What does Anarchism have to do with post production? Good question. Anarchists have been given a bad reputation thanks to mainstream media and their narrow use of the term. Too often, people use the word "Anarchy" to describe a violent mob and/or the lack of respect for law and order. This is not what the Anarchist believes in. Anarchists are those who believe that common sense would allow for people to come together in agreement, allowing for the participants to freely develop their own sense of morality, ethics or principled behavior. The rise of Anarchism as a philosophical movement occurred in the mid 19th century, with its notion of freedom as being based upon political and economic self-rule.
Anarchy does not imply the total absence of rules, but rather an anti-authoritarian society that is based on the spontaneous order of free individuals in autonomous communities, operating on principles of mutual assistance, voluntary association, and direct action.
This is to say, that in order to best serve the artistic vision of the independent filmmaker, we are prepared to break, bend or flat-out ignore the rules of the established film and television industry, when necessary.
Anarchy Post Co-founder Dan Snow takes great pride and pleasure in helping filmmakers avoid the traps and problems that can plague the post-production process. His main focus is helping filmmakers maintain the creative vision that they followed through pre-production and shooting and carry it through that final step - when most productions are short on time, money and patience.
Anarchy Post Co-founder Eric Lalicata is a multi-award winning Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer and Video Online Supervisor with over 200 television show, feature film and IMAX film credits. He oversees the creative and technical aspects of each project at Anarchy.
Eric has received 18 sound related award nominations in 15 years, with three wins. In 2003, he was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for his work as the Sound-Effects Supervisor on the Discovery Network show, "James Cameron’s Expedition; Bismarck". In 2010, Eric was awarded a Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel and a Cinema Audio Society Award for his work on "30 Days of Night: Dark Days".