Becoming a Professional Video Editor

As you know, I’m currently producing a sketch comedy show for local television called The Real Rejects of Orange County. Here’s a valuable lesson I learned about the editing process. If you want to have your video edited cheap, do it yourself. If you want to have it done fast, pay someone to do it.

I’m currently in the process of learning Premiere Pro. I’ve dabbled with it for a few year, but this is the first time I am learning it with the intent of producing something professional. Editing requires patience, endurance and the ability to fight the urge to end a project before it is done, only because you’ve seen the same thing a hundred time.

Creating Solutions – Learning XOJO

Well folks, being a writer and comedian does not pay all the bills. A new opportunity has been placed before me. It utilizes the skills that I learned long ago at the credit union. It requires me to learn two data applications: XOJO and Filemaker Pro.

I tried the demo to both and my thoughts are XOJO is Visual Basic and Filemaker Pro is Access. So the learning curve for both programs is good. I’m documenting my journey learning both software packages.

I am learning XOJO first. Why? Because it is harder to learn and less expensive to implement. This is my first taste of XOJO.