Category - Books

Insights on The Craft of Film Editing

Insights on The Craft of Film Editing To me the craft of film editing is every part of the job that’s non-technical. It’s the reasoning behind the creative decision making, the diplomacy...

How To Be A DIT – Part 16

How To Be a DIT – Part 16 It’s been a while since my last How To Be a DIT post, and so this one’s a bit beefy as a result. But it’s packed with great insights on the world of the...

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors

Christmas Gifts For Film Editors Christmas is the season for giving thanks and sharing the love, and who better to thank than your hardworking, bleary-eyed, faithful editor. The one who has cut you...

The Making of The Martian

The Making of The Martian I really enjoyed The Martian, starring earth’s most expensive rescuee – Matt Damon. Him and a host of Go-Pro cameras. Strangely what I appreciated most about...

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read

5 Free Books Every Editor Should Read I often put together book review posts here on the blog, and you can check out all of the previous ones on the blog here. In this post I’ve rounded up...

How to Deliver a Commercial for Broadcast

Deliver a Commercial for Broadcast If you need to deliver a commercial to a digital broadcaster and need to meet their technical specifications but don’t know where to begin, then these...

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing

5 Books on The Craft of Film Editing In this fourth instalment of books on film editing for film editors are a five more books that you may want to read to improve your understanding of the craft...

FCPX Feature Film Workflow

FCPX Feature Film Workflow It’s an exciting time for FCPX and its fans, for it has finally come of age and out of the dog house of popular opinion and into the spotlight. Not that it...

5 Books To Help You Learn How To Be A DIT

5 Books To Learn How To Be A DIT Learning how to be a DIT can be a tricky thing. For starters there’s a lot to master. You need to know the nuances of how to work with cameras and digital...

What To Get A Film Editor For Christmas

What To Get A Film Editor For Christmas If you’re wondering what to get your valued editing friend/colleague/partner/boss for Christmas this year then these suggestions might be just thing...

Davinci Resolve 11 Colour Grading Tutorials

DaVinci Resolve 11 Colour Grading Tutorials DaVinci Resolve 11 is now out of beta and available to download for free, either as the Lite version or as a free upgrade for fully paid-up customers. In...

5 Great Books For Business-Minded Artists

5 Great Books For Business-Minded Artists As a fairly entrepreneurial creative I’m always on the look out for great books on improving the business side of my artistic endeavours. After all if...