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August 05, 2019

Finding Diversity in Repetition

This past fall I was given the toughest assignment of my editing career thus far. 

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July 31, 2019

An Unsurpased Timely Bonanza

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 [...]

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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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July 10, 2019

3 Things to Consider Before Starting A Career in the Production Industry

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. [...]

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June 06, 2019

You Should Give Away Your Best Ideas

"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 [...]

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May 29, 2019

What I Learned from Studying Film: Part 1

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 [...]

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May 01, 2019

Directing like a Cinematographer

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.

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April 23, 2019

Fear and Loathing in Starting a Creative Career

“I was not proud of what I had learned but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.”

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April 02, 2019

Four Editing Tips For Beginners

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.

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March 28, 2019

How to get a job as a director? Start at the bottom.

How to get a job as a director? Start at the bottom.

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