What’s the Deal with that Content-Aware Fill for Video Thing Adobe Showed Us?

Last month at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas, we saw Project Cloak for the first time. The research project and experiment is still in development, and it may or may not ever be in a Creative Cloud product, but it sure was captivating: draw a box, do some Adobe Sensei magic, and poof: that ugly… Continue reading What’s the Deal with that Content-Aware Fill for Video Thing Adobe Showed Us?

Adobe MAX Recap

I went to Adobe MAX in Las Vegas this October, and here’s some of my coverage! Yes, Adobe CC Video Apps Updated at MAX Day 1 at Adobe MAX: Things People Said Sneaking on the Future of Creative Technology at Adobe MAX What’s the Deal with that Content-Aware Fill for Video Thing Adobe Showed Us?

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 Kylee visiting from LA, we felt this would be a great time to put together… Continue reading Blue Collar Post Collective London Meet-Up

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

July 2018 edit: It’s been about a year since I originally wrote this, and it’s sparked endless conversations about paper cuts and microaggressions in the post production industry, and even a session with the Diversity Steering Committee at the Motion Picture Editors Guild last fall. This isn’t a problem that’s going away anytime soon, but… Continue reading Women are tired and I’m watching them leave post production

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 rainy day eating fresh seafood and dropping into my favorite SF shops (including Paxton Gate,… Continue reading Make It: My Interview on Adobe’s New Talk Show

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 initial screening to prevent any conscious or subconscious assumptions. “It’s simple, it’s elegant, and it… Continue reading Blind Resume Evaluations Don’t Make Your Company More Inclusive

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 Man on Earth) and Monica Daniel (Colony). It covered everything from favorite Avid errors to… Continue reading BCPCWest Post Talks: Being an Assistant Editor in Scripted TV

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, same relative time. We’ve become an inclusive meet-up group. We’re not a user group. We… Continue reading Blue Collar Post Collective West: 2016 in Review

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 visitors and people dressed as superheroes and Transformers hustling for money. But don’t let the… Continue reading 2016 SMPTE Tech Conference Overview