Category: Tom’s Video Editing Tips

At Fireside Production, we are truly grateful to be constantly producing videos for our Clients.  Each project presents a new story to tell.  Most usually, the shoot goes well and the video edits itself.  However, it is always our goal … Continue reading

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Every editor has at one time or say, a hundred, had to fix a problem with the source video of a project. Whether it’s an off-color or a bad audio issue, a simple clip edit can add extra minutes – or even hours – to a project. Now even the best shoots are never perfect, but you can keep your editor happy by just concentrating a bit more in the field.

I’ve been told many times the best color correction is getting a good white balance. That goes for everything from audio sweetening to shot composition. Get it right in the field and your editor will be a happy camper. Continue reading

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One of the most important parts of my job is the first-cut viewing with our Fireside Production Clients.  This is one of the more exciting steps in production process.  This is where I really want to showcase the video but getting that … Continue reading

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One of the many lessons I have learned in being an entrepreneur is that you work a lot.  Actually, a more accurate statement is you always work - morning, day and night.  Working in a creative field like video production, I … Continue reading

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In my last blog, I wrote about some fundamentals of capturing video and as promised, I would like to now share one of my favorite elements of the craft.  Okay, so you have your camera in hand and there is … Continue reading

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