VALE SURESH AYYAR ASE

VALE SURESH AYYAR ASE

Over two years ago in 2016 a dear friend and a wonderful screen editor Suresh Ayyar passed away. Unfairly and way too early aged 59. This tribute reel of clips from some of the many documentaries and feature films he worked on are only some indication of the breadth...
EDITING “PETER RABBIT”

EDITING “PETER RABBIT”

By Christian Gazal. Christian Gazal's editing credits include both "Happy Feet" movies, the live action comedy "The Little Death", the documentaries "Sherpa" and "Mountain" and, most recently, the live action animation hybrid "Peter Rabbit". What was the process for...
EDITING OFF-GRID

EDITING OFF-GRID

OUT TAKES - ANDREA LANG ASE Editing off-grid – Get out of the room. It was about the time I pulled up in the ute, sweltering and swearing under the Scenic Hill repeaters that I started to reconsider the sanity of editing off the grid.  An hour before I drove 3km down...
A CONVERSATION WITH THE MEAA

A CONVERSATION WITH THE MEAA

A conversation with the MEAA  about our Australian Screen Industry Union and its efforts to gain better wages and conditions for all crew. Background: Guilds are groups of crafts-persons who come together to advocate for their craft, develop skills, set standards and...
THE HIDDEN CRAFT OF ASSISTING EDITING

THE HIDDEN CRAFT OF ASSISTING EDITING

In all productions whether drama, documentary or reality television, the Assistant Editor is a key and crucial role in keeping the post-production workflow flowing. Assistants are the manager of rushes, the technical support team and are there to do whatever is...