“Wow, I imagine that the level of frustration in your field is very high, because the jobs that are interesting probably don’t pay the bills, and the jobs that pay the bills probably aren’t very interesting.”
By categorizing and analyzing all of the scenes that make it into a show, and comparing them to the scenes that are left out, trends could be identified that would enable Production Companies to avoid shooting similarly wasteful scenes in the future.
Recently, I had cause to revisit Roland Barthes’ 1957 book of essays, Mythologies, a study of signifiers and the underlying ideology that such signifiers refer to; and despite the passage of time, his approach still applies today. In his first essay, “The World of Wrestling,” Barthes says that wrestling is not a sport but a…
Readers of this blog know I’ve been following Katzenberg’s newest venture for a while, so I was pleased to learn more about Quibi.
Today an Astronaut came into the office to learn how to edit. I was assigned the task…
“Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten.” — C. G. Campbell
I’ve often said on this blog that the lag between social media and traditional broadcasting has created a credibility problem in reality television (and explains streaming’s lack of interest in the docu-soap genre specifically). Spend anytime over at r/BravoRealHousewives/ and you’ll see diehard fans obsess over Instagram posts; then waiting months until the network’s production […]
#Timehop, Final Cut Server, and revisiting my very first blog post about hating the computer file system.
Project Management in the Motion Picture Industry. A summary of a paper from the PMI.
A followup on Jeffrey Katzenberg’s NewTV venture.