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Books for Every Video Editor : Episode 68

March 9, 2017, 10:20 AM


In this episode we'll give you some suggestions for books that every editor should read (at least once).

#film editing#post production#books
Editing the Rise of the Sufferfests documentary

September 1, 2016, 10:01 AM


We welcome editor Erik Swanson on the show, who recently completed work on his first feature length credit: Rise of the Sufferfests, a documentary that explores the rising trend of OCR (Obstacle Course Racing). You may have heard me talk about OCR occasionally as it's become an obsession of mine in the past year. If you've heard of Tough Mudder, Spartan races or anything similar then you've probably thought one of two things: 1) "That sounds like fun!" or 2) "Why do people actually do this??"

#film editing#documentary#video editing#interview#rise of the sufferfests#erik swanson
#82: On the Waterfront

August 30, 2016, 09:10 AM


As part of a new NJAM series, "Movies We Should Have Seen," the gang talks about the 1954 Classic, On the Waterfront. We hope this episode is a real contender...for your hearts.

#not just a movie#njam#on the waterfront#marlon brando#elia kazan
#81: TV Pilots: Comedy Edition

July 30, 2016, 01:28 PM


NJAM gets crazy into TV Pilots…again! Join Timmie, Ryan and Mike as they discuss some of their favorite comedy pilots both old and new. How do comedy pilots compare to drama pilots? Are sitcoms actually still recorded in front of a live studio audience? Tune in to find out.

#netflix#community#njam#comedy pilot#tv pilot#story engine#silicon valley#how i met your mother#cheers#love#laugh track#the office
Kuleshov Effect & After Effect

June 14, 2016, 09:36 AM


“A symphony must be like the world; it must embrace everything.” So Gustav Mahler famously expressed to Jean Sibelius, and his own symphonies bear out this expansive vision: vast musical assemblages that often turn from ecstasy to despair at the turn of a dime.

Color Theory for Motion Design

June 13, 2016, 12:34 PM


The colors used in a project create an emotional response in viewers. Having a basic understanding of color theory can help you set the mood of a project.

The Case Against Reality - The Atlantic

June 2, 2016, 12:17 PM


As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it—or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion—we realize with a jolt that what we perceive is never the world directly, but rather our brain’s best guess at what that world is like, a kind of internal simulation of an external reality. Still, we bank on the fact that our simulation is a rea...

The Philosophy of VR

May 23, 2016, 06:59 AM


The virtual reality (VR) industry is currently in its infancy, but in just a few decades it’s possible that virtual environments will be nearly indistinguishable from reality. Along with transforming everyday life, a VR revolution could fundamentally change how we understand and define what is real.

The Kuleshov Effect: Editing’s Most Powerful Too

May 20, 2016, 04:59 AM


The Kuleshov Effect influences every film and every filmmaker. Understanding it can give insight to “movie magic” and creating the meaning you want expressed in your project.

Insights on the Craft of Film Editing

May 19, 2016, 12:36 PM


Learn more about the craft of film editing - how and why an editor makes great cuts - in this round up of film editing principles, techniques and more.

#film editing#craft of film editing#why film editors edit
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