Resources for IUPUI SIGGRAPH and Students in General

Hey there, here’s a list of resources I referenced in a session hosted by IUPUI SIGGRAPH, along with a few others. Email me at my name at gmail anytime. Add me on LinkedIn. Follow me on Twitter. Don’t skip class, you’ll be mad at yourself when you have to pay your student loans back. https://www.videocopilot.net/ –… Continue reading Resources for IUPUI SIGGRAPH and Students in General

Graduating into Uncertainty: Some Encouragement for 2020 Media Program Grads

So you’re graduating into a pandemic and a recessed economy. Hoo boy. As a Spring 2009 media program graduate, I have a feeling what’s going through your head right now and yeah, it’s not great is it? I’m sorry about this timing. It sucks.  When I graduated in 2009, the economy was tanking. We could… Continue reading Graduating into Uncertainty: Some Encouragement for 2020 Media Program Grads

NAB Show Express – Netflix Case Study: Bringing 4K and HDR to Anime

You can watch our session on bringing 4K and HDR to anime on NAB Show Express for free if you log in. This was originally going to be presented as part of the Creative Masters Series at NAB in Las Vegas, but since it was canceled it all shifted online. Haruka used Adobe Character Animator… Continue reading NAB Show Express – Netflix Case Study: Bringing 4K and HDR to Anime

Netflix Tech Blogs on Sound, Anime, and Color Management

I haven’t been fastidiously re-sharing my work on this page over the last year, so I’m compiling links to three Netflix Tech Blogs I co-authored in 2019 and 2020. Bringing 4K and HDR to Anime at Netflix with Sol Levante Engineering a Studio Quality Experience With High-Quality Audio at Netflix Protecting a Story’s Future with… Continue reading Netflix Tech Blogs on Sound, Anime, and Color Management

A 2019 Recap

A year of self-discovery and care, with more emphasis on connecting with family, friends, and community than ever before.

Editing Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons & Dragons

Kelley Slagle began her career in entertainment as an actor, so it’s not surprising the communal storytelling of Dungeons and Dragons caught her eye. Originally self-described as “gamer adjacent”, Kelley first become deeply involved with the concept of table-top gaming through directing and editing the feature film Of Dice and Men, a story about using… Continue reading Editing Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Dungeons & Dragons

Hail Satan? Aaron Wickenden, ACE on Cutting the Controversial Doc

Director Penny Lane’s documentary Hail Satan? opens with a sequence of events from a small scale rally: a few people gathered on the steps of a Florida government building, a handful of protesters and media, and a man with horns creating fire from thin air as he thanks Governor Rick Scott for signing a bill… Continue reading Hail Satan? Aaron Wickenden, ACE on Cutting the Controversial Doc

Editor Phyllis Housen on Shaping Sundance Jury Prize Winning Drama ‘Clemency’

Death row drama Clemency debuted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival (winning the US Dramatic Grand Jury Prize) and explores themes of the prison industrial complex through the eyes of warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard) as the emotional weight of state executions begins to take its toll on her. Directed by Chinonye Chukwu, the film… Continue reading Editor Phyllis Housen on Shaping Sundance Jury Prize Winning Drama ‘Clemency’