STARTUP EDMONTON: Interview with Zept Co-Founder Gregg Oldring

As a Startup Edmonton Preflight alumnus, Goldring’s passion for Edmonton’s innovation community is palpable. “There’s a fabulous ecosystem that we’ve got here now,” says Goldring. “It’s completely different than squirrelling away in my parent’s basement back in ‘90s where I didn’t know anybody that was doing similar things and had to go pretty far away to connect with people who understood my business.”

Making "Genesis of Luxury"

Making "Genesis of Luxury"

We felt we could tell the story of Dr. Chong and his daily lifestyle through his hands. Why? Given that Dr. Chong’s profession is so hands on it was only fitting. And, it goes much deeper than that. I think the hands really symbolize someone who is in control of all aspects of their life (even driving the car reinforces this metaphor) – control of one’s life equates confidence and success.

Editing a Hockey Documentary

Editing a Hockey Documentary

It's important to see the interviewees on screen but we also don't want this to become a series of talking heads. Hockey is a fast paced sport and we knew our editing style had to mimic that pace when it came to cutting - keeping the audience engaged by showing rather than telling.

iZotope RX 6: Dialogue Repair on the short film " Mommy and Me"

Most of Mommy and Me was shot in an apartment in downtown Calgary and we had some issues with traffic noise bleeding into our dialogue tracks. I was very impressed with how I was able to completely remove those sounds using Voice De-Noise and some manual repair on the more problematic sections. One segment in particular had a piece of dialogue covered by the action of actor Carlee Ryski putting a tube of lotion down on the tile countertop. This was easily fixed by manual repair.