'The 33' Editor on Creating Suspense When the Audience Already Knows the Ending

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The 33 tells the true story of the Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days back in 2010. Recreating a true story that only occured five years ago meant that the filmmakers knew that most audience members would already know the ending. It was up to editor Michael Tronick to help keep up the suspense regardless.

"The challenge was to get the audience invested in the characters and lose themselves in the story," he tells The Hollywood Reporter. "To create conflict, to create suspense, to get into what the government had to do to accomplish the rescue and what the miners had to do to stay alive."


Soft Darts Professional Tour Japan Uses Blackmagic Design Products for Tour’s Live Production

Soft Darts Professional Tour Japan Uses Blackmagic Design Products for Tour’s Live Production

Blackmagic Design announced today its products were used for the live production of SOFT DARTS PROFESSIONAL TOUR JAPAN, including ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, which has become the center of the tour’s live workflow. Production included shooting, recording, streaming to YouTube and video distribution throughout the venue of games performed on the main stage, and was also done using ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, Micro Studio Camera 4K, HyperDeck Studio Mini and Video Assist 4K.


Bannister Lake Releases Chameleon Version 10 Real-Time Data Aggregation and Graphics Management Solution

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