Kid's Cafe

Kid’s Cafe

Executive Producer – Jennifer Valenti • Creator/Producer/Director – Jennifer C. Loader • Edited by Derek Miner • Motion Graphics by Derek Miner •  


Film co-edited by Derek Miner • Sound effects editing and sound mix by Derek Miner • DVD authored by MinerWerks • DVD cover design by MinerWerks • Trailer edited by Derek Miner

Recent Work

Kid's Cafe

From the Blog

Posted by Derek on July 20th, 2011 at 11:50 pm

Welcome to a new MinerWerks website. The design I’ve settled on will allow simple blog access and project pages to highlight things that I have worked on or am in the process of completing. In addition, to centralize some of my commentary and reviews, I’ve moved over a large portion of blog posts from LiveJournal […]

Posted by Derek on October 5th, 2009 at 12:06 pm

After a long summer editing, fine-tuning and audio mixing, the final version of Gary Dresden’s December is near completion. A trailer (in HD) can be found on YouTube. An original score by Kevin McLeod was commissioned and I will be adding it to the film in the next couple weeks. More information can be found at the film’s official

Posted by Derek on October 2nd, 2009 at 2:04 pm

A hearty “Thank you” to Todd Thompson and IndieFest! for inviting me to be a judge for their first Festival, to be held October 16-25. For the next week or so, I will be quite busy watching a boxful of student films. You and I will need to wait until the end of IndieFest! to find out […]

Posted by Derek on September 26th, 2009 at 12:03 pm

The Sunscreen Film Festival just held a successful Florida premiere for the film Touching Home, written by, directed by and starring brothers Logan and Noah Miller. Keep an eye out for this amazing debut feature, starring Ed Harris in a role inspired by the Miller Brothers’ late father.

Posted by Derek on October 17th, 2008 at 6:11 am

HD channels on cable are in the process of evolving. We can now see Mythbusters in HD, but we’re still inundated with helicopter flyover shows and ‘Bikini Adventures.’ Now there’s CNN in HD. Wha? Do we really need CNN in HD? I don’t need to see Wolf Blitzer’s pores, and God forbid they put Nancy […]