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I graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2006 with a bachelor's in film (but I'm from the Chicago area, I just like to point out I'm not a hillbilly for going there). Immediately after spending 4 years working hard in college, I got a job as... [more]
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My 2015 Oscar Picks!
by Scott Roberts 1 week ago
I'm back (with my medium accuracy) to pick the Oscar winners! This year, I've strapped myself in a Saw-like torture device that will only deactivate if I get at least a 20 out of 24, so I have to take
Re: My 2015 Oscar Picks!
by Scott Roberts 4 days ago
Exactly 20 out of 24. And so I m released from the machine that was about to spork me to death.
Kingsman: The Secret Service
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=kl8F-8tR8to Premise: A teen (or was he 20 something I don't know) gets chosen to enter the British secret service because his dad was an ex-member. Meanwhile, an evil bi
Re: Kingsman: The Secret Service
by Scott Roberts 1 week ago
Mark Suszko "It's a spy movie parody, with some flashy action and swear words. Johnny English, I thought, was funnier for that. But this one caters to a more youthful audience, really teen-centric."
2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Animation
by Scott Roberts 1 week ago
Year four now of going to the Oscar Nominated Animated Showcase. My track record for the previous three years has been 2-for-3. I need a win here. I need it bad. 3-1 looks way better than 2-2. Bring o
Re: 2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Animation
by Jeff Breuer 4 days ago
Great job as always! I've looked at your post a couple of times and I am still having a tough time picking between Feast and the Dam Keeper! Thanks for helping us with our ballots!
What are you Binge Watching?
by Mike Cohen 2 weeks ago
We are on the last few episodes of Fringe. I watched the pilot back in 2008 and didn't continue, and didn't realize it lasted 5 seasons. Well we discovered the show back in December and have been rave
Re: What are you Binge Watching?
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
I wish I could binge watch something! Lately I seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up with my DVR for new shows. But that could be because I've "unfortunately" tangled myself up in a bunch of co
A Conversation With Myself About Jupiter Ascending
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=t4ZzMkDLjWI This movie was kind of a giant question mark for me. It did nothing but raise concerns in my head about what the hell I just watched. I've taken the liberty
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Re: A Conversation With Myself About Jupiter Ascending
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
Mike Cohen "But does it have the obligatory scene where Jupiter can exact revenge on some baddie, but because she is human and has compassion (something no alien race seems to have), she goes easy an
Better Call Saul
by Kylee Wall 2 weeks ago
Dang you guys. When I first heard about this show I was like "ugh no, let the perfection of Breaking Bad rest in peace." I wasn't really looking forward to the show, but I figured I would watch it. Da
Re: Better Call Saul
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
I liked Better Call Saul a lot. I think there's tons of potential there, and I loved the tie ins to BB. I see a Bob Odenkirk Emmy nomination in the future...! And I thought the scene in the desert was
2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Live Action
by Jeff Breuer 2 weeks ago
Here is my annual review for Best Short Film! As usual, I don't seem to have a strong record in picking the shorts, so I will do the best i can to help you pick a winner! Overall, I enjoyed the show.
Re: 2015 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Live Action
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
Doesn't look like there's too many laughs this year! The first one seemed kind of boring, so did the 40 minute long one. I couldn't really get a feel for how Butter Lamp actually looked based on the "
Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Kylee Wall 3 months ago
I sure can, BUT I thought this quote from James Cameron about them was too good: They re gonna be b****in . You will sh** yourself with your mouth wide open. Oh, to have that level of confidence. He's
Re: Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Tom Sefton 3 months ago
I was just thinking that if the option to shit myself in a cinema with my mouth open came along, or the option to shit myself with my mouth closed, it would totally depend on what everyone else around
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Best Audio?
by Jeff Breuer 5 months ago
I am teaching a post production class and we are moving into audio for the next month, but honestly, like a lot of other video guys, audio is my weakest link. What are some movies with the best audio
Re: Best Audio?
by Mike Cohen 5 months ago
Are you differentiating between sound editing and sound design Star Wars is a great example of sound design - putting sound where it does not naturally exist. But take a movie like The Conversation wh
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News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Cow News Droid 5 months ago
One Classic Show From Each of the Last 40 Years to Air Saturdays to Commemorate Anniversary (New York, New York--September 24, 2014) Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th season with SNL Vintage, a
Re: News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Scott Roberts 5 months ago
Not gonna lie, I'm kind of really excited for this!
The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Scott Roberts 11 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=1Pb_h8NuYtg Premise: Told through an almost Inception-like layering of voice over narration, a teenage girl reads a book narrated by an older writer who recounts his you
Re: The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Mark Suszko 11 months ago
My fave Wes film of them all: The Midnight Coterie Of Sinister Intruders http: nofilmschool.com 2013 10 snl-wes-anderson-parody-midnight-coterie-of-sinister-intruders
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Whoop Dreams
by Scott Roberts 12 months ago
I confess... I'm kind of obsessed with juggalo culture. Now, wait a second! I didn't say I was a juggalo myself! I just will stop whatever I'm doing and watch anything remotely revealing about Americ
Re: Whoop Dreams
by Mark Suszko 11 months ago
By Miracles. And Faygo pop.
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Back to the Future Hover Board
by Stephen Smith 12 months ago
Yeah baby! https: www.youtube.com watch v=yf7Nb2T3WfI This is funny. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
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Re: Back to the Future Hover Board
by David Mathis 10 months ago
The hover board looks awesome but I want a car that can fly. Dallas traffic is a nightmare.
Wait, what?
by Mark Suszko 12 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=cHWLpJRlBYA
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Re: Wait, what?
by Scott Roberts 12 months ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
This... looks... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesoooooommmmmmmmmme. http: www.youtube.com watch v=pTZ2Tp9yXyM
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
jinx, you owe me a soda
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Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Jeff Breuer 1 year ago
We all seem to enjoy these. Another gem.
