March 15, 2013, 4:46 am
I have had a crazy couple of months working, and for those who don't already know the origin of my blog name, it is about to be revealed! The origin of my blog name, Shitting Sparkles, comes from the several Red Carpet Award Show Opens that I edit every year for E!'s Countdown to the Red Carpet and Live From the Red Carpet with Ryan Seacrest.
May 20, 2015, 4:10 pm
It has been MONTHS since I have last posted and I apologize for that. I started this tumblr blog to share my knowledge in a casual setting. I am working on some new blog posts to include here but in the mean time I can share what I have been doing that has kept me too busy to find an hour to come up with a post.I have been producing/Co-Hosting an industry podcast called Going Postal Show (www.goingpostalshow.com) which takes quite a lot of work and time but I am having a blast doing it with ...
May 20, 2015, 12:12 pm
In a nutshell, they need to tease, have energy and tell a story in a short amount of time. The best way to get a sense is starting watching lots of trailers and then break them down into what went into them. What works for you? What doesn’t? There is a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Teaser Trailer that breaks down how to cut a trailer. It’s clever and hilarious. Give that a watch.
August 9, 2014, 10:25 am
I am an editor. Not a comedy editor, or a documentary editor, or a music video editor. I am an Editor. I train myself in telling stories in different forms. At every editing seminar I attend, the question of avoiding being pigeon-holed is always asked. It’s hard to avoid being pigeon-holed. Producers want someone proven in whatever style they are looking for. I am constantly proving myself with each new producer and each new type of show. I have been able to figure out differ...
November 12, 2013, 5:46 am
Anyone who follows me on twitter is probably aware that I recently joined a group of post production professionals that produce a podcast called Going Postal Show. First and foremost, I am currently an editor that works in broadcast television, but we all need to have a little fun side project, right? So the criteria to be a part of the podcast: have a passion about production and post production, love movies, be comfortable around tech talk and of course, be a geek. I guess I qualified.A po...
July 22, 2013, 9:35 am
On this edition, we summon the minions and chat with editor Hunter Via, A.C.E. (The Walking Dead, Torchwood, The Shield). We'll also look at the new Avid MC7 Release, Adobe's CC apps and we'll find out what our kids think about Despicable Me 2.
July 9, 2013, 9:58 pm
On this edition of Going Postal, we try and figure if James Dyson really did design the new Mac Pro, Adam talks to Dan Lebantal, editor of Iron Man 1 and 2, Elf, Cowboys & Aliens and currently Thor 2: The Dark World and We'll also go up, up & away with our look at Man of Steel
Gordon sits down with Lee Percy to discuss editing The Mountain Between Us.
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