It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.
Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.
We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.
Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.
Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.
I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!
March 22, 2021, 08:55 AM
COVID meant no NAB or IBC shows in 2020, and therefore no in-person Mixers. But we were very happy to welcome 600 attendees to our first virtual Mixer in December. We had brilliant speakers providing insights on all aspects of the industry – you can now watch the videos of these sessions below for free.#ica#mixer#colorist
May 16, 2019, 12:52 PM
Light Iron, a Panavision company, has announced Jeremy Sawyer is returning to its Los Angeles facility as a senior colorist.#color grading#colorist#panavision#light iron
April 26, 2019, 10:50 AM
Colorist Aidan Stanford has joined Keep Me Posted (KMP), a FotoKem company specializing in creative and technical episodic post-production services.#post production#colorist#fotokem#keep me posted
August 9, 2018, 08:22 AM
Want to get your foot in the door of a professional colour grading suite? That toe-hold into the industry will likely come from being an assistant to a professional colorist. In this post I've brought together the best resources I could find to help you do just that. Good luck!#colorist#colour grading#assistant colorist
February 2, 2018, 02:55 AM
Here are some of my favourite podcasts for editors and other post pros, as well as some other recommendations from me, as an editor. Hit the comments to let me know what I'm missing out on!#film editing#post production#podcasts#colorist
March 3, 2016, 03:55 AM
Gordon sits down with DI Colorist John Dowdell to discuss his work for the film Carol at Goldcrest Post, NYC. Carol has been nominated for Best Cinematography at the upcoming Oscars. John has over 200 Features and documentaries listed in his IMDB Filmography. The full transcript is available at aotg.com/cuttingroom.#editor#editing#di#film#film editing#colorist#television#movies#carol#the cutting room#john dowdell
February 10, 2013, 12:20 PM
If you're interested in becoming a DIT or learning more about what a DIT does and how they do it, then check out these resources - a free webinar focused on on-set colour corrections, a primer on understanding LUTS and an extensive post on the DIT's working environment and the equipment they need to succeed.#grading#color theory#colorist#dit#dit cart#on-set colour correction#luts
February 6, 2013, 11:58 AM
For writer/director Bryan Buckley, it was time to do something different. A commercial director and co-founder of the production company Hungry Man, Buckley has put Martin Scorsese and Suri together in the back of cab for Apple, Ellen DeGeneres together with a motley crew of wild and barnyard animals for American Express, and some 40 spots into that precious airtime during the Super Bowl. But his latest work, "Asad," a narrative short film about the struggles of a young Somali refugee...#color#colour#colorist#chris ryan#asad
Daniel George McDonald sits down to discuss creating the finale for Cheer Season 2.
Gordon sits down with the editorial team of The Black Lady Sketch Show to discuss their approach to ...
Gordon sits down with Philip to discuss his work with Tyler Perry and his latest film A Madea Homeco...
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