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Dan Lebental Develops TouchEdit, a Moviola for the 21st Century

1/18/2013 8:12 AM Eastern

Editor Dan Lebental (Iron Man, Elf) is taking his love for traditional, reel-to-reel film editing to a whole new level: by modifying it into an editing app for the iPad. His editing app, TouchEdit, aims to bring a "retro aesthetic" and simple interface to film editing, using old-school terms like "grease pencil" and "filmstrips."

Says Lebental, who plans to use the app to edit Iron Man 3, "We are at the dawn of the professional program coming to the iPad and other mobile technology. I thought there had to be a more efficient way to make movies [with the new technology at our disposal]. This is a way to lead with the way we are going to be working.”

Read more here on The Hollywood Reporter.

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