Choosing between the assist editing route vs the editing route is not an easy choice. Learn why becoming an assistant was the best route for Chris Cavanagh in part 1 of this podcast interview.
Learn how editor Chryss Terry used simple time management skills to overcome repeated burnout and imposter syndrome.
Learn how documentary and special features editor Len Ciccotello transitioned to working in scripted television using just a few simple steps.
Listen to Zack Arnold (ACE), Lillian Bension (ACE), Carol Littleton (ACE) and Andy Seklir (ACE) discuss what it REALLY takes to survive the working conditions in Hollywood and become a successful editor in Hollywood.
If you’re a storyteller you MUST understand the fundamental components of every great story. Learn from ‘Story Greenlight’ founder and Hollywood film editor Jeff Bartsch.
In part 2 of our conversation today we dive as deep as I’ve ever gone into all of the steps necessary to climb from the bottom of the ladder to the top in Hollywood. We go over all the details of Kelley’s “overnight success story” where it took her just short of 20 years of being an assistant editor before exploding onto the scene with Breaking Bad.
Learn how superstar television editor Kelley Dixon rose from assistant to the top of her game…and all the dirty details in between.
Learn some of the fundamental steps necessary to get noticed and rise to the top in Hollywood post-production with Oscar-winning editor Billy Goldenberg.
It’s extremely common in creative industries to see job listings for free or low paid work, but how do you know if it will ultimately lead to career growth?
‘Blue collar’ workers used to work in coal mines. Is it possible that being stuck behind a computer for 12 hours a day is the new blue collar?
For those who work in the filmmaking industry, ‘Below the Line’ is a pretty common term, but in case you’re not familiar with it, it …
Unlike doctors or lawyers, the path to having a successful career is not linear. The key is knowing how to build connections & forging your own unique path.
Unlike doctors or lawyers, the path to having a successful career is not linear. The key is learning the proper steps to forge your own unique path.
“What is ACE, how do I become a member, and what are the benefits?” are common questions I’m asked often by fellow film editors (that …
Film editing is a magical art form that very few people truly understand. Frankly, there are people within the film industry that don’t understand the …