Netflix recently posted a video of the software team developing their production management software. Kudos to them for acknowledging that they’re stepping into an area with a hundred years of history.
I never heard the expression ‘failing up’ until I moved to LA. Apparently that is the business’s way of describing The Peter principle.
Good story at Variety about the new app Netflix is developing to modernize production management. As I said last week: I’m sure that Netflix believes that Rhimes and Murphy are going create hit shows for their subscribers, otherwise Netflix wouldn’t have paid such a premium. But Netflix also knows that Rhimes and Murphy are going […]
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 […]
When producers and editors talk about their “process” what they are talking about are the strategies and tactics they use to find moments in the raw footage.
I learned two valuable lessons on my first show as Post Production Supervisor: test your workflow, and trust your team.
Did you know that the Netflix Production & Post Requirements doc has a Changelog? It’s my favorite part.
A PM is a product’s ‘Showrunner’. Comparing Product Management to Post Production Management.
I believe the nature of the technology has changed the A.E.’s role and responsibilities so greatly that it no longer represents the apprenticeship path to editor.
My biggest gripe with most production companies is often their lack of interest in the development of the support staff, i.e., the Assistant Editors, Associate Producers, and Coordinators, who do much of the grunt work. I believe this is not a wise course of action because crew turnover plays havoc on team efficiency. People who […]