2020 has been quite a ride for everyone. Anxiety levels are high and it just doesn’t seem to let up with each consecutive day. No one has the answers to what’s to come, but, I hope you all are keeping safe out there. With people working from home, between jobs, or out of work-these are highly stressful times for everyone. It’s always important to take … Continue reading Downtime
Click here to listen. Hello and welcome to episode 9 of The Closing Credits Podcast. Today, I interviewed location manager Peter Bardsley. His lists of credits include: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and 2, War Horse, Rogue One, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Aladdin. In this episode, we spoke about how much behind the scenes work the locations department does, working … Continue reading Episode 09 – Peter Bardsley (Location Manager)
Have you wondered what a Sound Editor or Re-Recording Mixer does? A few months ago, Vanity Fair posted a video detailing what it is they do in Ford v Ferrari (which, if you haven’t seen the movie, you really should!) Don Sylvester (who also recently won the Oscar for Best Sound Editing!) and David Giammarco breakdown some scenes in this video. Check it out! Continue reading What Does a Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Do?
As many of you know, outside of video editing, blogging, and podcasting, I really want to be a sound designer. Though, I was a bio major for many years, and changed my major a lot, I ended up with film way later in my career. (Remember: it’s never too late to start!) I own the Sounds of Star Wars book, and my current projects have … Continue reading The Sonic Journey of Following in Ben Burt’s Footsteps
Hello all! My friends Bex Francis and Samantha K Henderson recently started a group called For the Love of Cinema where we will be putting on mixers and events in the Sacramento area centered around filmmaking. It all started from some women talking about how the Sacramento film scene needed a group where women filmmakers can come and strengthen one another. We all have our … Continue reading Women of Film Networking Event
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)
Have you ever noticed a white square or light reflected in actor’s glasses or sunglasses? To some, it’s distracting. According to Steve Yedlin (Knives Out Cinematographer) on Twitter, Key Grip Matt Mania decided to change it up a bit. Neat! Also, I highly recommend this movie especially if you’re a fan of those old fashioned whodunnits, Agatha Christie, and Clue. Continue reading Knives Out’s ‘Subtle Art’