“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.”
“A writer needs a pen, an artist needs a brush, but a filmmaker needs an army.”Orson Welles
When planning a show, it is wise to begin with the deliverables in mind. Knowing what you are expected to deliver can save innumerable time and money. And nowhere is it more important, than with new media companies. This event featured four presentations by companies at the cutting edge of post production.
“I love editing. I think I like it more than any other phase of filmmaking. If I wanted to be frivolous, I might say that everything that precedes editing is merely a way of producing film to edit.”
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
The point of applying project management techniques to television production is to maximize the amount of time your team is doing the fun creative work instead of waiting for resources to become available.
“Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten.” — C. G. Campbell
Feeling nervous before a job interview is normal. But while most professionals only go through the process every few years, those of us in the entertainment industry often have to interview several times each year. Therefore, good interviewing skills are an important part of being successful in the business.
Avid has posted an excellent interview with Assistant Editor Ryan Axe.
The filming of Cold Mountain in Romania starts in exactly three weeks… No one seems panicked. As Walter says later, “If I even know where I’m going to be three weeks in advance, that’s a long lead time.”