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Emotion is the driving force behind people’s decision making. The word “emotion” dates back to 1579, when it was adapted from the French word émouvoir, which means “to stir up”. Across history are countless examples of people defying the odds because they ‘followed their heart’ or ‘listened to their gut’ when everyone told them different. What we know today is, the ‘heart’ or ‘gut’ they referred to was actually the inner most region of the brain, aka, our emotional center.

This is where we make all of our decisions, yet this part of our brain has no capacity for language. Hence the term ‘gut feeling’, meaning we know its right, but literally can not describe why with words.

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Crafted properly, a single video can emotionally engage millions in the blink of an eye. It can transcend language barriers, leapfrog cultural divides, and speak directly to the soul. This is the vast power of cinema in today’s world.

It’s about more then resolution, or the latest gear, or buzz word. It’s about building a relationship with your audience that lasts.

At edit cellar, we craft videos that stimulate and elicit emotion. This state of feeling can ‘stir up’ physical and psychological changes that impact behavior. Now that’s true cinematic power.


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Premiere Pro CC14 – Edit an Interview w/ External Audio Track

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Today’s tutorial is NLE specific for Adobe premiere pro CC. This goes over the best way to approach editing an interview with an external audio track. We brush on syncing, nesting, and organizational tips to save you time! Check it out! Previous Video Editing Tips: Best Way to Import RED Footage into Premiere to avoid […]

Achieving the Instagram Look for Event Videos

With the rise of Instagram, that ‘instant photo’ look has become quite popular for event photography, and more recently, videography. Upon discovering this, I looked and played around painfully trying to achieve the look myself, until I discovered Nick Campbell’s Vintage Photo Looks for Magic Bullet Looks. There is an ‘instant photo’ version that works […]

Premiere Pro CC – Best Way to Import RED Footage

Today’s tutorial is NLE specific for Adobe premiere pro CC. When importing RED footage (.rd3′s), there is a certain method to follow so that all extended clips only import as a single clip. Otherwise, you wind up with a bunch of folders with duplicated clips for any clips that were split due to their length. […]

Premiere Pro CC – How To Sync Audio Clips Right in Premiere

Today’s tutorial is NLE specific for Adobe premiere pro CC. The latest version of Premiere has a new feature for syncing audio clips and AV clips one at at a time Great for DSLR and mirrorless camera shooters who record audio externally and need to sync it later. Also great if you have Dual Eyes […]

Memorama Teaser Trailer

As some of you may know, I have been hard at work over the past year or so working on a short film called “Memorama”. It is my first foray into both sci-fi and visual fx, so it was quite an undertaking. However, things are finally coming together and I am proud to announce the release […]

Photography that Inspires Us All

Before this video, I had never heard of photographer Jimmy Nelson, but after watching it, I may never forget him. This blog is normally reserved for moving images, but I found Jimmy’s work so uplifting, that I think it transcends any one style of art. No matter what type of artist you are, his dedication, […]

The Ultimate GH3 Rig for under $400

I have been shooting with the GH3 since last December. I have put together a combo of the most affordable, quality equipment to shoot run & gun with the ultimate versatility. Below is the info and links for the GH3 accessories mentioned in the above review. Honu GH3 cage – $129.99 (on sale, normally $150) […]

Ava DuVernay’s Keynote Hits Home

Sometimes you hear/read/see something that makes a world of difference. This speech by filmmaker Ava DuVernay is exactly that. Her advice is something I think every filmmaker & film student should here. While the speech is quite long, here is my favorite part, as reported on Indiewire: But she really spoke to the audience, when […]

The Key to Motivation

I came across this video via twitter, and man is it valuable. The video uses science, reason, and more to break down what really motivates us. As the description says: Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as […]

The Making of ‘Black Madonna’

I got an incredible opportunity to hang out with producer Roads Arts (Raekwon, Kid Daytona, Capone) & artist Yasin while they recorded the song ‘Black Madonna’. The song is part of their leak of a week promo (#19) to promote the upcoming LP dropping this week titled ‘End of the Road‘. When I was invited […]

“Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does.” – Walter Murch

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