Standing Desks for Film Editors

Creating your own standing desk

Sitting at your desk for 40+ hours a week is slowly killing you. Standing is healthier and apparently makes you more productive. Plus Walter Murch does it so it must make you a better editor!

I’ve previously blogged about the importance of a decent workstation set up a couple of times – so be sure to check those out as well for some further tips and tools.

Invest in your creative career – The Importance of Ergonomics!

Essential Ergonomics

But I just wanted to highlight a great post from LifeHacker on how to create your own standing desks from scratch using simple (mostly IKEA) elements. There’s a range of prices and difficulty levels (in assembling the desk that is…)

 If you’ve got more money than time or just can’t be bothered to be manufacturing your own furniture, Office Snapshots has got a review of 7 decent looking standing desks here. Personally I’m still interested in the Kangaroo Pro which is perfect for laptops and lets you both sit and stand, but alas I’ve still not found it in the UK…

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Jonny Elwyn - A freelance film editor, living and working in London.
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