship and next year’s Student Competition. ACE FAQ Since 1950, ACE has been the honorary society of film editors dedicated to the advancement of our craft and to the conviction that the editor is one of the significant authors of a film. We invite you to explore the many public areas of interest relating to the ACE organization including information on the history of ACE, a F.A.Q. on ACE membership, excerpts from our Magazine , educational programs and an opportunity to purchase items from the ACE store.
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