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Jeff Bell

January 12, 2018

How I Fixed My Favorite Christmas Movie

Every year since I was little, a family tradition of mine is to watch "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation". There has not been a year since the film's release that I've missed viewing it, and it's even become a tradition my sister has passed [...]

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November 27, 2017

6 Movies & TV Shows That Changed the Industry Forever

We live in a world where we take a lot for granted. Food, gas, money, and even entertainment. Rarely do you think about how things got to the way they are today. Often times, change comes about because someone decided to do something differently [...]

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November 03, 2017

How I Work: Jeff Bell, Lead Editor

Position: Lead Editor

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October 16, 2017

How writing and editing are two sides of the same coin

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An editor's job is an important step in the film making process. People have said that the post-production stage can easily make or break a project, but why is that? When it comes down to it, an editor is a writer.

Not [...]

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October 11, 2017

Recovering Data from Unrecoverable Disks

It's one of those modern life fears we've all encountered at some point in our professional lives: going to access your data and it's gone. Your throat tightens, your eyes bulge, your stomach drops, and you go into full-on panic mode as you [...]

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May 03, 2017

Watch our beautiful New Demo Reel with Special FCC Commentary

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February 17, 2017

Why You Have to Go The Extra Mile

You know the expression "It's the little things..."? There are many variations of it but the core of the saying is that it's not always the obvious elements that an individual will notice or care about. Often times, the more insignificant, barely [...]

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February 10, 2017

Special Effects: Rotoscoping the 135% Enlarged Man in After Effects

The Setup

Our hero having just fought off a series of highly skilled ninjas, finds himself trapped as more close in on him. He backs up carefully, eyeing up each fighter and deciding which one to take on next. Before he can attack, he hits an [...]

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August 19, 2016

Storytelling and Your Brand: A Non-Ironic Love Story

When many companies think of their brand, product, or identity as a whole, they tend to focus on the standard business-oriented aspects of cost and profitability. Occasionally they may have a marketing department who'd question how to sell the [...]

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April 08, 2016

Replace the Garbage Can

The Setup

We all have those shots in a video that you love. The ones where everything goes perfectly. Focus pull is right on money, the action plays out on time, the lighting is better than you can imagine, the garbage can is predominately [...]

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