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musiDAvid editors and assistants working in long-format television or feature films know dealing with music can be cumbersome. Pulling large volumes of music tracks and tracking them through the licensing process can involve a lot of backtracking and headaches. Assistants need to scour the timeline to gather song titles, their start and endpoints, and how many times they were used, a manual process. It’s also limiting and inefficient for editors to sift through tracks without additional song details besides just their filenames. An AMA plugin called mus.iD that carries across the metadata embedded in the ID3 tag offers a solution. More »

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HansZimmerReddit has grown so much in popularity in the past few years that their AMA (Ask Me Anything) feature, where any user can ask a question of a celebrity, has attracted numerous filmmakers — who have given a range of interesting answers. Hans Zimmer recently participated in one, and we’ve culled the most interesting responses from this Hollywood mega-composer’s interview. Click below to read wisdom and tips from the music man himself. More »

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We’re back with another entertaining discussion from Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) section, this time with French music producer and director Quentin Dupieux, whose recent films Rubber (shot on the Canon 5D Mark II) and Wrong have both entertained and polarized audiences. Under his pseudonym Mr. Oizo (from the French oiseau, meaning ‘bird’), Dupieux joins us from a computer at the Drafthouse Village in Austin, TX. Read the transcript and get some DSLR advice after the jump. More »

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Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) section has been developing into a popular outlet for creators to interface with an audience and create some buzz for their latest works. Intended to promote the release of his new film Spring Breakers, director Harmony Korine’s thread got rowdy yesterday with his replies to questions from fans and trolls alike. The words that come out of Korine’s mouth are usually equal parts enthralling, quixotic and perplexing, and this is only exacerbated by the brash and informal nature of an internet chatroom. Check out some quotes from the AMA after the jump. More »

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In the future of film and the internet — the marriage of which is certain, and ever-expanding — there are some things that are uncertain, such as how major studios and large productions will or won’t quickly adapt. Small startups and independent filmmakers, on the other hand, can be more in touch with the underground pulse that could become the mainstream heartbeat, and able to maneuver accordingly. Indie producer Ted Hope isn’t new to adapting to ‘what’s new,’ and is also a vocal indie-industry web presence. On his own blog and through a Reddit AMA he and few other cast/crew members held for the newly VHX-released Dark Horse, Ted has highlighted several key things up and coming filmmakers should be keeping in mind — including why DRM has to go. More »