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Jeff Bell

September 23, 2019

The Power of Good Sound Design

CRASH!

TINKLE!

BRAAAAM!

I realize in a written blog post those sounds might be hard to recognize, but if you heard them in a movie or a tv show, you’d recognize the sound instantly.

Often times, the sound design goes unnoticed. Sure, you hear [...]

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August 12, 2019

The Power of Stock Footage

As an editor, you’re tasked with crafting a story that meets the client’s requests both in content and a stunningly visual way. You are at the mercy of the production team being able to acquire the shots necessary to tell the complete story.

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July 15, 2019

Knowing When to Stop Editing

Everything must come to an end. It’s a sad but very real truth that everyone must come to grips with at some point in their lives.

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April 09, 2019

Post Production Scheduling and Organization: A New Way

“How’s that project coming along?”

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April 01, 2019

Jeff Bell, The Watermark Artist

My mom had a record when I was a child (now in my personal collection), featuring a comedian from the 60’s who would create sound effects with his voice. The sounds he made were impressive; they sounded so real. If you didn’t know any better, [...]

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June 04, 2018

How I fixed the Batman vs. Superman movie

I love movies.

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April 16, 2018

Sizzle Reels: Not An Editor's Best Work?

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March 12, 2018

How to Cut A Musical

I'm sorry...what is this article about?

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February 13, 2018

A look back at 2017 an Amazing Year

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January 29, 2018

4 Awesome Tools for Film Editors You May Not Know About

Any expert in their field will tell you, they're only as good as the tools they use. I'm constantly on the lookout for ways to make myself faster, more efficient, and, frankly, better at what I do. Over the years of editing, I've slowly started [...]

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