Composition, exposure, focus, movement, sensors & lens envy
Keying, roto, lighting, color correction, tracking & lens flares
Failure to succeed requires absolutely zero preparation
Pacing, storytelling, codecs, formats, workflows & killing your darlings
Quality, quantity, color, contrast, mood, power, safety & gaffer's tape
Design, typography, principles of animation & font jokes
Troubleshooting, signal flow, calling shots & surviving live
Independence, teamwork & being a Very Useful Engine
Leadership, tenacity, smiling & dialing, shuckin' & jivin'
Demo reels, websites, résumés, reality checks, rants & tangents
Associate Professor of Detritus
Digital Filmmaking & Video ProductionVisual Effects & Motion Graphics
Portrait by Dave McKean
A long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes.