As Senior Film Editor at ABV2 Ripponlea, Australia, I had been introducing into the editing rooms, and, indeed, the whole production system, was the ability to deliver hot news or sports very fast. This had not been done before.
Film of a sports event could lay overnight in the cutting room for attention the next day. I decided that it should be made available as fast as possible. I spoke with the labs who were only too willing to process the film as soon as they got it and send it on to us immediately. Read more