Author: Zack Arnold

How I Became a Curmudgeon at 25 Years Old

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css=".vc_custom_1461978696499{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_single_image image="6197" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1463946612231{padding-top: 10px !important;}"] Qtr 2, 2016 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css=".vc_custom_1463961737962{margin-top: 20px !important;margin-bottom: 50px !important;background-color: #191919 !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1479671937220{margin-bottom: 50px !important;}"]I am a professional film editor (Empire, Glee, Burn Notice), and I have lived in the trenches for fifteen years. I’ve cut episodic television, studio features, indies, theatrical trailers, EPK’s, documentaries, you name it. I’ve had a lot of different experiences…all of them the same working environments: Long hours, no days off, sitting in one position, mostly sedentary, in a dark room. For years. And it almost destroyed me.   THE BEGINNING OF THE END About 10 years ago I was cutting an independent film that was deep into director’s cut....

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