About the author

Name: Mike Egan

Location: New York City

Occupation: Video Editor


Skills

Video Editing: Adobe Premiere; Short-form social videos, vertical video, promos, commercial ad campaigns, brand films, short films, short and long-form documentaries.

VFX/Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects, Photoshop; Chroma keying, motion tracking, rotoscoping, motion design.

Writing: Dream Avenue; Non-fiction and fictional video scripts, reviews, editorial, aggregation.

Photography: 35mm film on Olympus OM-1 and Jazz Jelly 207, largely w/ Lomography film; Digital on Canon 70D and iPhone 12 mini.

Web Design: Not much more than what you see on this website.

Languages: English (fluent), Japanese (beginner), German (high school was a long time ago).


Hobbies

Currently making

Eganworks on YouTube

Blogging @ Dream Avenue

Loud Friends: A Podcast

Currently playing

Digimon Survive [Switch]

Disco Elysium [Switch]

Final Fantasy VII Remake INTERgrade [PC]

Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX [Switch]

No Man's Sky [Switch]

Splatoon 3 [Switch]

Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D [3DS]

Currently watching

Andor

Spy x Family

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Season 6)

Currently listening

Podcasts

A More Civilized Age

Shift-F1

Threedom

Underunderstood

Waypoint Radio

Music

90.9FM WDCB Jazz & Blues - 'Chicago's Home for Jazz!'

Casiopea

Eastward by Joel Corelitz

They Might Be Giants

Takako Mamiya

Talking Heads

The New Pornographers

Currently reading

A Profound Waste of Time Vol. 2 by APWOT

[Lock-on] Vol. 1-3 by Lost in Cult

The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin


Favorites

Games

Sonic the Hedgehog (All)

Super Mario World (SNES, 1991)

Donkey Kong Country (SNES, 1994)

Super Metroid (SNES, 1994)

Earthbound (SNES, 1995)

Star Wars: TIE Fighter (PC, 1998)

Final Fantasy VII (PSX, 1997)

Pokémon Crystal (GBC, 2000)

Megaman Battle Network 2 (GBA, 2001)

Megaman Zero 3 (GBA, 2004)

Boktai (GBA, 2003-5)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II (PC, 2004)

Star Wars: Battlefront II (PC, 2005)

Megaman ZX (DS, 2006)

Yoshi's Island DS (DS, 2006)

Kirby Superstar Ultra (DS, 2008)

Mass Effect 2 (PC, 2010)

Civilization V (PC, 2010)

Bastion (PC, 2011)

Dustforce (PC, 2012)

Spelunky (PC, 2012)

Mark of the Ninja (PC, 2012)

Dishonored (PC, 2012)

Pid (PC, 2012)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (PC, 2013)

Shovel Knight (3DS, 2014)

Invisible, Inc. (PC, 2015)

Picross 3D: Round 2 (3DS, 2015)

Yoshi's Woolly World (WiiU 2015, 3DS 2017)

Stardew Valley (PC, 2016)

Hyper Light Drifter (PC, 2016)

Quadrilateral Cowboy (PC, 2016)

No Man's Sky (PC, 2016)

Hollow Knight (Switch, 2017)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch, 2017)

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (PC, 2017)

Celeste (Switch, 2018)

Outer Wilds (PC, 2019)

Tangle Tower (iOS, 2019)

Kentucky Route Zero (Switch, 2020)

Hades (PC/Switch, 2020)

Umurangi Generation (Switch, 2020)

Inscryption (PC, 2021)

Tunic (PC, 2022)

Movies

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Amelie (2001)

Castle in the Sky (1986)

Star Wars (1977)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Chungking Express (1994)

TV

Adventure Time (2010-2018)

Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

Cowboy Bebop (1998-1999)

Seinfeld (1989-1998)

The X-Files (1993-2002)

Albums

The Suburbs - Arcade Fire (2010)

Odelay - Beck (1996)

Fastfall - Lifeformed (2012)

Brill Bruisers - The New Pornographers (2014)

Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads (1984)

Nanobots - They Might Be Giants (2013)

Band on the Run - Wings (1973)

Books

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2001)

Shades of Grey (2009)

That is All (2011)


Contact/Follow

Find me on Twitter, YouTube, Patreon, my blog, Backloggd, Letterboxd, or here on Neocities!