Welcome to the first post in our series on “10 to Follow,” the most active and influential post-production and video editing related Twitter users.
In this roundup, we’ve got some of the industry’s leading video editors as well as others users that are dedicated to helping you improve your technical abilities and keep you updated on the latest industry news and events. Be on the lookout for future “10 to Follow” posts! If you’d like to suggest any production and post production Twitter users to follow, let us know in in the comments below!
Freelance editor. Forum junkie. Father to three young ladies.
Shane Ross is a pro editor, blogger and tweeter. Currently a full-time editor at the Disney Channel, most of Shane’s tweets pertain to editing related topics from a day-to-day real world perspective. He often is helping others and sharing his post-production knowledge through his Twitter account. Visit Shane’s blog for more info, Little Frog in High Def.
Michael Horton is the founder and Head of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group http://www.lafcpug.org which presently has over 6000 members worldwide.
LAFCPUG is the brain-child of Michael Horton, leader of the largest Final Cut Pro User Group in the world. Many of his tweets pertain to LAFCPUG events, as well as FCP SuperMeets. Michael also shares reviews of post-production support applications, industry news and Final Cut Pro related info. If you’re in the LA area and working in or interested in post-production, follow @lafcpug for all the latest.
The Filmmaking Dude likes to share tips, tricks, news, tutorials, podcast shows & webinars for digital filmmakers working in film, video and new media.
Marcelo Lewin, creator of FilmmakingWebinars.com, manages @FilmmakingDude, a Twitter account that supports that site and shares industry related topics, tutorials, tips and tricks. Marcelo posts about upcoming free webinars (from FilmmakingWebinars.com) that cover the gamut of video production and post related topics and issues. Stay up to date with the latest software releases/updates, camera launches and industry developments!
Editor of film, video & bytes. Writer of blogs about film, video & bytes. Post-er of other’s productions.
Scott Simmons is a power Twitter user, as well as the Creative Senior Editor at Filmworkers – Nashville. Through his Twitter account, Scott shares his first hand experiences with editing challenges and reviews/discusses post-production applications and hardware. He’s chocked-full of industry knowledge and is often troubleshooting and lending advice for others in the Twitterverse.
Freelance TV editor and Post Production consultant. And general geek.
Dylan is a freelance video editor from New Zealand, and frequent Tweeter on all things post-production related. A FCP and AVID expert, Dylan is often passing along useful info on these applications and discussing the technical aspects of video editing. He is often sharing his post-production knowledge as a leader in the FCP and AVID Creative Cow forums as well. Get more info about Dylan, as well as the video editing related topics he covers, over at his blog “Edit Geek“.
Videoguys’ are the Video Editing and Production Experts!
Pro editors may know VideoGuysas a go-to online shop for production and post-production applications and support hardware. However, founder Gary Bettan is a frequent tweeter as well. On Twitter, Gary covers topics that have to do with the pro software that he sells…cameras, storage, mixers, editing software (AVID, Premiere). Lots of good info here for those looking to stay sharp by improving technical skills and staying up on the most recent developments and releases.
Freelance FCP editor and writer/publisher of cool plugins for Final Cut Pro, Motion, FCE and After Effects
Although you may not know Peter Wiggins, there’s a chance you know his products. Peter recently created IdustrialRevolution, plugin-ins for Motion and FCP. His years of experience as an editor using Final Cut Pro, Motion and Shake make Peter an expert on these post applications (just check out his review from Motion’s original releaseback in 2004). His expertise is shared through his Twitter account, where he often problem-solves for other tweeps. If you’re serious about Apple post applications, follow Peter for news and tips!
Colorist, Author, Geek and Dad.
In the post-production industry, Robbie is well known for his work as a colorist, author and presenter. Creative Cow leader, Apple Certified Instructor and owner of Amigo Mediain Washington, DC, Robbie shares his post-production knowledge daily with his Twitter followers. If you’re interested in DI, color-correction, DSLRs or Apple post applications Robbie is a must follow!
Digital Production BuZZ is the best internet radio show for digital production, post production and distribution.
Those familiar with Larry Jordan, the “godfather of FCP,” may know of his popular Internet radio show Digital Production Buzz. Although the radio show itself is a fountain of production and post related info, the show’s Twitter feed also seeks to share and inform followers on industry developments, tutorials and general tips and tricks. Lots of coverage of pro software (Smoke, Resolve, FCPX, encoding apps, GenArts, Red Giant, etc), as well as links to free apps and giveaways.
News, views and video on production and post from StudioDaily, home of Film & Video and Studio/monthly
Get your daily dose of the latest industry news with @StudioDaily. Covering hardware and software releases, trade headlines and extensive case studies, Studio Daily’s twitter feed is active and full of useful info for post pros. Links to product reviews, demo reels, tutorials and interviews with industry leaders are common tweets. Stay up to date with what’s happening in the industry, by following @StudioDaily and check out their full site at StudioDaily.com.