seeking help with my video backlog

Do you or someone you know want to get more experience with video editing in general or with Final Cut Pro X specifically? I’m looking for one or two like-minded individuals to help me catch up on my huge backlog of non-paying video editing projects. I’ve been shooting way faster than I’ve been editing for… Continue reading seeking help with my video backlog

my letter to YouTube, explaining why they are violating copyright law in their effort to prevent violation of copyright law

Here is a letter I just sent to copyright@youtube.com attempting to explain why they should remove their advertising from one of my videos. Hi, I uploaded a video that contains audio from a song that is copyrighted by a US artist. However, in addition to releasing the music under a standard license, the artist also… Continue reading my letter to YouTube, explaining why they are violating copyright law in their effort to prevent violation of copyright law

roller derby documentaries and how Derbyverse came to be

A roller derby photographer from Toronto asked me to write a review of a film called “Derby, Baby!” But what came out was an article about roller derby documentaries in general, why a lot of filmmakers are wasting their time making docs that won’t earn any money, and where my online interview show Derbyverse came… Continue reading roller derby documentaries and how Derbyverse came to be

I’m now a citable expert in roller derby

This year was the first ever Roller Derby World Cup.  It wasn’t put on by any official organization, just a roller derby magazine.  They chose to hold the event in Toronto. When I learned about it early in 2011, I decided I could probably afford to go to either Rollercon or the World Cup to… Continue reading I’m now a citable expert in roller derby

the weirdest Hong Kong action movie ever?

I’ve seen a lot of Hong Kong action movies.  Certainly not as many as the very dedicated fans, but way more than 99% of the American population.  This segment from an action scene in a film with the English title “A Chinese Torture Chamber” takes “action” in a whole new direction. Warning: You are probably… Continue reading the weirdest Hong Kong action movie ever?

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Joseph Wiseman Dies: ‘Dr No’ Dead At 91

Joseph Wiseman Dies: ‘Dr No’ Dead At 91 A moment of reverent silence, please, for the passing of Joseph Wiseman.  He played the Bond villain in the very first James Bond movie, “Dr. No”.  A coworker and I were just talking about that character earlier this week.  He didn’t get all the cool evil lines… Continue reading Joseph Wiseman Dies: ‘Dr No’ Dead At 91

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