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Farewell Softimage

For the past eleven years I have been lucky enough to be at the right time in the right place and with the help of very talented people we managed to produce some truly amazing work, I feel fortunate enough to have built my career in a time in which the craft was more valuable than ever, but even more important has been the role of certain tools that enabled us to produce that work.

The reality of post-production

Seems some of the many people that sure had this idea has done it and let’s face it, should ring a bell on the industry about what is our place in this creative community, not only a hairdresser would never get these kind of requests, he will get paid in full before the customer leaves.

Knowledge is finite and mobile

Seems to me after countless years seeing some of my friends struggling to get work visas in the US and their personal lives turned upside down forcing their very valid and capable partners to assume a life of “wife of …” and stay at home things are starting to reverse and no doubt as the crisis moves faster and faster many of them will go back to their respective countries. Let’s face it, the US specially is right now entrenched making top talent wanting to go to work there suffer a long and arduous path. Of course companies can help […]


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Cutting corners

The other day I went back to my home town and noticed with the lapse of time certain changes on things that funny enough are fully relevant to what we do, post-production, in fact it extends to everything in life really. I woke up after a long dinner with my girlfriend’s family and decided to go down to a coffee shop we used to go, really nice place, they do also “bocadillos” which is a kind of sandwich with french style bread, salty breakfast with Serrano ham, chorizo, cheese and what not… all in all, a great place to start […]