Category: Editing

#PostDontStop Desktop Backgrounds

In honor of #PostDontStop Day, I was struck by design inspiration (very rare for me) and created a whole batch of minimalist desktop backgrounds for my fellow post-production specialists. There are several variations of each one, including bold and light text, and textless versions if you’d prefer. The background is a nice dark gray for…
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Making Sense of File Organization

When it comes to real life, I’m pretty unorganized. Actually, scratch that. I’m a mess. But as far as my “digital” life goes, I’m extremely OCD and particular about file organization, UI, colors, desktop icons and backgrounds, etc. My coworkers actually make fun of me a little because I’m so particular about it. Not long…
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Another Post Production Project: Start to Finish – United Way

I got such a great response on my last post-production time-lapse that I decided to do another one for a big project I did at my day job for the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville¬†and their Stuff the Bus 2013 Days of Action. This was a fun project that had editing, but also included a…
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Staying True to Someone Else’s Story

Testimonies are something¬†I’ve done a lot of over the years. I got my start in filmmaking by doing videos for the church I grew up in, and it quickly became such a passion for me that I knew what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. One of the benefits of learning…
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Quick Tip: Fixing (Some) FCP to Premiere Problems

Here’s a quick tip I encountered a few hours ago: I was moving an old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro CS6 through XML, and the import kept freezing or crashing Premiere. It was a large project with 500+ clip of P2 DVCPro HD footage transcoded to .mov in FCP. I did a little research and…
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