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Archive for February, 2014

Telling Difficult Stories

Posted on February 11, 2014 in: Uncategorized by Andrew Birkhead

This clip is from a Kiwanis project raising funds for the elimination of neonatal tetanus. Tim Taylor and I attempted to straddle the line between emotion and vulgarity by showing the impact of this terrible disease without using graphic images. It’s still a difficult story for me to watch.

Pro bono

Posted on February 11, 2014 in: Cuts, Projects by Andrew Birkhead

I enjoy working on pro bono projects for non-profits simply because it’s doing something for the greater good. Larry Ladig and I poured through a hard drive of amateur video then shot interviews for this fundraiser video benefitting the earthquake victims of Haiti.

Good luck, We’re all counting on you!

Posted on February 11, 2014 in: Cuts by Andrew Birkhead

This was the epitome of a ‘good luck, we’re all counting on you’ project. I was handed a hard drive of stills and video clips and asked to make a year end video for Allison Transmission. I enjoyed this project because of how I handled the video clips about the IPO and was able to keep the edit pacing pretty high throughout.

Pitch Video

Posted on February 11, 2014 in: Cuts, Editing, Projects, Uncategorized by Andrew Birkhead

This is a fun pitch video created for Kohls to sell a proposed new DP and look. Some of my best days as an editor start with “Here’s the video, send us a link at the end of the day.” This was one of those great days.