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INTERVIEW: Jeff Toyne – Composer

Jeff Toyne is a composer whose oeuvre includes feature films, many shorts — including two nominated for Academy Awards, composer for “The Two Coreys” on A&E and is renowned for his extensive orchestrations for Hollywood features such as District 9 and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.  He splits his time between Vancouver and […]

RAVE: iZotope’s RX Audio Restoration

Ho hum – audio restoration …another audio tool to spend money on that isn’t a bright, shiny, fun toy.  But if you have some severely compromised audio tracks you will be looking for a solution.  iZotope’s RX is an excellent one. I was recently mixing a broadcast project with some serious audio issues.  These production […]


OMF files are an essential component for audio post workflow.   OMF or Open Media Framework is a file format developed by Avid Technology as a way to more conveniently transfer digital data.  It was originally released in 1990 and then updated in ’96 , it’s a standard and it’s a bit long in the tooth.  […]

INTERVIEW: Todd Sklar – Writer/Director

Todd Sklar, writer and director of “Box Elder” has just wrapped the first leg of his nationwide tour for the film.  The tag line for his movie “Box Elder” seems to sum up what it’s all about best – “On the the road to nowhere, these guys call shotgun.”  Todd took time out from scheduling […]