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Re: Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Worse: Propecia
Clients
by Stephen Smith 1 year ago
Didn't know where to post this but figured the gang here would enjoy it. By the way, I have experienced the Microsoft paint one: http: justsomething.co 25-most-ridiculous-client-comments-according-to-
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Re: Clients
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=5AxwaszFbDw http: www.youtube.com watch v=qgcX0y1Nzhs
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SFX Side By Side
by Stephen Smith 1 year ago
Here is yet another super cool VSFX side by side: https: vimeo.com 83506810 Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vimeo page
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Her
by Kylee Wall 1 year ago
Saw Her last night. The trailers beforehand were some of the most hilariously crappy I've ever seen. They clearly had no idea who would be coming to see this film, and had no idea how to market it. Af
Re: Her
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Kylee Wall " If you look past the fact it seems to want to tell you something (yet it isn't sure what)" The message is, "If you think Siri is hot NOW, just wait a couple of years."
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=c1Xk-yTuFEU Premise: LIFE Magazine is about to publish its last print issue, and the photo they need to use for the cover is missing! Uh oh! The man whose job it is to m
Re: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Stephen Smith "By the way, I tried to find the real last cover of Life magazine and couldn't." The filmmakers played around with this: Life folded in 1972. They also played around with covers. The ma
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The Wolf of Wall Street
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=iszwuX1AK6A Premise: Stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes from rags to riches by selling terrible stocks to gullible people in the early 90s, and perhaps
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Fernando Mol liked this 1 year ago
Re: The Wolf of Wall Street
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Which is why I think "Trainspotting" is the most incredible anti-drug PSA ever made... with Requiem For A Dream a close second, and "Traffic" the third.
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=fnaojlfdUbs Premise: Bilbo and the dwarves are back for another adventure! Woo hoo! This time they try to answer the important question: What has Orlando Bloom been up t
Re: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I'll join you at Denny's for Second Breakfast. And maybe Elevensies. :-)
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Bad Grandpa
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=_MSrAwfagG4&noredirect=1 Look, you know what you're going to get out of Bad Grandpa. Going into it I anticipated plenty of poop, child neglect, and horny old man jokes. A
Re: Bad Grandpa
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
I'd have to look it up, but you raise an interesting question Stephen. I would THINK it's like Candid Camera where people would sign releases after the fact. Most people are pretty good sports, and an
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The Secret Lives of Dorks: A Drunken Review
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
I don't know how well this will go over here, but hey, I got a little tipsy tonight and watched a movie on demand. The Secret Lives of Dorks is a movie that I constantly see in my Amazon Prime recomm
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Stephen Smith liked this 1 year ago
Re: The Secret Lives of Dorks: A Drunken Review
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Bad movies give me hope and inspiration that I could do better.
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The Counselor
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=n4rTztvVx8E&noredirect=1 Premise: Directed by Ridley Scott and written by Cormac McCarthy, The Counselor is a story about a lawyer only referred to as "Counselor," who ge
Re: The Counselor
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I imagine Ridley had Sir Mix-A-Lot on repeat playing in the background when they thought of this scene.
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Blog: Creative Inspiration
by Mike Cohen 3 years ago
Weeks are for work. Weekends are for personal enrichment. Maybe that enrichment is biking, skiing, cooking, cleaning (really !), hiking, reading, going to the movies or theater, or whatever floats yo
Re: Creative Inspiration
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Not to sound disgusting, but "642 Things to Draw" sounds like the perfect book to put my bathroom (I get a lot of reading thinking done in there, OK I'll stop talking). Only $10 on amazon! Thanks for
Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
This is probably just an incredibly simple question, and perhaps I'm just tired and not thinking straight. I don't use Motion very much, but now I'm using Motion 5, and I've created a very simple lowe
Re: Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
I use FCP7, but when I do lower thirds I either just make them in FCP (if really simple ones needed), but mainly I make them in After Effects or Cinema 4D. Ventured into Motion territory almost on a w
Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Hey folks, I've never used Encore before (I typically use DVD Studio Pro), in fact I've never even tried opening Encore before today. But now I need to make a Blu-ray, so here I am! When I open Encore
Re: Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Scratch that, I went in and deleted FX Factory plug-ins from the Adobe programs (I only use them in FCP anyway), and now Encore opens fine. Had kind of a "duhhhh" moment there. Thanks Scott! Love, Sco
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Service: Scott Roberts Editing
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
Westmont Illinois, United States Post Production Scott Roberts Editing Editing     Post Production Edit Creations, Inc., Burr Ridge, Il. January 2007-Present We are small post-production hou
Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Luis O Maymi 4 years ago
Hello COW Community This is not exactly video related, but I would like to hear what you think about this. I recently wrote an article for my blog, "Facebook Resume; Hiring someone for a Job" and I wa
Re: Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
I don't know if I really agree with using Facebook to really judge anyone either. Not that an employer would see it because I have privacy settings amped up, but as a guy in his 20s, not everything th
Production Haikus
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
When I said: "approved", it's not like that is the end. Five more must sign off.
Re: Production Haikus
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
Three hundred dollars! Wow, Final Cut X is cheap Don't hire high school kid
Farewell to a Chicago broadcasting classic
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
The Empire Carpet Man, Lynn Hauldren, has passed away at age 89. He will be rolled up and delivered and installed at the cemetery in three or four days. Seriously, this guy was really a part of Chicag
Re: Farewell to a Chicago broadcasting classic
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
The Empire Carpet Guy, Bob Roooooooooooohrman, and the Eagle-Man are forever a part of me.


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