It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.
Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.
We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.
Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.
Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.
I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!
March 8, 2017, 07:40 PM
By 2019 the cumulative price of a maintenance plan will reach almost 40% increase – but they are offering an option to switch from maintenance to subscription at up to 60% less. Which seems clear to me that they are trying to price users out of the maintenance plan.#autodesk#business#maya#3ds max#subscription
February 2, 2017, 09:57 AM
Adobe just informed some customers, including it’s UK & Swedish subscribers, that their monthly CC subs will be going up next month, from 10%-60%. Adobe cites “recent changes in exchange rates.” This due to the slump in the value of the pound.#software#adobe#post production#creative cloud#adobe cc#business#production software
May 9, 2016, 03:11 PM
Today's guest is Mark Hartzell (editor on True Blood, Agent Carter, Animal Kingdom) to talk about how he got into TV editing and what the differences are between TV editors and feature film editors. What it's like transitioning from show-to-show often How does the workflow differ between shows? How do you know when to say "No" to a script? ...and how do you do it politely and professionally so that bridges don't get burned? How to work your way onto one of the BIG shows like Agent Carter?#avid#adobe#media composer#premiere#film editing#post production#freelance#clients#business#marvel#entrepreneur#mark hartzell#agent carter
March 14, 2016, 10:47 AM
Rejection is inevitable, whether it be in sales, in creative decision-making, or any other part of the business. Failure is a part of the game. Rejection is universal. How does rejection reflect on you? What is the best way to react to a rejection? How do you deal with a "No"? Josh and Nick go into some tips on how to react to rejection and how it can actually benefit you in the long run.#film editing#producer#business#entrepreneur#client
March 12, 2016, 11:15 AM
A lot of headaches can be avoided simply by asking the right question before you start working. We have 3 questions for the corporate/commercial editor and 3 for the narrative/feature film editor. So really you're getting double the value here.#avid#adobe#media composer#premiere#film editing#post production#freelance#clients#business#entrepreneur
January 23, 2014, 11:32 AM
If you've looking for a bit of help on how to make your freelance creative career more financially rewarding, brimming with satisfying creative work and supported by great client relationships, then have a read of my new ebook on How To Be A Freelance Creative#creative#freelance#guide#ebook#business#industry#help
January 11, 2014, 04:15 PM
Check out these 5 books for a handful of inspiring, informative and entertaining reads that will arm you for a more successful freelance creative career.#freelance#books#creatives#business
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