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Digital Production Buzz – December 20, 2018

Tonight on The Buzz we look at the changing role of the Editor: how tasks are evolving in today’s market, as well as the business challenges of working with clients, tighter deadlines and constricting budgets. Listen to these experts explain how to make your business stand apart from the crowd.

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Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Sue Lawson, William Boodell, Adam Bedford, Alan Edward Bell and James DeRuvo.

  • Secrets to Working with Clients
  • The Evolving Role of the Editor
  • Stand Out From the Competition
  • The Challenge of Editing Features
  • The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week


Secrets to Working with Clients

Sue Lawson
Sue Lawson, Editor/President, Chicago Edit/ChiCPUG
Sue Lawson has been editing for more than 15 years and she also runs the CHICPUG user group. Tonight she talks about clients and budget, plus how to keep yourself creatively fresh in our changing world.


The Evolving Role of the Editor

William Boodell
William Boodell, Editor, BoodellArts
William Boodell has edited both feature-length and short films. Tonight he offers his thoughts on how the role of the editor has changed, how his approach to projects has changed, and the challenges of earning a living as a professional editor.


Stand Out From the Competition

Adam Bedford
Adam Bedford, Editor, Shadow Central
Adam Bedford has edited independent projects since 2005 and during that time he’s seen major changes in the role of editor. Tonight he highlights many of these key changes and explains what he does to make his company stand out from the competition.


The Challenge of Editing Features

Alan Edward Bell
Alan Edward Bell, Editor/ACE, Website
Alan Edward Bell has edited feature films for nearly 30 years – including “The Hunger Games,” “The Amazing Spiderman,” “Water for Elephants, and 15 more. Tonight he talks about the changes he’s seen over the years, the challenge of editing features, and what he sees as the future of editing.


The Weekly doddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, doddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief at doddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly doddleNEWS Update.
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