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Come See Me at the Southeast Creative Summit!

Self-promotion ahead! Which is funny, because it’s self-promotion about self-promoting. Maybe you’ve seen some posts about the Southeast Creative Summit. Maybe not. I’ll explain anyway. The Southeast Creative Summit is happening October 25-27 in Atlanta. It’s three days of workshops … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Video Editor

People end up in editing in a lot of different ways. Some fall into it when they try directing. Others discover it later. For me, it’s all I’ve ever wanted to do. I was blogging before it was called blogging, … Continue reading

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Job-chaining in Compressor

At my job, I commonly have to encode files for the web. Recently, I’ve added a new deliverable specification to each project I finish: three versions of the file for a streaming video library that will dynamically choose which version … Continue reading

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The Future of Video!

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to come to IUPUI and be on an alumni panel for a freshmen class in the program I graduated from in 2009. Well, the panel turned into a solitary speaking event, so … Continue reading

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love/hate for after effects

Before college, I had never used Adobe After Effects. The first time I opened it, my head exploded. I instantly hated it. My first project in AE was an animatic starring my mother, the lunch lady. It turned out pretty … Continue reading

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