Independent Films

  • History of the Dominican Republic’s Visual Arts From the Perspective of its Color

    Editor Matias Canelson joined the team of ‘República del Color’, a documentary about the history of the Dominican Republic’s visual…

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  • Prepping the Shoot with a Unique Team of Filmmakers and Epic Production Design

    In this second part of our series about the ‘Olive’ film project, pre-production gets back on track as Production Designer…

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  • Terry Benn Scores and Mixes Indie Horror Film ‘P.O.W.’ With Pro Tools

    Terry Benn’s work on horror movie ‘P.O.W’ started out as a musical score only, but has evolved into undertaking all…

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  • Concept and Idea For a Post-Apocalyptic Fairy Tale in Filmmaking

    In the first part of this blog series, writer and director Aaron Martinez tells about the origins of the film…

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  • Twin Brothers Luke and Lewis Williams Write, Produce and Direct Indie Film ‘Plentyn Clown’

    This project is a great challenge to edit because of there is very little dialog between the main characters. It’s important…

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  • The Challenge of Keeping Down the Duration of Compact Fiction Film ‘Bang du er Død’

    ‘Bang du er død’ (Bang you’re dead), is a compact fiction film that tells the story of a young boy…

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  • Recounting the Amazing True Story of ‘The Cokeville Miracle’

    The Cokeville Miracle, an independent film recently released in theaters, recounts the amazing true story of faith and prayer during…

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  • Editing a Film with Little Dialog Shows How Much Can Be Said Without Saying a Single Word

    L’Armoire (“The Dresser”) is a half English, half French spoken film about two unlikely students who, despite not speaking each…

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  • Bringing Animation to Life through Sound Design with Jonas Andreas Jensen

    Sound designer Jonas Andreas Jensen started out in animation—an area that he continues to work in today—but while the images…

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  • Editor Paddy Bird Breaks Down Complex Stories to Create Understandable, Dramatic Documentaries

    Paddy Bird has edited dozens of prime time documentary, entertainment and reality TV shows. He has worked on various seasons…

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