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Short Film Friday: Confessions of The Doorway Killer

August 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This was a demonstration on how to shoot an interview during the video production class at Welfare Reform Liaison Project in Greensboro, North Carolina, that I instruct.
As the instructor, I was trying to show how to show drama with certain lighting and different tripod height.
The students were then asked who would like to act as […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Short Film Friday · Video

Aquafadas PulpFX Abstract 1.1 Plugin for Final Cut Pro

August 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Aquafada’s PulpFX Abstract 1.1 is a generator for Final Cut Pro. This is a well deserved improved upgrade from 1.0. When I reviewed 1.0, I liked the the plugin but I had some issues with how the generator handled displaying the titles of the pics. They have fixed that…here’s how.
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Tags: Creative · Final Cut Pro · Reviews

Short Film Friday “Faces of Poverty: What’s Behind The Sign”

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

You see the signs on busy street corners and you have your own ideas on what is behind the sign. This short film takes you behind the sign and educates you about what life is like for the homeless in a medium size city.
“What’s Behind The Sign?” Came in first place in the first annual […]

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Tags: Documentary · Filmmaker · Personal · Short Film Friday · Video

This is Totally Awesome

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

We have an unlimited amount of episodes remaining. If anyone would like to be a sponsor for some of these episodes….hit me up! You want their music you can download it here…order a CD here…Decoration Ghost home page here. Listen and fall in love with an amazing album.

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Tags: Art · Documentary · Filmmaker

Happy Holidays from Andy

December 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Here are a couple of videos Blake Faucette and I produced for the holiday season. Enjoy!
First you need to know how to make them.

Then you can enjoy them.

Go to lightedchristmasballs.blogspot.com to learn more about the balls and even download a PDF on how to make your own and bring something creative and fun to […]

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Tags: Personal · Video

Editors Christmas Wishlist

December 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Tis the season to be want the things we cannot have. Maybe I should speak for myself. Here is a list of items that this editor would love to have this year for Christmas.

Editors Retreat
Why not? A chance to go to Miami, FL during the coldest time of the year and get […]

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Tags: Personal

Full Time After 784 Days of Unemployment

November 25th, 2009 · 7 Comments

September 1st of this year I accepted a position after 784 days of being unemployed full time.
I am here to thank all my clients and people that helped me through the hardships with jobs, referrals and introductions to potential clients and to give love to my new position.
First off I want to give thanks […]

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Tags: Personal

30 Years Ago Today There Was A Massacre In My Hometown

November 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This is the story that I found…

Side notes:

I began this when I was in college as a class project in my sophomore year
After I graduated from UNCG I moved to NYC and worked on Independent Films
I moved back to Greensboro after 8 months to pick up where I left off in class
I worked as a […]

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Tags: Documentary · Filmmaker · Personal

New Friendship in This Great Field

October 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

This past weekend I was hired to assist with audio on a documentary with Steven Ascher with West City Films, INC.. Steven and his production company have been working on this documentary since 2003 and I came in towards the end to help him out.
I’ve met the subjects of the film and all […]

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Tags: Documentary · Filmmaker · Personal

Final Cut Pro Tutorial: How to Multiclip Edit

June 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments

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