Category Archives: DFA Instructors

Top 5 Take-aways from the DFA Open House

March 10, 2014

True to form, the DFA Open House did not disappoint! The two hours were packed with three informative demos that gave attendees a wealth of information. Here are the top 5 take-aways from the open house: 1. “The director is king… but the audience is GOD.” This is at the core of what the DFA […]

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Why the DFA Open House is a Must-See!

March 1, 2014

You know the regular school open house drill: sit in a chair with some strangers, hear a few words from a professor about what you would do in his class, maybe hear some success stories about former students… But the Digital Film Academy Open House is no regular open house. The DFA is all about […]

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The Devil's in the (Editing) Details

February 12, 2014

Johnny Depp, playing the part of producer-writer-director Ed Wood in Tim Burton’s movie Ed Wood, states at one point in the film that “Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It’s about the big picture.” Unfortunately, Ed Wood, while a very upbeat and positive person, was never considered a serious filmmaker. One reason why he […]

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When to Stop Editing?

December 20, 2013

George Lucas once said that a film is never finished, only abandoned. Of course, what he was talking about is that you could spend years upon years writing, shooting, reshooting, editing and finishing a film. But at some point, you have to stop writing, stop shooting and stop editing so you can get your film […]

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Avid Re-Certification Course

November 6, 2013

When the Digital Film Academy was founded, Avid was one of the few programs taught. Now, years later and with a much larger course selection, things came full-circle when the DFA hosted the Pro Tools 11 ACI (Avid Certified Instructor) Re-Certification Webinar/Seminar. The event was presented by Avid’s Andy Cook and Jon Connolly. I was […]

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