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24 March 2011

Cutting Natural History

SEMINAR:
Cutting Natural History, as defined by the Editors of the ROSCAR Finalists.
Presented by the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE)

In this Q&A session, Editors will reveal the creative filmmaking and post-techniques used to help cement their projects as ROSCAR Finalists. They will divulge the latest information about post-production workflows as well as the changing deliverables requirements for natural history and animal programming. Plus they will give an insight into the endless ways of telling stories as well as their relationships with Producers and Writers in the cutting room. They may also let slip a few tricks of the trade along the way! (clips from these films will be shown and discussed by the Editor)

Panel:
Matt Meech, Editor of "Echo: An Unforgettable Elephant" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for Editing via SKYPE, live from Bristol, UK.
Darren Flaxstone, Editor of "Natures Great Events: The Great Tide" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for Editing via SKYPE, live from Bristol, UK.
Ronet van der Walt, Editor of "Shark Night" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for Editing
Elmien Fourie, Editor of "The Last Lioness" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for African Filmmaker
Don Percival, Editor and Producer of "Karina, Wild on Safari" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for Limited Budget
Brenda Spaan, Senior Editor of "Wildlife Podcast/Earth-Touch" ROSCAR Nominee 2011 for Alternative Broadcast

Chair: Susan Scott, SAGE
(Susan is a Full Member of SAGE. She has over 15-years experience cutting documentary and natural history.)

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