Indie flicks, lemonade stands and record-breaking Rosies for KNTV

I’m still pushing myself to edit more creatively for mobile and social. It’s challenging because the station doesn’t have a style guide or templates. I’m also using Grass Valley’s Edius, which isn’t built for this kind of thing. And these stories get done in between breaking news, VOSOTs and cutting “social video.” Basically, I’m making it up as I go along.

This one, Lemonade Stand, has 47 titles. I counted. It was the 6pm kicker on KNTV and got picked up by KNBC too.

I shot this story about the new movie Kicks in the morning and filed it that afternoon. Keep an eye out for Justin Tipping…

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What bunnies do in Springtime

Just in time for Easter, I shot and edited this package about a big bunny. It got lots of eyeballs online and on social. Definitely watch to the end!

I’m experimenting with formatting text on the screen while also learning Edius. It was so fast and effortless with Final Cut — all muscle memory. Think about an edit, fingers fly, and it happens on the screen… The switch has slowed me down a bit. My goal is to be “bilingual” with editing software, maybe trilingual. But I still think Edius is clunky compared to FCP or Premiere.

How big was the bunny? This big:

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