This past fall I was given the toughest assignment of my editing career thus far.
July 31, 2019
We're always looking for automated, time-saving, efficiency-boosting tools or techniques in the creative business. In the past we’ve used adobe’s watch folders to auto-render video sequences, we’ve set Zapier to auto-generate production tasks in [...]
July 15, 2019
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.
To Whom it May Concern,
I hear you are eagerly ready to dive into the great depths of the film industry. I salute your avidity. I remember my first year out of college; having to navigate and explore the complex paths this industry has to offer. [...]
June 06, 2019
"When pitching to a new client, how do you make sure they won't take your original ideas if they decide not to work with you?" This question was raised a few years back at a film industry networking meeting I attended. I've heard many similar [...]
May 29, 2019
Authors Note: In the process of writing this, I had to reflect for the first time on what I had actually learned from studying film. I quickly realized I had much more to say about my experiences than I had originally thought. Therefore, I am [...]
May 01, 2019
Let’s do an exercise, shall we? I will name off a few directors, and you think of something memorable from their movies. Ready? Ok, let’s go.
April 23, 2019
“I was not proud of what I had learned but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.”
April 02, 2019
Hey guys, Andrew Christofil here. I spend about 35 hours a week editing videos and I suppose I have some tips for beginning editors that I think might be useful to check out if you fit into that category.
March 28, 2019
How to get a job as a director? Start at the bottom.