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What did you think you were going to do over the next hour and a half? This excellent discussion from the Editors Lounge concentrates on the craft of editing. Not to be missed.

A breath of fresh air on a Monday morning, not a new product release or demo but a whole hour and a half rammed full of stories, tips, tricks and experience on editing. This Editors Lounge presentation sponsored by Alphadogs is worth watching from end to end, a fantastic watch for newbies or seasoned editors.

The panel consists of four editors:

Mark Goldblatt, Feature Editor: from Piranha in 1978 to Rise of the Planet of The Apes in 2011 (not to mention The Terminator, Terminator 2, Pearl Harbour and many more...)
Andrew Seklir, Episodic TV Editor: Battlestar Galactica, Warehouse 13.
Derek McCants, Reality TV Editor: Big Brother, Sarah Palin's Alaska.
Bee Ottinger, Music Video & Commercial Editor.

 

 

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