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Paddy Bird’s: How to Craft a Freelance Career

The Indie Film Hustle Podcast has been around for five short months. I have not had the same guest twice, until now. Paddy Bird from Inside the Edit. The last time he was on Paddy Bird dropped some major post-production knowledge on the IFH Tribe. I had to have him back.

Just as a refresher, Paddy Bird is one of television’s most prolific and accomplished editors. For the past fifteen years, he has edited dozens of prime-time documentaries, entertainment and reality TV shows for British and American television. He has even worked in war zones, spending time editing news stories on location in Iraq.

He also created Inside the Edit, the world’s best course on creative editing…period. You can get more info on Inside the Edit and listen to our last podcast here: IFH 013: Inside the Edit.

This time around we discuss how to build a career as an editor and a freelancer. Paddy goes into a ton of detail and as always delivers the goods. You may need to listen to this episode more than once. Enjoy my conversation with Paddy Bird!

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