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July 29, 2011, 9:42 am
Match Action You see match action all the time. Movies, television shows, even commercials contain match action. Take this Heineken commercial for example At [:13] you see match action of the guy in pink juggling the beer in glasses. At [:18] is a match action shot of a guy throwing beer bottles from the stage...
April 21, 2014, 7:57 pm
When I worked at KDVR/KWGN I had the honor of producing several stories with Kellie MacMullan (now DeMarco) called Extreme Kellie. Like all stories they each had their challenges. A challenge with this particular was the amount of amateur video I had to use. The ideas behind these segments is Kellie goes out and takes […]
November 20, 2013, 2:57 pm
In this post I continue using the Journey of Hope Documentary. I use part 2 of Journey of Hope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzHUXkXmpyg When I edit I want to compliment the photographer. When I get a story that I know the photographer has put a lot of effort into, I want to honor their shooting. I want them […]
September 20, 2013, 4:35 am
The story for this post is part 1 of a documentary I edited back in 2008. In this post I’ll share how I used music and the use of tight shots. Scott’s Story (the documentary) starts at [:11] on my YouTube channel. The editing in the beginning is pretty standard. I’m not trying to be […]
August 23, 2013, 10:58 am
I have edited several documentaries in my lifetime. Journey of Hope was the second documentary I edited. Here is links to all 4 parts. This documentary is the story of Scott Orr and his decision to have life changing brain surgery...
August 12, 2013, 2:30 pm
This is a story about setting up a fireworks display. I used this opportunity to think about eye trace with as many edits as possible and do it with a limited amount of time.
July 2, 2013, 12:39 pm
Do you think an editor can make a viewers eyes move? Yes they can. It happens all the time. The next time you watch a movie think about exactly what you're looking at on the screen. Chances are an editor is using eye trace to get you to look at exactly what they want you to look at.
April 10, 2013, 6:31 pm
The story I am going to use for this post is Minimoto. This story was on my 2007 Editor of the Year entry. It's a natural sound feature. Looking back on this package and the effects I used I think it still holds up today. The effects don't look dated. This looks like something...
March 26, 2013, 6:59 pm
Gordon Burkell sits down with Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira to discuss the sound design of The Shape of Water, for wh ...
Gordon Burkell sits down to talk to Bruno Verdoni, who plays Pat in Molly's Game, about acting, working with Aaron Sorki ...
Gordon sits down with Alan Baumgarten and Josh Schaeffer to discuss their Eddie nominated work on the film Molly's Game.
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