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Video Remixes: Edit To
Creatively Reboot Your Brain

On 11, Jul 2013 | 7 Comments | In Editing, Low Budget Filmmaking | By vashi

Sometimes an editor/creative person/human being needs to reboot his mental computer. Often when work crushes you down with its repetitiveness and sheer volume…one can get stuck in a place of darkness and discombobulation. Up is down…and white is black. I find the best way to get out of that funk is to cut something random yet with a purpose. Take something innocuous and give it your voice. Take something normal and spin it on its head.

I like to find my random source footage on Youtube, Archive.org, the Prelinger Archives or any of the other numerous sites out there. I then use my coconut to retell the story…and make it mine. There are no rules, no formulas and no right or wrong. It is purely to mine your own creative depths and see what you come up with. For me…it is a cleansing experience and resets my thought process to be able to tackle any future challenges.

Here are 3 pieces I’ve used to creatively “Reboot” myself into the next endeavor…

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