Timeline Tuesday

  • Editing a Peruvian Feature Film from a Tiny New York City Apartment

    Justin Beach edits Peruvian feature film El Soñador, following the story of Sebastian, a young man from Lima, Peru, who desperately seeks an escape from his life of crime.

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  • Giving Wolves a Voice Through the Documentary ‘Freedom of the Pack’

    Through documentary ‘Freedom of the Pack’, filmmaker Thomas Durant aims to spread awareness of the political and social issues facing wolves, a keystone species pivotal to the success of our environment.

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  • 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 arts. Learn more about the post-production workflow he used.

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  • How I Tell Some of the Most Gruesome True Crime Stories Imaginable

    For the last 14 years, Steve Pomerantz has made his living telling some of the most horrific stories imaginable, working in the genre of true crime documentaries or ‘police procedurals’.

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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 different sound tasks of an independent film.

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  • Six Days of Intensive Editing for Every Episode of Reality TV Show ‘A-Team B-Team’

    Editor Malinda Hiddellaarachchi took on the job of editing ‘A-Team B-Team’ without knowing it would be a massive hit among Sri Lankan TV fans.

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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 to show the growing bond between the Mike and Joe. As an editor it’s amazing to shape a story just with footage and not relying on the dialog to tell…

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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 whose violent imagination helps him to bond with a criminal.

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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 a hostage situation in an elementary school in the small town of Cokeville, Wyoming.

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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 other’s language, form a bond over building a dresser together together. Get to know the story behind Editor Daniel Frome’s timeline.

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  • Inspiring Stories from Mission of Hope Haiti

    Read how filmmaker Jonathan Cordell followed several key staff members and lay leaders of First Baptist Church Jacksonville as they traveled to Cabaret, Haiti to see firsthand the life-changing work Mission of Hope is involved in.

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  • 'Service Please' courtesy of James Roddy, DGA

    Uncorking Creative Editorial with James Roddy, DGA

    As I watch really cool examples of independent films in progress fly through my Twitter feed, I thought it would be great to connect with the filmmaker to learn more than what’s contained in 140 characters. Thus, a new Avid Blogs series was born—#TimelineTuesday.

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