Just a reminder that I have opened a new website and I am posting there regularly. I will be closing down this site in a few days so all the traffic goes to my new one, so if you are still interested in reading these posts. New site: http://ethanhatchett.com/ Except from latest post: Something I … Continue reading CLOSING DOWN THIS SITE!
Ethan summarizes his experience making, A Bird in Hand.
I decided to put together a little video for beginners with some tips to ease the learning curve with Premiere. These are some things that I would have like to been told when I first started using the program. This is for an ABSOLUTE beginner, but you may find somethings interesting in there as well. … Continue reading Adobe Premiere Tips for Beginners
Since I have been making video essays, I have been dealing with YouTube's lovely Content ID system. I have wanted to make these essays for a long time, but I have been discouraged. When I uploaded the Christine (2016) essay, it was banned in over 250 countries (basically everywhere, but North America and U.S. territories). … Continue reading Fair Use Resources
In September of 2016, I shot a documentary short about bird banding. A whopping NINE months later, I now have a cut that I like. When I completed the production of the film, I had a Dell laptop with an Intel i7 processor, 8gb of RAM, and a subpar graphics card. The screen couldn't even … Continue reading Lessons From Editing a Documentary Short