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What I’ve been working on…

I’ve been cutting a web series called Arson Dogs. The first episode premiered today. Watch it. Dogs are the best*. That’s pretty much all I have to say about that until I’m finished with it. Stay tuned, literally.   *Except … Continue reading

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The Second Southeast Creative Summit is Coming Soon!

Building on the success of last year’s first-ever Southeast Creative Summit, the video production conference will be returning to Atlanta this November 7-9 with even more workshops and some fresh faces presenting them. What is the Southeast Creative Summit exactly? … Continue reading

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How Kevin Spacey Helped Me Get Started In Editing

Last weekend I was bingeing on House of Cards (as you do) and after one particularly riveting episode where blank and blank blank-out and they all blank (spoilers/adult situations) I finally noticed a familiar logo: Trigger Street Productions, Kevin Spacey’s … Continue reading

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Editing SNL and Color Grading Modern Family

I’ve been a busy bee at Creative COW. Go read my interviews with Modern Family colorist Aidan Stanford and Saturday Night Live film unit DP and editor Alex Buono and Adam Epstein. We talk about a lot of stuff. You’ll … Continue reading

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Premiere Pro CC Sequence Won’t Render? Try this.

I don’t USUALLY share hot tips anymore, mostly because I don’t have any new ones, but I had a thing happen that I couldn’t find any documentation on, and I fixed two projects with this so far.

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More of What I’ve Been Working On…

I’ve mentioned working on This American Land in previous blog posts. All of season three can now be seen on YouTube, if nature and conversation floats your boat. Here’s episode 302 because I cut most of the stories. The rest … Continue reading

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Okay, fine. Premiere Pro CC is pretty good to me.

Alright, I’ll admit it. Premiere is pretty decent these days. I know a lot of people say that. The Internet is filled with love letters to Adobe. I haven’t really been among them, well, ever. I’ve almost always had bad … Continue reading

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Successes and Failures in Editing with a Wacom Pen Tablet

USE THE PEN. From the moment I stepped in the door at BCM, that’s all I heard from Walter. It was like a nerdier version of Obi Wan Kenobi. (Is that possible?) My work station is equipped with a Wacom … Continue reading

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Editors Who Shoot – Thinking Ahead to Fix Your Own Post

I know there’s a lot of us out there. We prefer the dark, climate controlled edit cave and the soft, warm glow of a monitor. But then our world crashes down and we’re forced to actually go out into the … Continue reading

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Premiere and Me – Sorry, John.

Or, why I’m team #steveavid. Or, why I’m kind of weird about using Premiere. I started nonlinear editing when I was about 13 or 14. At that time, I had a Sony handicam that recorded to Hi8 tape. For a … Continue reading

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