I finally got around to reading the Computational Video Editing for Dialogue-Driven Scenes paper from Stanford. For those who don’t remember this technology from last July I’ve linked to the video below, followed by my thoughts. Interesting stuff. It’s interesting to see interfaces that expand the NLE beyond the “Source/Record” model. The idea of interacting with […]
I’m a huge fan of Rob Long’s podcast Martini Shot. But I couldn’t disagree more with his most recent one: Two Businesses. On it Long argues, humorously and rather unconvincingly, that Amazon should sell its studio to CBS because running a successful online retailer and grocery store (Whole Foods), is nothing like running a television […]
Consolidating the cut delivery and notes turnaround into ‘blocks’ can reduce wasted editor time and increase the quality of attention given to review cuts.
By delaying the interview recording until the very end of post production, when the story producers (and network executives) know which questions to ask, the show’s production could eliminate unnecessary expenses and improve creative consistency.
A picture of Robin Williams might get a Netflix subscriber to start watching “Good Will Hunting,” but they will leave sorely disappointed if they were expecting a comedy like “Zoolander.”