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  • Getting work:  Job tips from editors and others

    Getting work: Job tips from editors and others

    July 14, 2011, 3:14 pm
    The last post in this series talks about getting that first job and all that follow. It again intersperses tips and advice from editors that I interviewed. First job Don't give up. Be open minded. Realize that it's harder to find work than to do the work. Barry Cohen, online editor You’re afraid you'll never...

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    • Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the Post
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      Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the Post

      November 27, 2012, 10:37 pm
      Laying out the rest of the groundwork for designing your project, this post concludes my four-part Laying out the rest of the groundwork for designing your project, this post concludes my four-part series on the magical, imagineering aspects and grounded engineering requirements of envisioning your film from an editorial standpoint. 3) Shoot right for postproduction...

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    • Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the  Post
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      Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the Post

      November 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
      This third part of a four-part series on the magical, imagineering aspects and grounded engineering requirements of envisioning your film from an editorial standpoint launches the discussion of how to plan the mundane, engineering-type aspects of your project. MovieMaker magazine will publish part of this series as an article in their annual filmmaking guide on...

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    • Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film Part 2
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      Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film Part 2

      November 3, 2012, 11:18 am
      Here's the second part of this four-part series on the magical, imagineering aspects and grounded engineering requirements of envisioning your film from an editorial standpoint. MovieMaker magazine will publish part of this series as an article in their December 4 issue as part of their annual filmmaking guide. IMAGINEERING 2) Visualize your audio - and...

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    • What is Motion Design?
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      What is Motion Design?

      October 22, 2012, 5:36 pm
      Here's a fantastic animated video that clearly and creatively explains all the different types of motion graphics 2D, 3D, and more. It will help you understand the possibilities and could spark your imaginative energies. Elisa Tron designed it for her Master's thesis.

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    • Countdown:  Part 2: 10 Beliefs about editors
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      Countdown: Part 2: 10 Beliefs about editors

      October 22, 2012, 5:36 pm
      Today's post concludes the Letterman-style countdown designed to counteract the misconceptions held by way too many people. 5. Putting footage together is a no brainer. Au contraire. I, and filmmakers far greater than me, believe that editing is what set filmmaking apart from other arts. Editing mimics thought. It accomplishes this with the selection of...

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    • Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film  from the Post
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      Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the Post

      October 22, 2012, 9:12 am
      I'm writing an article for MovieMaker's magazine's annual guide issue which comes out December 4. They're running a cutdown version. I'm running the full version, starting with this post, in three parts. Here you go: Introduction Many people believe that if a show is well shot it's just a matter of removing the bad bits...

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    • Countdown:  10 Popular Beliefs about Editors
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      Countdown: 10 Popular Beliefs about Editors

      October 21, 2012, 4:37 pm
      In talking about my upcoming editing course debuting in October, friends suggested that I write down the most serious misconceptions about editing. So here's the list - a Letterman-style countdown – to combat the delusions and set down the realities of editing today. 10. Editing requires no planning You need to backward engineer your show...

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    • Editors and Actors: The Real Story
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      Editors and Actors: The Real Story

      October 21, 2012, 4:37 pm
      The image from the last post is a popular misconception of what editors do to actors - leave them on the cutting room floor in a heap of film. Wrong on so many levels! We cut digitally, not on film these days. We are the actor's best friend (more below). While an editor may participate...

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    • Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the  Post
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      Editor's Eye: Visualizing Your Film from the Post

      October 17, 2012, 11:18 pm
      I'm writing an article for MovieMaker's magazine's annual guide issue which comes out December 4. They're running a cutdown version. I'm running the full version, starting with this post, in three parts. Here you go: Introduction Many people believe that if a show is well shot it's just a matter of removing the bad bits [...]

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    • What is Motion Design?
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      What is Motion Design?

      October 10, 2012, 2:51 pm
      Here's a fantastic animated video that clearly and creatively explains all the different types of motion graphics 2D, 3D, and more. It will help you understand the possibilities and could spark your imaginative energies. Elisa Tron designed it for her Master's thesis.

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