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Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn is a freelance editor who has been living and working in London, UK for the past 10 years. Having grown up with a deep love for film and a healthy geek interest in all things technical, editing is his perfect job.

Hitchcock said every film has three births; the script, the shoot and the edit.  Jonny loves that the editor’s hands are some of the last the film will ever pass through before heading out into the real world.  He enjoys being freelance, having fun working with many different people on many different projects. Jonny runs a blog for all things post production: www.jonnyelwyn.co.uk.

October 3, 2013 Author:

How do you keep your creative career fresh and focused? It’s all too easy for a passion to become a chore when you’re doing it as a career. In this post, we share a few tips for ensuring vitality and enthusiasm in your work. Read More

Creative Pros: Love What You Do And Do What You Love

  • October 2, 2013

    How To Direct Like Steven Spielberg

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    Check out these awesome film commentary videos – and pick up a few filmmaking tips for Steven Spielberg. Read More

  • August 23, 2013

    Video Editors: Avoid The Temp Music Trap

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    All too often directors, producers and even lowly editors get too attached to their temp music. Here are a few thoughts on how to avoid that trap. Photo from Flickr Temp music, or temporary music, is the score you’re editing with until the final or ‘real’ music replaces it. Many editors get into the trap of using [...] Read More

  • August 14, 2013

    Edit Fest LA 2013 – The View From The Internet

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    Edit Fests are annual opportunities for professional video editors to come together and share their experiences of working in the video/film industry. If you were unable to attend an Edit Fest this year, check out this roundup of some of the useful info shared at these events! Read More

  • July 17, 2013

    The Secrets of Hollywood Sound Design

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    Pick up some sound mixing tips from the pros! In this post, we share examples of pro sound mixes and how you can apply these techniques to your own audio editing work. Read More

  • July 11, 2013

    Three Cinematography Masterclasses

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    If you’re a working director of photography, or interested in the art of cinematography, be sure to check out these in-depth profiles of the process and insights of three leading Hollywood DPs. Read More

  • July 8, 2013

    5 Ways To Have A Productive (and Creative) Summer Break

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    A lull in work during the summer provides an excellent opportunity to build your creative business. In this post, we share useful tips for growing – both professionally and creative – during the summer! Read More