Category - Sound Design

Sound Design Tips for Film Editors

Sound Design Tips for Film Editors Sound design is a hugely important topic for any editor to increase their knowledge of. There’s a whole category on the blog devoted to sound design, but...

The Best Royalty Free Production Music Sites

The Best Royalty Free Production Music Sites When it comes to royalty free production music sites for finding high quality music, at an affordable price, there are three main sites I always use for...

Understanding the FCPX Magnetic Timeline

Understanding the FCPX Magnetic Timeline The magnetic timeline with FCPX is the source of much of it’s power and much of the love it or hate it reaction from editors used to a different way of...

The Making of The Revenant

The Making of The Revenant The Revenant looks like one brutal journey. Not only for the central character but also for the cast and crew. Shot over the course of almost a year in deepest Canada...

Premiere Pro CC 2015 Tips and Tricks

Premiere Pro CC 2015 Tips and Tricks Premiere Pro CC 2015’s December update brought with it a whole host of new features, that had been showcased at NAB, but are now in your hands. In this...

Improving Every Part of Your Edit

Improving Every Part of Your Edit When you’re a self-taught filmmaker it pays every now and then to take a refresher course in your editing software of choice, partly to learn new and better...

Feature Film Workflows

Feature Film Workflows There is a certain feeling of trepidation that is experienced in the heart of every editor when they take on a project that is bigger and more complex than anything...

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...

The Best Studio Monitors For An Edit Suite

The Best Studio Monitors For An Edit Suite Every now and then I need to buy a new piece of equipment for my edit suite, which often kicks off a fairly long research process to make sure I’m...

A Documentary Editing Masterclass

A Documentary Editing Masterclass If you’re new to the world of documentary editing then this hour long conversation with 22 year veteran Frontline editor Steve Audette, will serve as...

The Best Training on Lynda.com for Film Editors

The Best Training on Lynda.com for Film Editors Lynda.com is a hugely valuable resource for digital creatives the world over who want to pick up new skills, learn new software packages or hone their...

The Art and Craft of Sound Design

Understanding The Craft of Sound Design Sound design is 60% of any film’s construction. In many ways good sound design is more important than good picture. You might be forgiven for shaky...