Chris Foreman

Chris Foreman

Chris has been working in the broadcast industry for over 30 years, a lot of it as an editor, camera operator, sound recordist and troubleshooter.  He has an unrequited love of technology and a loathing of tomatoes.

Colin Goudie's career as an editor spans over 35 years and covers everything from documentary to big budget blockbusters such as Rogue OneRead. In this fascinating interview we find out what motivates him, how things have changed over the years, and what he thinks of the modern cinema experience.

What went wrong with metadata? [opinion]

Published in Production

Metadata was supposed to be the new 'promised land' of production. Eventually, it was proposed, metadata would be as essential as the camera itself. So what went wrong?

Emmy Award Winning Editor Simon Smith discusses his workflow on Chernobyl and how it’s enabled working from home.

There are a lot of established lens brands out there so when a relative newcomer emerges it can be tough to gain any sort of foothold. Laowa are such a brand from Venus Optics. Chris Foreman checks out how the Laowa 100mm 2:1 Macro lens performs.

Sometimes it seems that we are in a perpetual firmware update cycle. If you feel like you are, you're not alone. Why is this?

Some of the best ideas in video happen when you want to prove someone wrong. In fact it is sometimes often essential to progress, even in broadcast television.

Why is correct A/V sync so difficult to achieve?

Published in Post & VFX

With all the modern tech available, you would have thought that something as obvious as lip synch would be almost a none issue. It seems this isn't quite the case however...

We would like to think that what we buy or invest in will be future proof as much as we can, but it's a fools errand.

Who's going to support your old software?

Published in Post & VFX

Love it or hate it, the subscription software model is here to stay. But whichever side of the fence you sit, there are some potential pitfalls when it comes to future software support. And it could affect a lot more than just your editing software.

Is VR the future of Cinema? [opinion]

Published in VR & AR

A sceptic who previously wrote off virtual reality decides to try one of the modern breed of VR headsets to see if the experience has improved.

It seems that every couple of months a new streaming service is announced. Gone are the days when you only had one or two big players. This may soon start to become a problem.

The ease at which we can now watch movies on demand is a great thing for choice. But has it meant that watching a film is no longer the 'event' that it used to be?

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