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Entries from February 2007

To The Rescue

February 28th, 2007 · No Comments

I received an email on Friday from April with Lilac Films asking for some help on Final Cut Pro or if I could recommend someone. I called her and asked her how could I help.
She was past her deadline and had gone through three editors. She had a completed film but […]

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Tags: Apple · DVD · Final Cut Pro · Profession · Sidework

Flying High With Southwest Airlines

February 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Many times people will report bad customer service with a company and I applaud that. If you write about bad experiences you have to write about the positive ones too. I’m not a travel warrior by any means but I do travel often enough to know the stress that it creates on one’s […]

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Tags: News · Personal

Short Film Friday: Roof Sex

February 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

This stop motion animation is one of my favorite for many reasons. PES is the director/creator and Sarah Phelps the producer of this naughty treat. I came across this short film a while ago when a friend of mine shot me an email and told me to check it out.

Little did […]

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Tags: Art · Creative · Filmmaker · Short Film Friday · Video

Export 5.1 Surround Sound From Final Cut Pro

February 22nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

I got this from Digital Production Buzz Newsletter from December 27, 2006. I looked everywhere for this tip on-line and I couldn’t find a link to it. I think it is exclusive to their Newsletter. If you want more tips they do have a wealth of tips for every pro app in the […]

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · Tips

Z13…Beware…I’m In It

February 21st, 2007 · 4 Comments

Last night I helped a young and talented local filmmaker. Voltron Jones is his name and he is Micah Moore‘s protege. They needed an actor to complete a scene so they can finish a film, which premieres Friday night in Raleigh.
I hesitated at first because I was sick as a dog but […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Original · Personal · Sidework

Free Web Tool That Is Bad Ass

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Have you ever wanted to convert files without the need to download software? Check Zamzar out. Creative possibilities are endless.

I submitted a file conversion from a website, which is freaky, around 7:45 PM. I chose the Doirtos video from youtube.com. They will send me a email after the file finishes converting. […]

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Tags: Freeware · Software

The Best Commercial Not Aired

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

This was one of the five finalist from The Doritos Crash The Super Bowl contest. This is simply brilliant.

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Tags: Original · Video

Short Film Friday: La Jetée

February 16th, 2007 · No Comments

“La Jetée,” was one of the first films I saw in film school that made my jaw drop. I wanted to be a part of something special like this. I’m working on it. Enjoy this special short French Film that was shot all in still photographs. Besides one scene. Can […]

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Tags: Art · Short Film Friday · Video

Truth Be Told

February 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Thinking back…Sunday evening was a treat. It was great to see my parents, who drove from Northern NJ and Aunt Carol, Gerry and my cousin Sarah whom I haven’t seen in fifteen years, and her fianc?, Tim make the trip from Massachusetts to Providence, Rhode Island.
I’d like to thank Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Keally Dewitt and […]

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Tags: Documentary · Personal · Profession · Thinking

Some History on Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Call 336-790-6294 and leave a message about what you love and hate about Valentine’s Day. All messages will be replayed on here. Thanks for participating.
Romance in a Mass-Produced Envelope: The History of Valentine’s Day
by Jarod Kearney

It could be the most important decision of your life. You stand there, pale and sweating, your eyes […]

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Tags: Conversation · Thinking