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Entries from February 2009

WTFriday: Chrysler’s Terminator Sponsorship

February 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on WTFriday: Chrysler’s Terminator Sponsorship

I’m trying something new here. WTFriday is dedicated to pointing out stories in the media field that make you think WTF, it just happens to fall on a Friday.
From Reuters…
“This spring, Terminator 4 comes out and we will be one of the sponsors,” Chrysler director of media Susan Thomson said in a […]

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Tags: Random · WTFriday

Corporate Assassin Cooking in Harvey’s Kitchen

February 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on Corporate Assassin Cooking in Harvey’s Kitchen

Later today, Brian Lee (The Corporate Assassin) and myself are going to be guests at Harvey’s Kitchen. I first met Harvey at the dotmatrix project shows at The Green Burro. He was a fan of the series and I was hooked on his work the moment I saw Harvey’s Kitchen. I love […]

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Tags: Creative · Personal

Corporate Assassin Outtakes

February 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Corporate Assassin Outtakes

Some of my favorite moments are cutting together the outtakes. Everyone enjoys them regardless if the film or in this case webisode sucks…I don’t think the webisode sucks. The thing that makes this one so funny is my brother, Sean was sitting across from my father when he says the “Oh my god…He’s […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Message · Original · Profession · Video

Filmmaker Needs Our Vote For a Job

February 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Filmmaker Needs Our Vote For a Job

Jeremy Wallace, a reader of this blog and I can say a friend of mine is applying for the “Best Job in the World.”
The Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is a newly created position. There are a few minor tasks that need to be taken care of, but the most […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Final Cut Pro · Help

Crying Is Not An Option

February 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As much as I would like to cry, it will not help. As I was ingesting footage from a recent shoot my G5’s main hard drive crapped out on me. 2 weeks ago I backed up my main hard drive because Apple’s Time Machine kept having errors and wouldn’t backup my main hard […]

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Tags: Apple · Personal

New Corporate Assassin Website

February 12th, 2009 · Comments Off on New Corporate Assassin Website

I threw together the original Corporate Assassin Blog to have a place for the episodes. As the year passed I’ve been watching and enjoying some really good web series. But they all seemed to have a destination for the viewer to watch each episode. I wanted that for the Corporate Assassin site. […]

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Tags: News

FxFactory Pro Awards Are Announced

February 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on FxFactory Pro Awards Are Announced

The players over at Noise Industries held their first contest for editors that use their product. The winners are announced. The winning package is sweet.

* Droboâ„¢ FireWire 800/USB 2.0 Drive by Data Robotics, Inc.
* One free Noise Industries product of your choice.
* Noise Industries T-shirt.

I totally missed this year. The winner is very […]

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Tags: Final Cut Pro · Message · Original

NC Filmmakers Connect

February 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The brilliant mind of Rick Burnett of Asylum Studio Productions has made it his goal to put together a site where NC filmmakers can go and meet, create and collaborate on projects happening in the great state of North Carolina. Called NC Film Connection.
Have a project? Post it. Want to work on […]

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Tags: Filmmaker

The Tapestry Is Complete

February 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Reva Patrick Coon 1904-2009

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Music by: Ronnie Baker Brooks
In Loving Memory, my Grandmother passed away in the morning hours of February 5th, 2009 at Mercy Medical Hospital in Mount Shasta, California. She lived a beautiful life and inspired so many people that came across her path. She was […]

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Tags: Personal · Profession

Short Film Friday: The Remnants

February 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Short Film Friday: The Remnants

The Remnants from John August on Vimeo.
The pilot for The Remnants, written and directed by John August. Starring Justine Bateman, Michael Cassidy, Ben Falcone, Ze Frank, Ernie Hudson, and Amanda Walsh.
It was shot during the WGA strike in February 2008, using the SAG internet agreement.
The project is currently in development with 60Frames in association with […]

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Tags: Short Film Friday · Video