Monthly Archives: October 2013

Day Twenty-four – Teasing the Future

Today is my last full day on Ghost for the next four weeks. We have run out of cases to cut until the next batch are shot. In the meantime, I’ll be moving on to a comedy pilot that I’m … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-three – Taking Criticism

Ah screening days, the day that your weeks of hard work gets trampled on… Okay maybe it’s not that bad, but it can feel that way sometimes. We tend to pour ourselves into our cuts. Every decision an editor makes … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-two – Mix Master, Cut Faster!

Cut, cut , cut, cut. Music, effects. Cut, cut, cut. My day so far and likely the rest of the week as well. I’ve got to get this show out the door to the network and I feel like there … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-one – Random thoughts on a Sunday

Sunday. Chores around the house, lunch with friends, make dinner that will last a few nights, and then Homeland. Homeland is the kind of show I dream about cutting. I love the feel of it, you could cut the tension … Continue reading

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Day Twenty – Channelling the Muse

Last night’s Editors’ Lounge was great! I really love listening to other editors share insights into their thought process. The theme of the evening was “Channelling the Muse.” The panelists were asked to speak about what inspired them to become … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen – Live and Learn

As I’ve mentioned before, for me The Journey is as important as the destination. Often I think of The Journey itself as the destination. This is why it is crucial for an editor to always hone their craft. One way … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen – On the Process

Sooooo, I didn’t quite finish the tour yesterday, but I did make excellent progress on it. I got the whole thing laid out, wrote a bunch of VO, and built it into a solid four minute scene. I just need … Continue reading

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