[Podcast] Ep86: Yoga’s Healing Power (And How to Use It to Take Your Career to the Next Level)

In today’s 24/7 always connected society, it’s so easy to get caught up in the noise and distractions of everyday life. The constant barrage of emails, Facebook notifications, and Twitter posts may keep you occupied in the moment (and more importantly make you look “busy”), but they’re also keeping you from doing the important work you should be doing to advance yourselves.… Read more...

[Podcast] Ep67: “The Force Awakens” Associate Editor Julian Smirke

Editor Julian Smirke is convinced that he ended up being an assistant and then associate editor on Star Wars: The Force Awakens because of sheer luck and nothing more. But I don’t believe in luck. I believe that luck should be redefined as “when hard work meets opportunity.”

In this episode Julian and I talk all about his path from starving and unemployed artist to working on the largest film franchise in cinema history.… Read more...

[Podcast] Ep 57: Advancing Your Career in Post (What They Don’t Teach in Film School), Pt. 2

“How do I break into the post industry?” or “How can I advance to the next level of my career?” are by far the most common questions I receive via e-mail, when I speak at events, or when I teach. In this 2-part episode (listen to part 1 here) I dive deep into what it really takes to break in or advance in the post-production industry with none other than USC professor and former head of the editing track, Norman HollynRead more...

[Podcast] Ep 56: Advancing Your Career in Post (What They Don’t Teach in Film School), Pt. 1

“How do I break into the post industry?” or “How can I advance to the next level of my career?” are by far the most common questions I receive via e-mail, when I speak at events, or when I teach. In this episode I dive deep into what it really takes to break in or advance in the post-production industry with none other than USC professor and former head of the editing track, Norman HollynRead more...

[Podcast] Ep 55: We Are Not “Below” the Line

“Below the Line” originated as an accounting term to separate fixed costs from variable costs in a films’ budget, but it has since become more of a social status symbol than an accounting term. In this episode I speak with editor Mike J.… Read more...