I am a writer.
I have blogged and written
the news professionally.
I make pretty badass
presentations and decks.
I love to tell stories
through the screen.
Making movie magic.
FILM/VIDEO DIRECTING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRODUCING
I have used these cameras.
Red One, Epic and Scarlet
Arri Alexa, XT, Plus and Studio
Canon C100 and C300
Canon EOS 5D Mk II, Mk III, 7D and 1DX
Black Magic Cinema Camera
Sony PMW-F3 and PMW-F5
Sony NEX-FS100 and NEX-FS700
Panasonic GH2 and GH3
And yes, I have shot on film.
ARRIFLEX 235 and 435 ES (Super35)
ARRIFLEX SR3 (Super16)
I'll fix it in post.
J-K-L'ing my way through life.
I edit with these NLEs.
Yes, even this guy...
Final Cut Pro 7
Adobe Premiere Pro
Avid Media Composer
Final Cut Pro X
I make the videos look prettier with these color grading tools.
Magic Bullet Looks
I create special effects with these apps and plugins.
Adobe After Effects
Magic Bullet Suite
Beautiful pictures aren't worth a damn if it sounds like crap.
Logic Pro X
Big beautiful pictures; itsy tiny little files.
Do you really need a DVD?
Adobe Media Encoder
DVD Studio Pro
Who doesn't love codecs? So many random letters and numbers.
Designing scenes and sets that you can touch.
I don't just live in the digital space. I've designed, modeled and physically built ideas into reality. More importantly, I've stayed under budget and created spaces that people will simply never forget. To create these worlds, I've used SketchUp, Blender and Cinema4D to create really awesome renders.
3D Models Built With:
Also another app no designer should ever leave home without.
I like to play around with building a videogame here and there...
Making my pics look hot! Have you seen noise reductionn?!
Goodbye, PageMaker and QuarkXpress. Hello, e-books.
Super easy to use HTML, JS and Flash to make apps.
Seriously, Apple... It's been more than 3 years since a legit update.
Fixing other people's bad PDFs since 1993.
Steadily has gotten better as a code editor.
Also no update... iCloud doesn't count. But it runs circles around...
How else am I going to keep track of all these files?
Gets better with every release. Finally, InDesign meets the Web!
Barely qualifies as a real design program, but everyone uses it.
Look at what I can do, Ma!
No designer should ever leave home without it.
HTML5 needs work. Still no better tool for quick animations.
Adobe Flash Builder
Adobe Business Catalyst
Where do you think this website is hosted?
Yes, I am a computer nerd.
PLEASE DON'T ASK ME TO FIX YOUR PRINTER.
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PLATFORMS & TECHNOLOGIES
Mac OS X
What can I say. It just works.
Super easy to build and develop for...
Rock solid and easy to set up.
Windows 7 and 8 are finally usable.
Google's polished up this OPEN and fantastic OS.
Amazon Web Services
Cheap, reliable and fast. What could you ask for?
Not a guru, but I love Ubuntu.
A bit on the slow side, but it runs anywhere.
Love where this is going. Wish it were faster.
This is what (D)HTML really is.
Surprisingly powerful and easy.
New CSS transformations are blowing my mind.
No more changing a hundred lines of CSS.
Like LESS but more Sassy with CSS.
The scripting language that can do it all!
God-send from the Internet Dev lords.
Build apps not just animations.
CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Ahh... The CMS that everyone knows.
THE CMS for designers and non-coders.
Uber-powerful; uber-difficult to configure.
Creative Cloud makes this a great hosting platform.
Just another CMS that I've played with.
Super easy to build a social network.
Interface Builder makes my job so much easier.
Fast enough for most apps and cross-platform.
All those Adobe creative skills with apps.
Not the perfect IDE, but good enough.
Made for games, much more powerful.
THE repo for any serious open source project.
A little command side heavy, but open!
Who would think Photoshop could build apps?!
Not as polished as Github.
It's InDesign meets the Web, finally.
Adobe Flash Builder
Turn Flash animations into real apps.
Love the realtime CSS editing with this.
My favorite text editor hands down.
The best damn FTP client out there.
Free, open source FTP client.
One of the better text editors out there.
"I know this. It's a UNIX system."
Pretty darn good, free text editor.
Can't get enough of great text editors.
The original CSS inspector.
WEB & INTERNET SERVICES
AdWords expert. Heck, directed an AdWords event!
Facebook Page Manager
Managing several Facebook Fan pages.
Instead of dozens of tools, use one like this.
Hits, demos, landing pages, conversions galore!
Analytics, promoted tweets and more!
Wanna know who is clicking what and where?
Most reliable mass emailing service bar none.
Google+ for Business
Google+ has come a long way! Awesome galleries!
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THIS IS MY NAME IN CHINESE:
It means "Heisenberg."
IT JUST MEANS I SPEAK SOME CANTONESE AND MANDARIN.
I'm named after this guy.
He was a real badass.
Let's get down to business.
NOT JUST ARTSY FARTSY.
You inspire others to work their hardest when you do.
Teaching and mentorship
It's not enough to have others do; you have to empower them.
No great idea has value unless you can make it happen.
Just because I'm a right brain doesn't mean I don't have a left brain.
Admittedly, my calendar is what keeps me on track.
Put it this way: I can use pivot tables like the best of them.
Lots and lots of ideas; just a few simple, concise words is all you need.
Storytelling isn't limited to bedtime stories.
I used to be a news correspondent. Is that 'nuff said?
Used to coach others at public speaking. 1st rule: stand up straight!
Business Operating Systems
Apple Mac OS X
Thanks for visiting!
wilson g. tang