Film is like any industry – filled with give and take. You give up plans to get days on a last minute call for work, uproot yourself/your family to take a better position in a new place or perhaps accept a slightly lower position somewhere because it has better policies or more optional for upward… Continue reading Trade off
“Let’s Roll!” Are you talking about driving or filming?… In this case: both! You’ve gotta figure though, if you work on a show about cars there’s bound to be some time on the road sooner or later. Normally, I don’t like to post about going on trips until after the fact — and I especially… Continue reading Let’s Roll!
Today, rather than my typical writings I’d like to share an article from a more experienced woman in the film industry, and a very dear friend of mine, Liz Drew. (warning: article may contain language that is offensive to some) She speaks of how it feels as a woman in a man’s world. “In theaters,… Continue reading Sharing Insight
If you’ve ever edited videos, you know that it is important (and sometimes difficult) to ensure that your audio and video files match up. Otherwise you’ll end up with a clip not too dissimilar to the theater screening scene from Singing In The Rain. No! No! NO!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6CuBK0cgX4 skip to 3 minutes in 😉… Continue reading Synching your sound
Have you ever wondered what colors say? How they speak to our conscious and unconscious mind influencing how we feel? Well Patti Ballantoni, artist and former teacher at the School of Visual Arts in New York, explains the affects of color on human behavior in her book “If it’s purple, someone’s gonna die.” I’ve been… Continue reading “If it’s purple, someone’s gonna die”
The other night I went to a pre-screening of the movie Te Ata. While waiting for it to start, I got to thinking: why am I here when I could be home exercising, cleaning, or typing up more release forms, etc? If it’s just for entertainment I could turn on the TV at home while… Continue reading Spectators Can Participate.