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What does an editor actually do?

I love this video. The role of the editor is often misunderstood and subsequently devalued but as you can see explained below, our contribution to the piece is crucial.

Marvellously subtle and detailed animation by Dave Penn (sixfingers) and equally delightful sound design by James Locke-Hart.

The video is promoting online training in the craft of the edit.

THE EDITOR from Inside The Edit on Vimeo.

Three reasons America makes me laugh

Grabbed images from the Delta in-flight magazine “Sky Mall” section. Hilarious.

dog grass

Plush synthetic grass and a scented fire hydrant, WITH A HOSE TO DRAIN THE PEE. Perfect for any apartment-limited hound.

 

ipad bidet

Is it a bidet? An ipad holder? A toilet roll holder? All three!

Tired of those boring garden gnomes, how about a horrific mould of a zombie re-emerging? * Arrives in 3 pieces

Tired of those boring garden gnomes, how about a horrific mould of a zombie re-emerging? * Arrives in 3 pieces

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TV Roundup Spring 2014

I haven’t binge watched a show for a long time although I do have a few regulars. The updated version of Friends, New Girl makes me laugh out loud. Agents of Shield with its loveable characters and silly in-jokes gives me warm and fuzzies as if I am actually snuggling up to Joss Whedon on the sofa. Womens prison drama Orange is the New Black was sharp and entertaining, as was the dramatisation of the story of revolutionary sex researchers Masters and Johnson in Masters of Sex.

I didn’t know that a bold and brassy drama about country music would impact my life, but for over two weeks I’ve been averaging three episodes of ABC’s Nashville each day. My laundry continues to accumulate, as does the length of my todo list.
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