What I enjoy about editing is that I get to keep going back and re-visiting a work, and figuring out what can be done better. In short, I like to look at the options in front of me and discover new options that I didn't think of before (on a side note, this is why… Continue reading Finding the Options in Editing
I cringe every time I hear someone say, "Show, don't tell," as if it's an unbreakable rule. As with any of the rules of writing, it just depends on what's best for the flow and pacing of the story. When is it best to show? When is it best to tell? Well, I decided to… Continue reading Rogue One and Editing Part 1 – Showing and Telling
Oh my God! I posted a new video to my YouTube channel, Reel Busy Editing, and forgot to write a blog post about it. Where has my mind been? Anyway, the new video, which you can conveniently view below, takes on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Here's a rundown of the contents of the new… Continue reading Writing and Editing Tips: Why You Should Not Always Go For The Joke
Hey! Would you look at that! I actually posted a new video to my new YouTube channel, Reel Busy Editing! In this video, I offer some writing and editing tips by analyzing a few scenes from the 2007 film Transformers. I hope you enjoy the video, and as always, any and all constructive feedback is… Continue reading Writing and Editing Tips: About Impression and Flow
I finally found the time to finish my third video, which is the last in the series about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I hope you enjoy it, and I welcome any and all feedback. Also, I hope you like this idea I have to offer writing and editing tips through a study and criticism… Continue reading My First Video Trilogy Is Complete
A little more than a month ago, I re-uploaded my first video. Now, my second video is finally up and running. You can watch it below. Remember that, as always, any and all feedback is both welcome and considered. Happy viewing! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CeB1suWR30
A couple of months ago, I posted my first video to YouTube and wrote a blog post about it. A couple of days ago, I re-uploaded the video after receiving some helpful feedback and doing some re-writing and re-editing. I'm actually okay with the result, so I'll finally be moving on and will record the… Continue reading Now Re-uploading Videos!
I finally did it. After far too long, I finally uploaded my first video (linked below), and it accomplishes what I’ve been vowing to do: show, not tell, how even small alterations in the editing of a scene can result in better flow, stronger energy, and improved storytelling. The reason I’ve wanted to do this… Continue reading Now Making Videos!
This post contains SPOILERS for the 2017 film Power Rangers. If you haven’t seen it, please go, go watch it before reading the rest of what’s written here. Thank you! Recently, I watched the 2017 attempt to turn Power Rangers into a film franchise. Unfortunately, the attempt didn’t pan out from a financial perspective as… Continue reading Power Rangers (2017) and the Power of Editing
I love Joker, and if you haven't seen it, then please do so, especially before reading this blog post, because I will be spoiling the end of the film in the fourth paragraph, so don't even think of looking at the fourth paragraph if you haven't seen the movie yet. And yes, I believe a… Continue reading My Only Complaint About Joker