Mega director/writer/producer Dennie Gordon talks with Zack Arnold, ACE about all of the various scenarios and contingencies necessary for Hollywood to start rolling cameras again…and what we can do in the meantime.
You think you’ll get a million things done during your next hiatus…then when it comes you get nothing done. Learn how to be more productive during your next hiatus from film/tv editor Debby Germino.
Learn how to reorganize your finances for the 21st century gig economy so you have the freedom to say ‘no’ to gigs you don’t want and build the career you desire.
Academy-nominated editor Dody Dorn, ACE shares her insights on mentorship as well as her candid story about transforming her health and her mindset to survive the brutal realities of editing blockbuster films.
Michael Kammes is the creator and host of the 5 Things tech series as well as the Director of Business Development for the startup BeBop …
Roger Barton has edited and worked on some of the most iconic films of a generation such as Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Titanic, World War Z, …
Learn how award-winning composer Fil Eisler completely transformed his 24/7 workaholic lifestyle from unhealthy to running a marathon.
Learn how editor Chryss Terry used simple time management skills to overcome repeated burnout and imposter syndrome.
Learn how feature editor Moni Salazar transformed from scatterbrained to productivity ninja by making just a few simple changes to her daily habits.
Learn from master composer Joe Trapanese the craft of film composition, how he broke into the business, and most importantly how to work and collaborate with composer.
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.
Those of us working in the filmmaking industry are willing to put up with ridiculous (and deadly) working conditions that few other industries would deem acceptable. But the much deeper question is: Why?
For those of us in Hollywood working behind computers in dark rooms for a living, will there ever come a time when we realize it’s counterproductive, unhealthy, and downright dangerous to work insane hours at the expense of our health and our creativity simply for the sake of our jobs?
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.