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A Week of Women to Celebrate the Creative Emmys

Lately I’ve been especially tired of seeing the careers and lives of my female peers in post production minimized by assumptions and ignorance. A lot of women in the community face a lot of additional barriers to promotion and growth … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Post Collective London Meet-Up

Blue Collar Post Collective is having a meet-up in London! You’re invited to the first ever UK-hosted BCPC event at The Glasshouse Stores in Soho on August 31 at 6PM! With outgoing president Janis currently living in London and new president … Continue reading

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News: BCPC Leadership Evolves and Expands

This week we announced some changes to the leadership in Blue Collar Post Collective, including my promotion to president of the organization. Creative COW coverage Post Perspective coverage

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Women are tired and I’m watching them leave post production

In lieu of a tweetstorm, which I briefly considered, here’s a short blog of a realization I’ve had lately. For years I’ve been citing research about women leaving the post production industry in droves once they hit the glass ceiling … Continue reading

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Make It: My Interview on Adobe’s New Talk Show

Last month, Adobe invited me to San Francisco to be a guest on their new talk show Make It, discussing my career, my job, and my inspirations. I ran there and back from Burbank on the same day, spending a … Continue reading

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Blind Resume Evaluations Don’t Make Your Company More Inclusive

Whenever I’m involved in a discussion on inclusive hiring practices, whether it’s a panel or a forum discussion or a one-on-one conversation, there is always someone who urges me (or the audience) to simply take the names off resumes for … Continue reading

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BCPCWest Post Talks: Being an Assistant Editor in Scripted TV

On the last Saturday in February, BCPCWest had its first panel of the year: being an assistant editor in scripted television. The panel, moderated by AE Ashley McKinney, featured Josh Kirchmer (Vice Principals), Shiran Amir (The OA), Richard Sanchez (Last … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Post Collective West: 2016 in Review

I formed the committee to launch BCPC West in Los Angeles in April. In June, we officially launched with our first meet-up at The Powder Room in Hollywood. Since then, we’ve had a meet-up every month at the same place, … Continue reading

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2016 SMPTE Tech Conference Overview

If you’ve never been to SMPTE’s Annual Technology Conference, I’ll lay the scene down for you. It takes place in central Hollywood, perched above the most touristy parts of the Walk of Fame and Chinese Theater that are littered with … Continue reading

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More Than One Path to Success: Senior Editor Mae Manning

I interviewed Atlanta-based editor Mae Manning on her less typical path into the industry on Creative COW. We talk a lot about things like “accessible tools” and the “democratization of video production” — what has this meant for the emerging … Continue reading

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