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

Bridging the Gap to Opportunity: A Conversation with 3 First-Time NAB Show Attendees

Imagine this: you’re in your early twenties, at the start of your career in post production. You come from a working class family with no connections in the media industry, and you’ve had many challenges to overcome along the way. You’ve been working hard to maintain momentum by keeping your bosses happy at your day… Continue reading Bridging the Gap to Opportunity: A Conversation with 3 First-Time NAB Show Attendees

NAB 2017 Meet-Up: BCPC + #PostChat

If you’re attending the NAB Show this year, put our Blue Collar Post Collective/PostChat mega-meet-up on your social calendar. Instead of having two different events, we’re combining forces to have one hang-out. No raffles or announcements or vendor pitches — just a bunch of post production pros hanging out near a bar on NAB Show… Continue reading NAB 2017 Meet-Up: BCPC + #PostChat

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

NAB For Free: How BCPC is Eliminating Financial Barriers for Trade Shows

My first time attending the NAB Show (the National Association of Broadcasters, the largest trade show our industry has all year) I stayed in Las Vegas for a week and came away feeling connected. All the people I’d met through the internet ended up being real people with interesting stories and useful advice. My network… Continue reading NAB For Free: How BCPC is Eliminating Financial Barriers for Trade Shows

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

A Discussion on Mental Health in Post Production

On August 13th, the Blue Collar Post Collective conducted a town hall style panel discussion in Hollywood on the state of mental health in post production. The panel was live streamed on YouTube, and the archive is available to watch. Mental health is a very important topic, but we don’t focus on this discussion much… Continue reading A Discussion on Mental Health in Post Production

WATCH: #BCPCWest Summer Series: Making Post More Inclusive

This summer, I launched the west coast chapter of the Blue Collar Post Collective, a grassroots nonprofit organization that seeks to support each other and emerging talent in post production. We have regular social meet-ups in Hollywood, and our first educational series has been about the human side of post production. Our first panel on… Continue reading WATCH: #BCPCWest Summer Series: Making Post More Inclusive