Working with an editor

Watching an editor edit can sometimes be like watching a speck of water evaporate from the table.  It will feel that slow and yes boring.  When working with an editor there are several things...

Gotta Write a Script

Before you can produce a show, you have to have a show to produce.  That starts with an idea and a script.  When it comes to writing the script – I sometimes agonize.  Yes, agonize.  There are...

Fix it in Post

We’d like to believe we can erase all the mistakes we’ve ever made; unfortunately there are some we have to live with.  When it’s a mistake made on a shoot, there are certain people that...

Transcribing your video tapes

There are two types of production schedules.  Tight and brutal.  Either way, you need all the time you can manufacture, and one way to ease the time strain is have written transcripts of all the...

Field Production Notes

If you’re working for a production company on a small budget more than likely they’ll send you out to shoot with a cameraman and a sound person that will sometimes double as the grip and the...