About Tej

Film maker and editor working with broadcast giants like Bell Globemedia, CTV, Rogers, MTV, and Much Music, as well as a variety of film production companies. As a member of the Canadian Cinema Editors, Tej leads workshops on codecs and advanced editing techniques.

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Bumping Up Security in WordPress

Well that was quick, summer is almost over. Fall is around the corner, which means back to school, fall broadcast season starts, and of course the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. With such a hecktate schedule beginning now is a good time to take a closer look at security on your wordpress site. WordPress is a great tool for blogging …

TejBumping Up Security in WordPress
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2011 TIFF Pub Night

TIFF is fast approaching which means it’s time for annual TIFF Pub Night. Every year I team up with the Art of the Guillotine to host a fantastic Pub Night filled with plenty of prizes and giveaways. Every year with we have a wonderful turn out with actors, editors, producers, and directors from broadcast to film. These include the likes …

Tej2011 TIFF Pub Night

Speed vs Features for Back to School PC Shopping

As the new fall school year fast approaches, many students have been asking me about  which laptops within their price range would be great for post-production and film-making.  There seems to be some confusion about weather it is better to get a faster laptop or more fully featured laptop. When working in film making and post-production actually both can be …

TejSpeed vs Features for Back to School PC Shopping

CCE Pub Night + Q.A. with Mike Lee & Jeff Wollnough

Tonight the Candian Cinema Editors is having a pub night, they have combined it with a great Q+A with editor Mike Lee C.C.E. (editor of “Flashpoint”, “ZOS: Zone of Separation”) and director Jeff Woolnough (“Bones”, “The Vampire Diaries”) will be on hand to screen scenes from the award-winning “Keep Your Head Up Kid, The Don Cherry Story” . They will be on hand …

TejCCE Pub Night + Q.A. with Mike Lee & Jeff Wollnough

Tips for shooting in the Midday Sun

Shooting films in midday is not really a great idea. The harsh sunlight often blows subjects out or leaves your entire image looks flat, and uninteresting. However, often due to time constrains we have to shoot in midday sunlight, and here are some tips I have used to get the most of the situation. ISO   Using the lowest possible …

TejTips for shooting in the Midday Sun
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Avid ScriptSync & PhraseFind

Avid a while back introduced two add on features for Avid Media Composer, Symphony, and News Cutter. These additions are known as ScriptSync and PhraseFind powered by Nexidia. Let’s First start with ScriptSync which is a very powerful tool. ScriptSync phonetically indexes all text and audible dialog within your project, and then automatically syncs all the relevant source clips with …

TejAvid ScriptSync & PhraseFind

Canon 50mm Lens Comparison

This previous week I was happy to be out shooting with a local photographer Jason Thomson. We set out to see the differences in shooting stills with the Canon 5D and the Canon 7D. We also wanted to see if the small sensor in the Canon 7D could over come the 5D’s larger sensor advantage in low light with a …

TejCanon 50mm Lens Comparison