Category Archives: video production

Fitness in Post Revisits Sexism in Post

Creative COW recently revisited Sexism in Post through Fitness in Post’s recent podcast featuring me and Siân Fever. Among the people adding to the conversation is Zack Arnold, editor of shows including Empire, Burn Notice and Glee, and host of … Continue reading

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Top Secret Post Production Career Tip: Follow Up!

Here’s a hot tip I’ve been chewing on for a while, especially for younger editors: If someone offers to speak with you about your career — a coffee meeting, an email, an informational interview, anything — follow up with them. … Continue reading

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The Millennial Video Producer: 6 Things To Know About My Generation

This week, I’ve seen maybe a dozen articles about “Millennials”. What do they want? Why aren’t they buying houses? What brands do they like? Why don’t they vote? What’s their favorite color? They’re mostly all written by people from the … Continue reading

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IBC Articles From Me

I wrote two articles about IBC-related releases — Adobe’s new video app updates and HP’s new Z series workstations. You can read them both at Creative COW. I went to HP’s Ft. Collin’s location last week for a press event … 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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Practical Checklist for Video Production Conferences

You’ve booked your conference (perhaps the Southeast Creative Summit), been practicing your handshake, and read How to Win Friends and Influence People – twice. The eve of your classes is upon you. You’re ready to learn all the things and … Continue reading

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Story Stuff is Story Stuff – Five Video Editing Tips from Writers

Read this article on Creative COW >> I like writing. I always have, and I’ve always been okay at it. It makes a lot of sense to me when editors also write — blogs, scripts, whatever — because the tasks … Continue reading

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Am I Too Inexperienced for Educational Workshops?

A big dilemma when deciding to throw your hard earned money at someone in exchange for knowledge: am I ready for this? Will I get enough out of it to justify the cost? Will I get eaten alive? I’m scared. … Continue reading

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Ten Networking Tips for Video Production Conferences

Read this article on Creative COW >> Duh, we all know it’s important to stay up to date on the changing technologies in the video production and post-production industries. So we read and tweet and practice and put time aside … Continue reading

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Ask Your Boss to Send You to the Southeast Creative Summit!

Let’s say you work for a company, but you want to go to the Southeast Creative Summit. What do you do? Pitch it to your boss, of course. Don’t like asking your overlords for things? I’ve made it easy for … Continue reading

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