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.
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.
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.
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?
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.