Assistant editor Jordan Lindblad keeps track of edit room details by running Filemaker Go on his iPhone. Photo credit: John Clifford
The Editors Guild magazine has posted my article on using databases for tracking edits during postproduction. Mainly centering around the use of FileMaker’s FileMaker Pro—including the newish FileMaker Go app for iPhones and iPads—I also offer a bit of history via speaking with David Leitner and his use of an early Mac database Double Helix. David used that innovative database extensively for production on Al Reinert’s feature documentary For All Mankind.
You can link to the article here.