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April 16, 2018

Sizzle Reels: Not An Editor’s Best Work?

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This is one of those topics that can be classified as a “gray” area when it comes to opinion, due in part to many believing any edited piece represents the quality of an editor’s work. However, one thing to keep in mind is, often times the work shown within a video is not of the editor’s. […]

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March 12, 2018

How to Cut A Musical

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I’m sorry…what is this article about? Yes, yes, yes…I know what you’re saying – “Jeff, I’m an editor. I work on testimonial videos, commercials for products or events, or maybe (if I’m lucky and have an unrelenting desire to work on a single project for 9 to 12 months) a movie. I don’t DO musicals. That’s…that’s […]

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November 3, 2017

How I Work: Jeff Bell, Lead Editor

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Position: Lead Editor One word that best describes how you work: Organized Current mobile device: iPhone 6 Current computer: Custom built PC running Windows 10 (surprisingly it’s good) What apps, software, or tools can’t you live without? 3DS Max, Celtx, and Spotify are the three biggest. I’ve been actively using 3DSMax (an industry standard 3D […]

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October 16, 2017

How writing and editing are two sides of the same coin

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Watch the Video Below An editor’s job is an important step in the film making process. People have said that the post-production stage can easily make or break a project, but why is that? When it comes down to it, an editor is a writer. Not seeing the connection? Both are forms of storytelling albeit […]

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