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Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures by John Purcell

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Acknowledgments

As much as it’s fun to think otherwise, it’s impossible to write a book like this without help. Having said that, I’d like to acknowledge the following people.

Thanks to Brooks Harris for his guidance through the minefield of OMF, EDLs, and HD workflows. I’m grateful to Jack Calaway for his personal notes concerning the early days of nonlinear video editing. No one else could have offered such a front-row history of the subject.

I appreciate Mike Poppleton’s contributions to the chapter on conformations, as well as his observations about EDLs and OMF. Isaac Sehayak was instrumental in sorting out picture cutting issues, and Daniel Ward and Graeme Nattress offered valuable insight into HD production procedures. Doron Sulliman contributed ...

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