Becoming an AE (assistant editor) isn’t the only path to editing scripted television. Learn more in my conversation with experienced reality editors Phil Habeger and Toni Ann Carabello as they explore their options.
Choosing between the assist editing route vs the editing route is not an easy choice. Learn why becoming an indie editor is the best route for Wellington Harrison in part 2 of this podcast interview.
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.
Want to know what conversations really happen in the edit suite of major television shows like Cobra Kai? Get an honest look in this interview with the Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg.
Learn how documentary and special features editor Len Ciccotello transitioned to working in scripted television using just a few simple steps.
Kyle Long is a Hollywood feature film and television writer, producer, and the showrunner of the recent limited series ‘Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac & …
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?
Learn how to confront the barriers holding you back not only from being successful but also from having a career you can be proud of with ‘Filmmaker Freedom’ founder Robert Hardy.
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.
If you intend to climb the career ladder straight to the top, step #1 is understanding the four different types of creative jobs. Only once you understand where your job fits in can you then reframe your perspective to get the most out of every opportunity (or know if it’s time to bail out).
No matter how socially awkward you might be, networking in the “real world” is a skill you must master to be successful. Learn how in this interview.
There’s a lot more to landing your next dream job than having “great skills.” Learn how to become a networking ninja so the right people know you exist.
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.