Filmmaker U Interview Series Hits 100th Episode Showcasing Film & TV Professionals

Nov 10, 2021

 

Filmmaker U, the online education series that brings the best in the industry to aspiring and working film & TV professionals, announced today that they have eclipsed 100 episodes for its weekly interview series. Each week Filmmaker U speaks with top industry experts in cinematography, directing, producing, editing, color, sound, music composition, and visual FX about their craft for broadcast on its facebook and YouTube...

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U.2 Drives offer DITs Speed, Power, and Flexibility On Set

Nov 01, 2021

 

Introducing U.2

The state of filmmaking has gone through some huge leaps and bounds over the years. Not the least of which is the process that a DIT (digital imaging technician) goes on the set. The advancement of drives is such that the life of a DIT has improved exponentially over the years.

What is a DIT

A DIT is the on-point liaison between production and post-production. They are the ones who collect the cards from a digital cinema...

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Filmmaker U Announces New Class on Documentary Film Editing with Oscar-nominated and Multiple Emmy-winning Director/Editor Sam Pollard

Sep 27, 2021

Filmmaker U (www.filmmakeru.com), the online education series that brings the best in the industry to aspiring filmmakers, announced today that acclaimed Director/Editor Sam Pollard will teach a course in Documentary film editing. Oscar-nominated and multiple Emmy-winning documentary Director/Editor Sam Pollard ("Four Little Girls," "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts," "Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me"), will...

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Meet the Emmy-nominated Editor Melissa McCoy, ACE and Emmy-winning Editor AJ Catoline, ACE, of "Ted Lasso"!

Sep 17, 2021

Last month we spoke with  Emmy-nominated Editor Melissa McCoy, ACE, and Emmy-winning Editor A.J. Catoline, ACE of the smash hit "Ted Lasso."   Go behind the scenes with these super talented editors!

Melissa McCoy, ACE, first fell in love with filmmaking, and editing specifically, while a student at Western Michigan University. She then made her way to California and earned a Master’s in Editing from Chapman...

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Meet the Emmy-nominated Editors of "A Black Lady Sketch Show

Aug 25, 2021

Recently Filmmaker U was able to speak with the Emmy-nominated Editors of "A Black Lady Sketch Show."  Editors Daysha Broadway, Jessica Hernández, and Stephanie Filo talk about their experience editing this comedic improvised hit show on HBO.

Daysha Broadway is a film & television Editor who has over 10 years experience working professionally in documentary, scripted, and unscripted television. A Los Angeles native, Daysha...

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A Career in Post with "Midsommar" & "The Irishman" Finishing Artist Chris Mackenzie

Jul 23, 2021

The super talented Finishing Artist Chris Mackenzie recently sat down and spoke with Filmmaker U about his career in post and what is it he exactly does.  

With over 20 years of experience in post- production, Chris Mackenzie is a lead
finishing artist that has worked on a host of award-winning feature films from some of the industry’s most revered directing talents.

Chris’s most recent and notable work includes...

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Behind the Scenes with Cinematographer & Digital Cinema Society Founder James Mathers

Jul 16, 2021

Veteran Filmmaker James Mathers recently spoke with Filmmaker U about his long career as a Cinematographer and his very important mini-doc for productions that he recently produced called "Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid."

James began his career in the entertainment industry as a child actor appearing in many films and TV series of the 1960’s. Behind the lens professional work started after he attended film...

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A Career in Color with "The Lighthouse" and "Midsommar" Colorist Joe Gawler

Jul 07, 2021
We recently had the opportunity to speak with the super talented Colorist Joe Gawler.  Joe spoke with Filmmaker U about his work through various projects with the Criterion Collection and his extraordinary work on feature films. 
 
With over 25 years of experience, Joe Gawler started grading for The Criterion Collection where he remastered over 80 films, working on films by Tarkovsky, Kurosawa, Fellini, Visconti, and...
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Catching up with Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE

Jul 02, 2021

Kelley Dixon, ACE, the Emmy-winning Editor for the ground-breaking hit show "Breaking Bad" recently caught up with Filmmaker U to discuss her recent work, editing during the pandemic, and of course her acclaimed work on the hits "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul."

Kelley Dixon, ACE got her start in post-production in multiple capacities in the editing room on the features "Reservoir Dogs" and "Good Will Hunting" as well as...

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Three-time Emmy-nominated Cinematographer Bob Richman Discusses his Career

Jun 25, 2021

Three-time Emmy-nominated Cinematographer Bob Richman joined us to discuss his work on "The September Issue," "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster,"and the award-winning Documentary "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills" and his decades shooting documentary films.

Cinematographer Bob Richman began his film career working with vérité pioneers Albert and David Maysles, quickly transitioning from production assistant to...

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