First, let me be upfront in saying I’m totally in love with Ryan Murphy’s newest show “American Horror Story” which airs on Wednesday nights on FX. Like, I love love it. That kind of love. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll have seen that I love it. I was a huge fan of his… Continue reading Editing in American Horror Story
Throughout the first half of this year, I’d been working on editing a short video essay/book trailer with ex-prof/friend Richard Edwards. The video is based on the forthcoming book “The Maltese Touch of Evil” by Shannon Clute and Richard Edwards, and that book is based on their podcast series “Out of the Past: Investigating Film… Continue reading The Maltese Touch of Evil Video Essay
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, as far as I can tell. My first post that I can find was on… Continue reading On Becoming a Video Editor
I was thinking today about the time I dissected a fetal pig for 11th grade anatomy and physiology class and how it relates to editing. I know this is a pretty weird thought.
I’ve been working on a project with a quick turnaround time for the last week. It was shot last Wednesday and Thursday, and will be presented next Tuesday. It’s essentially a training video with a 20 minute runtime. It’s very straightforward, but it’s still got challenges. It’s probably 97% chroma key footage mixed with a… Continue reading Flow, work, flow.
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 I got to talk about real life in video and new media for a while.… Continue reading The Future of Video!
Jason + Blair 2.13.10 from kylee pena on Vimeo. I haven’t blogged much of my own work lately, mostly because it’s been largely work-related rather than personal projects. However, two weeks ago I shot a wedding with Katie and I finished up the edit tonight. We were asked if we could shoot the wedding by… Continue reading A Wedding Tale