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’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.
I’m going to be submitting our 48 hour film short to another short film fest called 3fest (trying to ride this one film we made out as long as possible obviously). The problem was it was about 5 minutes long and obviously 3fest has a maximum runtime of 3 minutes, so I needed to trim… Continue reading It takes an army…
Today I was putting together a little motion graphics project for a promotional video at work. I work in corporate video, so extra creative projects don’t come by all the time. When I do get a project I can potentially put more creativity in to, I like to take the time to try some things… Continue reading Day/Dusk for Night Fun!
I work for a marketing/advertising company that focuses on the trucking industry, so I spend a bit of time shooting in the field. Often, shoots are somewhat run-and-gun or impromptu and there isn’t much time to prepare. We shoot at a trucking school, so there are always lots of trucks driving back and forth nearby.… Continue reading Challenges of Field Production
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!
I knew today would be filled with a lot of annoying complainers. This is THE mythical tablet. It’s been a legend for years and years. Nothing can live up to that kind of hype. But I think the iPad has lived up to my expectations completely. I wasn’t shocked by any of the functionality because… Continue reading Why yes, I would like an iPad.