To The Aotg.com Community,

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!

Yours truly,
Gordon Burkell
Aotg.com Founder

Blackmagic Design Cameras and Gear Used on 2022 Oscar® Nominated Films

March 21, 2022, 02:08 PM

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/media/release/202...

Blackmagic Design congratulates the production and post professionals whose creativity helped bring the 2022 Oscar® nominated films to audiences around the globe. Blackmagic Design’s Pocket Cinema Camera line of digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production software, and more were used on a variety of the films nominated for the 94th Academy Awards, such as “The Power of the Dog,” “Belfast” and “Spider-Man™: No ...

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The 2022 Oscar Nominees for SOUND are in: Here are the sound stories behind all the nominees

February 8, 2022, 09:10 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/oscar-2022-sound/

The 2022 Oscar nominees for SOUND have been unveiled: Here are the stories behind the excellent (and now Oscar-nominated) sound for Belfast, Dune, No Time To Die, The Power Of The Dog, and WestSideStory:

#oscars#sound design#film sound design#oscars 2022 sound#oscars sound#oscars sound design
93rd Oscars®: The VFX Winner

April 26, 2021, 08:51 AM

https://www.artofvfx.com/93rd-oscars-the-vfx-winne...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced the winner for Best Visual Effects!

#vfx#oscars
BEHIND SOUND OF METAL’S EXTRAORDINARY – AND ‘BEST SOUND’ OSCAR-WINNING – AUDIO

April 26, 2021, 08:50 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/sound-of-metal-best-s...

Sound of Metal just won the Oscar for Best Sound - and here are the stories behind that award-winning sound...

#academy#oscars#sound of metal
Oscar-Nominated Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen on Giving “Sound of Metal” its Rhythm

April 25, 2021, 10:48 AM

https://www.motionpictures.org/2021/04/oscar-nomin...

Excitement was running high. The team behind Sound of Metal, Darius Marder’s offbeat drama about a punk rock drummer (Riz Ahmed) who faces life-changing decisions after losing his hearing, was gathered together via Zoom to watch the Oscar nomination announcements. Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, the film’s editor, was settled in front of his computer at his home in Copenhagen when the unthinkable happened. The screen went blank.

#editor#academy#oscars#sound of metal#mikkel e.g. nielsen
2021 Oscars: Best Visual Effects nominees include 3 champs, 3 veterans and 14 rookies

April 23, 2021, 08:22 AM

https://www.goldderby.com/feature/2021-oscars-best...

The films in the running for the 2021 Best Visual Effects Oscar are “Love and Monsters,” “The Midnight Sky,” “Mulan,” “The One and Only Ivan,” and “Tenet.” Our odds currently indicate that “Tenet” (31/10) will be the winner, followed in order by “The Midnight Sky” (39/10), “Mulan” (9/2), “The One and Only Ivan” (9/2), and “Love and Monsters” (9/2).

#vfx#visual effects#academy#oscars
Pre Oscars Recap: Animation & VFX Contenders

April 23, 2021, 08:21 AM

https://www.animationmagazine.net/features/pre-osc...

The 93rd Oscars will be held this Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, broadcast on ABC from L.A.’s Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is partnering with Facebook for an interactive, real-time virtual experience across multiple platforms, giving viewers an opportunity to engage with creators and fellow fans, watch live interviews with Oscar winners, and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of this year’s sh...

#vfx#oscars#animation
Academy Awards 2021: Films with local ties vie for Oscar gold

April 22, 2021, 09:03 AM

https://www.patriotledger.com/story/entertainment/...

In the Academy of Arts and Sciences 93-year history, only two winners have been South Shore natives, and both hail from Quincy. Ruth Gordon won an Oscar as supporting actress in 1968 for "Rosemary's Baby." Peter Del Vecho, producer of the Disney animated princess tale "Frozen," took home the region's second statuette in 2014.

#academy#oscars#disney#promising young women#frozen
ACE Eddie Awards preview: Will Oscar nominees for Best Film Editing win here first?

April 16, 2021, 08:39 AM

https://www.goldderby.com/article/2021/ace-eddie-a...

The American Cinema Editors guild, which hands out its awards on April 17, has a good track record as a preview of the Oscar winner for Best Picture (18 out of the last 30) and a great one for forecasting who will win the Film Editing Oscar (22 of the last 30). Not surprisingly, it is also fairly prescient when it comes to predicting the five Film Editing Oscar slots. Four of this year’s Academy Awards nominees contend for this cutting prize; “The Father” was snubbed by the American Cinema...

#ace#awards#academy#american cinema editors#oscars#eddies
The Mac Pro promised modularity at launch. Two years later, has it delivered?

April 10, 2021, 09:11 AM

https://www.indiewire.com/2021/04/sound-of-metal-s...

At the heart of every filmmaking decision is one question: Where is the audience in relationship to what is happening on screen? One of the most common approaches to answering this question is through subjectivity; by putting the viewer into a character’s point of view (often, quite literally), a filmmaker can shape how we emotionally absorb and viscerally react to the story unfolding on screen.

#design#academy#oscars#sound#sound of metal
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