CineCast: Assistant Editors’ Bootcamp Picks Up Where Film School Leaves Off

  Assistant Editors’ Bootcamp, a post-production training and education program for industry novices, was born as a way to combat the incredible Catch 22 that green candidates face in getting their first job. For the two founders Noah Chamow and Conor Burke, the struggle was all too real. In this second in a three-part series […]

CineCast: How the Founders of Assistant Editor’s Bootcamp Are Changing the Industry One Class at a Time

  Noah Chamow and Conor Burke, founders of Assistant Editor’s Bootcamp, attended some of the best film schools in California, and yet their best learning experience was creating their own. On this first in a three part series on careers in post production for CineCast, powered by Cinedeck, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Chamow […]

CineCast: How Cinedeck CEO Beat an “It Can’t Be Done” Mentality and Changed the Editing Industry

  Gone are the days of waiting long hours for media files to render thanks to insert-editing software, like cineX. On this three-part CineCast podcast, we have discussed the evolution of cineX with Cinedeck CEO himself, Charles D’Autremont. On our last and final episode with him, D’Autremont wrapped up the conversation with real stories from […]

CineCast: How Insert-Editing Overcame Industry Dubiety, Pushback and Apprehension

  On this episode of CineCast by Cinedeck, we are joined once again by Charles D’Autremont, CEO of Cinedeck, to discuss the innovation of insert-editing software in the world of digital media. If you haven’t listened to part one, start there to learn about D’Autremont’s early career and how the idea of insert-editing came to […]

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CineCast: How Insert-Editing Came to Be

  Amateur and professional video editors alike know the slow and excruciating process of rendering a file; perhaps setting the file to export before bed only to find their hardware still churning next morning. This slow and painful process has been the norm in the film and broadcast industry since the beginning, that is until […]

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CineCast: Finding the Perfect Workflow for Freelance Editing

  Our three-part podcast concludes with Alex Parnell, president of Splitting Lanes Entertainment. Parnell’s work as a freelance colorist and online editor is ever-changing. No two workdays look alike. On this final episode, we explored his workflow, what software he relies on to keep his work running smoothly, and what changes he forecasts seeing in […]

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CineCast: The Double-Edged Sword of Savvier Clients & Media Expectations

  We welcomed back Alex Parnell, president of Splitting Lanes Entertainment, for episode two of our three-part series of CineCast: A Cinedeck Podcast. On episode one, we got to know Parnell as a creative in the industry of media, film, and television, how he got into the field and what gets him excited for work […]

CineCast: Trials and Tribulations as a Freelance Colorist

  Television is going through a(nother) Golden Age. With the influx of streaming companies to the entertainment sphere, there have never been more TV programs to watch than today. For colorists and online editors like Alex Parnell, this means ample work and incoming clients. Today marks the first episode of a three-part series in this […]

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How One Freelance Video Editor Keeps His Tools Ahead of the Curve

  The freelance video editing market has radically changed over the years, thanks in large part to emerging software. Avid Media Composer was released in 1994 and quickly became the industry standard come 1996, but various programs persist to this day. Brandon Balin’s knowledge of such software is unparalleled. As a freelance video, conform, and […]

Retro Workflow For New Technologies with John Harris of Cinedeck

  Trends have a tendency to be cyclical. That helps explain the recent interest in everything “retro.” In the Pro AV world, “legacy procedures” don’t typically have the same romantic image. Cinedeck is bringing a classic, common-sense workflow approach back to the forefront. On today’s podcast, our host spoke with the Director of Business Development […]