Category Archives: New York City

TV Commercial Production with Alvin Ailey Dancers


One of the most memorable shoots I did with director Bill Fertik wasn’t exactly a TV commercial production. It was […]

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Video Editing a Single Camera Shoot


A video editing story from Waiting for Elizabeth. From early February through June 2003, with DP Peter Longauer, I shot […]

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Production Management for Pizza, a Vlog


Production management was one of the several “hats” I wore during my film production period which is chronicled in Circumstances […]

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Snow in New York City


There are many things I like about snow in New York City. But I will be glad to see the […]

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Video Editing Vlog – My First Documentary


A video editing vlog excerpted from Waiting for Elizabeth . In November of ’96 (or ’97?) my friend Gary Mizel […]

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Post Production Sound Vlog


Post production sound is an unappreciated aspect of film production. In a recent blog post I wrote about my friend […]

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Video Production and Editing Gonzo Style


This story is from Chapter 32 of my video production and editing book Waiting for Elizabeth (which is also a […]

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Film Post Production on “The Equalizer”


I need to preface this paraphrased excerpt from Circumstances Beyond My Control with an explanation for my readers who are […]

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Divorce & Remarriage Book Trailer


Divorce & Remarriage is the central subject of Waiting for Elizabeth, the love story – my favorite – volume of […]

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Non-Linear Video Editing Self Taught – 2001


“Non-Linear” is the descriptive for video editing in a computer, it’s a kinda self-defining moniker. Video editing on tape and […]

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