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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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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Academy Award-winning Sound Designer of "Hugo" Eugene Gearty Talks Sound in Film

Jun 18, 2021

 

Oscar-winning sound designer Eugene Gearty, joined Filmmaker U to discuss staying focused during the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the job you want, and to answer our questions about the world of Sound in film.  If you want to learn more directly from Eugene on his processes, his insights and his vast amount of experiences; check out our online class with Eugene here.

Starting in 1982 Eugene Gearty was one of the first digital...

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Color Grading and Career Advice with "Mad Max: Fury Road" Colorist Eric Whipp

Apr 26, 2021

 

Colorist Eric Whipp joined Gordon Burkell to answer questions about Mad Max: Fury Road, Color Correction, and give career advice.  Eric talks about his workflow while working remotely, as well as the delicate balance of working with clients.  If you want to learn more directly from Eric on his processes, his insights and his vast amount of experiences; check out our online class with Eric here.

Eric Whipp was born in...

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