Black Lives Matter and Learning Resources

There are plenty of resources such as books, tv, TED talks where you can learn more about why the Black Lives Matter movement is happening and why it is needed. This is a movement not a moment. This is a not something political. This is about human rights. Black Lives Matter Resources Black Lives Matter Site The Anti Racist Starter Guide Books on Racism Black … Continue reading Black Lives Matter and Learning Resources

Episode 08 – Hal Hickel (ILM Animation Supervisor)

The Closing Credits Podcast Website Hello and welcome to episode 8 of The Closing Credits Podcast. Today, I interviewed Academy Award winning Industrial Light & Magic Animation Supervisor, Hal Hickel. In this episode, we spoke about his different work on various films, working on his first television show, The Mandalorian, when does one decide to use practicals vs VFX or a mix of both, animating … Continue reading Episode 08 – Hal Hickel (ILM Animation Supervisor)

Behind the Scenes of SNL’s Grouch (Joker Parody)

Saturday Night Live is known for their funny sketches with celebrity guests in shows they put out once a week on Saturday Night. But, did you know the skits that are not filmed in the studio are written, filmed, edited, and seen on TV all in one week? Mainly they are filmed on Friday and edited through the night and all of Saturday with VFX, … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of SNL’s Grouch (Joker Parody)

What Keeps You Motivated?

I spoke to some film freshman from my old college, today and a student asked: “What keeps you motivated in a profession that fluctuates so much? Where you’re working job to job with long gaps between them?” Oof, hitting hard with those questions at 7:30AM. For me, it’s hard to put into words. I love films. I love watching them, I love making them, the … Continue reading What Keeps You Motivated?