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About danwolfmeyer

Dan is a Freelance Film/TV editor in Los Angeles, California. He lives on a ranch in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and a whole bunch of dogs, cats, horses, ponies, lizards, fish, and one single black sheep. Dan has been editing in the documentary and news genres for over 15 years. He is passionate about film and television and would love to make the move into narrative film and TV, while still retaining the option to edit fascinating documentary projects. (Hire him, really you won't regret it.) He aspires to have a career like Michael Kahn or Sally Menke.

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I’ve been back on Ghost for two months now and I’ve been fairly silent about my day to day cutting activities. In that time, I’ve worked on a few cases and cut my first solo episode (which is now locked). … Continue reading

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I had a great time at Comic-con this year. Even though we didn’t stay for the entire thing, I still managed to see and do quite a bit. I spent more than I should have on things I didn’t really … Continue reading

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This week was an extremely short, yet productive week for me in the cutting room. I’ve been back on Ghost for about a month now and after all the episodes I’ve worked on, I’m finally doing an entire episode solo. … Continue reading

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There is a myth about how it takes 21 days to form a habit. While there may be some truth to that myth, I think that in general it’s bullshit. There are plenty of habits I should have formed throughout … Continue reading

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Off the rails, completely… I did pretty well with this for a while, but just haven’t gotten back into it yet. I’ve been working steadily for the past few weeks and I still feel like I made the right decision … Continue reading

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118 – Coming to terms with a difficult decision

So, um… scratch almost everything I wrote in that last entry. I received the cut from the other editor, watched it, and immediately determined that I needed to do a page one, scene one recut of the entire show. Scrap … Continue reading

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After several crazy weeks, I finally got my cut out the door. I finished off the episode on Sunday morning and sent it to my show runner, who happily sent it off to the network. Now, I’m moving on to … Continue reading

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