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Conversation With Harvey Robinson of Monkeywhale.com Part 2

May 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

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Check out Part 1 here. And always check up what Harvey and the gang are up to at Monkeywhale.com.
It was a pleasure Harvey…looking forward working with you in the future.

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Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool

April 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool from Andy Coon on Vimeo.
This is a great tool. You can select 1 or all tracks in front or behind the area you need to edit and move the tracks without manually selecting all the tracks. I explain it a lot easier in the video.

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West Virginia Bound

April 13th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Today I’m heading to Huntington, West Virginia. I’m excited and nervous at the same time. I have an interview for a Multimedia Producer position at Marshall University, The Thundering Herd.
I’m open for change and I encourage it but I have a lot vested in Greensboro, NC. The reason I’m open for […]

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Tags: Personal

Saving The Monkeywhale

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve had the pleasure to be behind the scenes and experience the passion this crew has. The stories that are told are in your face and are visually stunning. There is a lot of purpose behind it. I’m not at a level where I can hire a crew to tell a story […]

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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

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

Spend An Evening With Dotmatrix Project

November 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Tuesday, December 2nd, 7pm @ The Carousel Grand in Greensboro, NC, will be screening all the music videos that we shot for the dotmatrix project. Plus, they will be screening some of the filmmakers short films on the big screen. Such as; Corporate Assassin, Ninjas vs Pirates, The Key, Gi Ho Lo: The […]

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Tags: Message · Personal

Just Another Week

November 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It was a busy week. I shot and edited 5 commercials, helped to shoot a really cool dotmatrix project show and drove to Staunton, Virginia and shot Dr. Bill Schneider speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Library’s annual luncheon.
I had some time to reflect on the busy week.
Commercials
I’m contracted filmmaker in the Greensboro area for Turnhere.com, […]

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How to Encode Faster in Compressor with Apple Qmaster

September 23rd, 2008 · 18 Comments

This was a real pain to learn. I hope this helps many of you DVD Authors that have a laptop and a desktop. Good luck!
How to Encode Faster in Compressor with Apple Qmaster from Andy Coon on Vimeo.

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How To Make Chapter Markers For DVD Studio Pro in Final Cut Pro

September 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I hope I don’t confuse you with this video. It really is simple.
How to Make Chapter Markers In Final Cut Pro for DVD Studio Pro from Andy Coon on Vimeo.

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