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December 10, 2012, 3:10 pm
All freelancers have to have their first client at some point, and sometimes it goes great. Sometimes it doesn't. Since this is the Track Matte Moment, you know which one this is, right? Katie Toomey tells us the story of her first freelance client, what she learned about dealing with clients who are less than...
March 23, 2014, 11:31 am
Uh, so yeah, hi. We're still here. Sorry for the radio silence. We've both been a little...busy. And unfortunately, we don't explain ourselves in this episode because we recorded it in MAY. MAY! We're so sorry. But we'll be back on the regular with TMMs now that we've got ourselves straight again. Explanations forthcoming. Let's [...]
February 6, 2014, 5:52 am
Field production can be tough: managing shoots, carrying heavy equipment, getting covered in thick spider webs. Uhm, what? Yeah, I think I’ll stay in my edit suite. In this very educational Track Matte Moment, Tim Wilson tells the tale of a very eventful day spent in the Everglades in the 90s when he was still [...]
January 18, 2014, 8:43 am
Before Monica Daniel was at the helm of frenzied red carpet cuts or horror documentaries, she spent her years in the trenches as an assistant editor. In this Track Matte Moment, Monica tells us about the time when she made a tiny mistake that cost a whole lot of time and sanity. We also talk [...]
November 18, 2013, 5:35 am
We all remember our first job in the industry. Syncing clips, making dubs, scrubbing the floors with a dirty sponge. Wait, what? In this Track Matte Moment, we talk to LA-based editor Christian Glawe about his start in the Chicago post-production scene. He tells us about his extra special skills that got him the job, [...]
April 12, 2013, 5:48 pm
On the last day of the NAB Show, many editors gathered together at the In-N-Out Burger in Las Vegas to share double doubles (animal style) and talk about what they saw at the show. We took the opportunity to get out our handy Zoom recorder and pass it around the table. The question: what'd you...
April 3, 2013, 2:18 pm
In this special edition of the Track Matte Moment, we talk to Deb Eschweiler and the legendary Bob Zelin about how to do the NAB Show the right way -- avoiding those #TMMs before you get out to Vegas. In other words, how NOT to screw up your experience in Vegas. We cover a lot...
March 20, 2013, 5:21 pm
Don't know what a narbo is? Then you should listen to Jason Konoza explain it! When Jason was coming of age in broadcast editing, he took a job at a hip new channel that was launching in Edmonton. Turns out, when a television channel is launched, it's...a little rocky at first. Listen in as Jason...
March 15, 2013, 10:10 am
You always watch all your stuff for mistakes, right? For YouTube or DVD or...broadcast? Of course you do. Except for that time you didn't. Or in Art Guglielmo's case, almost didn't. In this exciting Track Matte Moment, Art shares his very special almost-whoopsy as he cuts the first thing to air on the brand new...
February 6, 2013, 7:57 pm
Oh, to be young and carefree again. Like Connor Crosby. Not a care in the world between his college schedule, work schedule, social life, web mastering, giveaways, blogging, tweeting, and documentary filmmaking. Okay, the editing whiz is a little busy. So maybe we should cut him some slack for procrastination a little in high school. [...]
January 24, 2013, 2:36 pm
Copyright, schmopyright! In this episode of The Track Matte Moment, Deb assumes that seasoned pros understand the importance of copyright and gets herself into a little freelancer pickle. We talk about assumptions, professionalism, reputation management, and standing your ground. As a bonus, Deb gives us a lesson on some good old fashioned Minnesota Nice. Deb [...]
Gordon Burkell sits down with William Hoy ACE to discuss editing War of the Planet of the Apes.
Gordon sits down with the directorial team of Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein to discuss their first feature film & ...
Gordon sits down with Joe Walker to discuss editing Blade Runner 2049. Gordon and Joe have talked twice previously, first abo ...
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