Category: Filmmaking

Story Structure

Did you know that every film you've ever loved follows story structure? From Die Hard to Jurassic Park, and everything in between.

How to Map Keys in Avid Media Composer

Any editor worth his salt uses the keyboard like a maniac when editing in Avid Media Composer. Clicking buttons and choosing menu items will blow so much time that your creativity will be crushed as you sweat to make deadlines. Here’s how you can easily map functions and menu items like Match Frame and Find […]

iPhone 4K | Moment Anamorphic | Avid Media Composer

Shooting 4K with a 2.36:1 aspect ratio on your iPhone with the Moment Anamorphic lens? This step by step guide shows you how to correctly transfer footage and edit with Avid Media Composer!

What’s Hollywood Like (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of the What is Hollywood Like series! Here I want to give you a snapshot of my ongoing experience in the entertainment industry. It’s both AMAZING and at times a bit of a sweatshop, with not a lot in between. First, let’s continue from What’s Hollywood Like Part 1 with geography… […]

What’s Hollywood Like? (Part 1)

What do you imagine when you think of Hollywood? Perfect weather? Gorgeous beaches and celebrities strolling Rodeo Drive? Some of this exists, but not in the ways you’d expect. I moved to California for film school in 2005. I lived in Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Hollywood, Culver City and Santa Monica, and can give you a […]