As the recently elected President of American Cinema Editors (ACE), Kevin Tent is leading the charge to make working smarter instead of harder in the edit bay one of his top priorities. He’s dedicated to making changes like taking regular walk breaks, adding in meditation, and even taking an occasional nap to enhance your creativity and get you through the day with more energy left over for your family and yourself when work is done. If you want to know how one of the top names in the feature editing game stays sharp and continues to work at such a high level, today’s conversation is for you.
I don’t know about you, but my brain is like an endless news ticker reminding me of the growing tasks, activities, ambitions, and must-do’s that I need to accomplish to prove my worth as a human. No sooner do I start one checklist item and I’m already thinking of the next. It’s been ingrained in me that striving, achieving, and accomplishing must be happening at all times!
In Farrel’s own words she firmly believes:
“You can be proud of the work that you do and also proud of the fact that you’ve had a good life.”
You can’t survive 50 years in post-production working on some of the biggest films of all time without knowing how to take care of yourself. This is episode is a MUST LISTEN for anyone hoping to have a long-lasting and successful career as an editor.
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to not only survive but thrive while working on Hollywood blockbusters like The Avengers series, then this conversation with Jeffery Ford, ACE is going to give you the inside look you’ve been waiting for.
The challenge of parenting while working from home can be overwhelming. Here’s how I make it work and you can too.
“It’s important not only to empower ourselves, but to empower each other. We are 200% stronger together than we are as an individual in our common endeavors.”
I believe not only CAN we find a solution to make 45 hours the new standard week in Hollywood, but we MUST find a solution because of Covid-19.
Editor’s Guild National Executive Director Cathy Repola discusses with Zack Arnold, ACE the importance of not signing Covid waivers, how to get compensated for your equipment at home, and the importance of working healthy hours.
For parents, the “new normal” of post-pandemic work is going to be anything but normal. Parenting in Hollywood is uncharted (and terrifying) territory…
Let’s be honest with each other Hollywood: Normal wasn’t working. Things need to change before production begins again.
How can white people like myself help support racial justice? We can start by listening and being open to learn how to be anti-racist.
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.
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, …
Having edited such films as E.T., The Big Chill, and The Accidental Tourist (to name a few), Carol Littleton knows what it takes to survive working in post for the long haul. Learn her strategies for staying sharp and energetic in the cutting room.
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