A Christmas Wishlist For Your Video Editor Friend
Christmas shopping can be the hardest shopping of all. Not only do you have to buy gifts for your family, but also your friends. And it’s more than likely you’ve got that one friend who is a little different and difficult to buy for. Well we know your pain, so to help you out here’s a list of presents that might just be the perfect gift:
1. The iKettle
For the one person who is so busy, and so involved in a project, they don’t have time to leave the screen to put the kettle on, so they do it from their iPhone instead. With the iKettle you can boil your kettle from anywhere in your house, alerts you when you arrive home and asks if you’d like a hot drink, as well as linking with your alarm. What’s not to like?
They eat, sleep and breath film and video. Take this to the literal sense and help them picture their next movie or video just before the go to sleep. Let them dream the dream of being a film director. A Clap Board is the perfect gift to add to your other memorabilia, maybe they have a replica ‘Friends’ sofa that needs some love.
Everyone loves a bit of novelty, so why not treat them to a new bit of kit this year and let them drink their favourite hot drink from a lens. Lenses are normally one of the more expensive parts of the kit, not this one though. It may not create the same magic as a real prime lens, however it does just a good job of keeping the man controlling it happy with a hot drink.
Coffee is an editors best friend. It’s an essential part of the working day and night, fuelling all the creativity. As Pact put it – ‘Fresher, better-tasting coffee, delivered to you as you need it’. Pact send out their coffee within a week of it being roasted, which they claim ‘makes all the difference’, as well as grinding the coffee.
5. Celluon Epic
Taking cool to the next level with a laser keyboard, projected onto the edit suit desk. It’s a bit complicated, so here’s a description from Celluon themselves about the Epic – ‘Through the intergration of unique, patented technology, Celluon presents the revolutionary answer to the demands of today’s highly mobile society in its truly portable form’. Basically, take your keyboard anywhere with you, and look seriously cool when you rock this out your bag and set up.
Somehow, earbuds are always getting tangled and most of the time in the way. Never get tangled and treat someone with these new Zipbuds. If you like over ear, or in ear, Zipbuds have you covered. Having both a standard and premium option, you can take your music listening experience as far as you want, and more importantly, you can travel untangled.
7. Graphics Mug
The mug says it all really! When you spend most of your time behind a screen creating top notch graphics, the world outside can be a confusing place. Perfect for any ‘indoors person’, this slogan is also available on t-shirts and hoodies and even works for your gamer friends who’d rather be inside playing WOW than taking in some fresh air!
One of the biggest frustrations for an editor, rendering. Rending can be the worst part of the day, and can also ruin it. Your on a deadline, you’ve done all the hard work, got in early and worked through your lunch and think your on time to get the final project to the client by the end of play. There’s a twist, the render is going to take 5 hours. Meaning the end of the day is now actually midnight. Let people know how much you love rending with this nerdy t-shirt.
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