Adventures in Building a Post Facility

By , On January 9, 2013, In Uncategorized, With 0 Comments

THE JOURNEY My first media job was as an intern doing equipment management for production and post. All I wanted to do at the time was edit and animate, but instead I learned about systems and workflows. Looking back, it was a great foundation, and the things I learned have always been useful. Several years.

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7 Values To Guide Your Work Efforts

By , On September 19, 2012, In Uncategorized, With 2 Comments

This post is the result of my reflecting on some of the most impacting values I’ve learned in the last few years. I have been fortunate to work under some great leaders, and this is a snippet of their legacies. They are things that I try to live myself, and what I look for in those I work alongside.

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A TEDtalk + Thoughts on Education

By , On June 23, 2012, In Uncategorized, With 0 Comments

In this TEDtalk, Emily Pilloton shares her alternative methods on teaching children that are not in very good school systems. Her techniques focus much more than usual on design and direct community impact. Maybe what I love so much about these ideas is that they give me hope that education can be enjoyable…

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Resource Wednesday #3: Edit Suite Design

By , On June 13, 2012, In Uncategorized, With 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but every couple months I seem to get tasked to do something that I have never ever done before. I’m usually delighted, until I realize I’m also expected to execute on a professional level. It is one of those aspects of life that is both exhilarating & terrifying (like having children?). One area that this happened in for me recently was to help plan out two separate edit suite environments. So after some online research, here are the blogs that have helped me most in designing a professional edit suite…

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Kinetic Typography: What & Why

By , On February 22, 2011, In Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, Uncategorized, With 0 Comments

Recently, I was invited to teach at the Kansas City After Effects Boot Camp about Kinetic Typography. This is the first of (hopefully) several posts about what I’ve learned & some personal opinions about the world of kinetic type. The interesting thing about kinetic type is that it blends two worlds: Design & Motion. It’s.

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Case Study: Prepare the Way Promo

By , On February 4, 2011, In Animation, Case Study, Creativity, Design, Motion Graphics, Uncategorized, With 1 Comment

1) Landing on a Concept/Script The first draft of the script was quite different than the final product. It included the ‘Prepare The Way’ trainers, man on the street interviews, and footage or photos of various recent disasters. However… there were some big challenges with that approach. It was January & snowing, making man on.

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