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Entries from January 2009

Software Review: Abaltat Muse 2.0

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments

A great upgrade to the original and a must have if you are a do it yourself professional. I have to hand it to the engineers and programmers of Abaltat Muse…2.0 is an improvement over the original. If you want to read the original review I did for muse 1.0 you can […]

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Tags: Reviews · Software · Video

Corporate Assassin Episode 3: Please Hold

January 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Vinder D. Sales is the target. Not sure who put the hit on this guy… take your pick. We have all dealt with a Vinder D. Sales sometime in our purchasing lives. This is a dream job for our hero.
Call us @ 302.361.5667 and leave us a message about who in your […]

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Tags: Creative · Video

Next Step For Shadow Ops

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

My good friend Blake Faucette, Producer of Dogs of Chinatown, is gearing up for his next film Shadow Ops. I will be working close with Blake on this feature. Our talent freak, Rick Burnett wrote the script with enthusiasm and passion. Blake, Micah, Rick and I are all going to be […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Final Cut Pro · investment · Profession · Short Film Friday

The Corporate Assassin Widget

January 24th, 2009 · No Comments

So if you have been on Myspace you know exactly what this widget is intended for. If you have never seen an ad like this on the web before consider yourself lucky. What to do with this widget? On the bottom of the widget is a get widget button. Click on […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Message · Original

Netfilx Find Your Voice Film Competition

January 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Netflix is running a contest for us Independent Filmmakers. Here is what they are offering.
Netflix and Film Independent will award one $150,00 cash production grant, plus turn-key resources like film stock, processing, camera rental and post-production services, for a total prize value of more than $350,000.
And unlike other contests, we won’t just help you […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker

Am I Apple Material

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

I had a great interview for a position at the new Apple Store in Greensboro, NC. The store is not yet open but will pretty soon. Would you feel comfortable seeing me at the Genius bar or as a Creative (an Apple Personal Trainer)?
Wish me luck.
Update 1/24/09
OK, I lied. It wasn’t a great […]

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Tags: Apple

Audio Phone Filter in Soundtrack Pro

January 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This blog is a giant bulletin board for my mind. I used this filter before but forgot where it was located in Soundtrack Pro. So the web can reap the benefits of my confused brain.
I have two sources of audio that I want to mix together and throw a phone effect […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Tips

What To Charge

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

I got an email from a fellow documentary filmmaker interested in using some footage from my documentary, “Greensboro’s Child“. My documentary deals with the Greensboro Massacre, in which 5 anti klan protesters were shot and killed during a “Death to the Klan” rally on November 3rd, 1979.
The footage he is inquiring about is of […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Help · Personal

New Year, New Goals

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Hey everyone,
I hope the new year finds you well and prosperous.  2008 was a great year and 2009 looks to be even better.  I’ve learned so much working with so many talented people this past year I just wanted to say thanks and I look forward to working with you again.
I also am planning a […]

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Tags: Creative · Ideas · Message · Personal

The Lighted Christmas Balls

January 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Jonathan Smith and his family invited Blake and I into their home and told us how they began the lighted Christmas balls in Greensboro, NC. I’m so happy to have met this family. They are so friendly and truly embrace the Christmas spirit. This idea has spread all over Greensboro and has […]

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Tags: Original · Personal · Video