Production Audio (with Kevin Parker) GCS044

GCS044 Production Audio
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Today we speak with Kevin Parker, production sound mixer for feature films, television, documentaries and more. Kevin and I discuss his techniques for capturing sound on set and in the field, proper mic placement, how to hide the lav, and some tips that will help you capture better sound. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the latest industry news.

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From 13 years old, Kevin Parker has been fully immersed in sound. Since then Kevin has captured sound for countless feature films, television series, documentaries, commercials and more including the Showtime series “Brotherhood” and the new film “The Judge”. Kevin and I talk about his career, the differences between mixing sound for news vs feature films and his thoughts on the film industry as a whole. We also discuss his gear package, techniques for capturing the best sound, proper placement of a lavaliere microphone, and simple tips that will help you capture better sound.

  • Kevin’s remarkable shift from news to motion picture
  • What is a production audio engineer?
  • What is the creative side to capturing audio
  • Proper lav placement
  • Kevin’s tips and tricks for optimum sound in not-so-optimum locations
  • Building the relationship with the DOP and director
  • How to make the best use of your location scout
  • Kevin’s favorite gear and why he uses it.
  • Sanken RM-10
  • Schoeps Shotgun Microphone
  • Sanken CUB microphone
  • and more…

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Audio Master Class (With Matt Russell) GCS043

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Today we dive deep into mixing audio for post production with our special guest Matt Russell. This episode is really a Master Class with one of New Englands most accomplished and successful audio engineers. We answer listener questions and discuss EQ techniques, ducking, how to balance voice and music together, fixing common audio problems, and more.

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IBC Party 2014 (With Rodney Charters, Dan Chung, Matt Allard and Clinton Harn) GCS042

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Today we dedicate the entire show to all the news and announcements from this years IBC. IBC is one of the biggest trade shows for video production, and our panel of experts cover all the news and announcements that will certainly shake up our industry. Dan Chung and Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com, film maker Clinton Harn and cinematographer Rodney Charters join me for an epic discussion about the Arri Alexa 65, Sony FS7, lots of lenses, lights and more. Plus the 4K debate lives on!

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  • The great 4K debate
  • The new Varicam 35 Footage
  • Zeiss Loxia Lenses
  • Flexible LED
  • L’aigle Exoskeleton
  • Hillrigs portable dolly system
  • Tokina 11-16mm Mark II PL Version
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7 Deadly Sins (with Zak Mulligan and Matt Allard) GCS041

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Today we speak Zak Mulligan, award winning cinematographer and director of photography for feature films, commercials, music videos and the brilliant new Morgan Spurlock documentary series, 7 Deadly Sins on Showtime. We discuss his gear and lighting package, his experiences screening films at Sundance, being nominated for an Academy Award and all the shooting and lighting techniques that make 7 Deadly Sins a visual powerhouse. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the hottest news in our production industry.

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Zak Mulligan is an award winning cinematographer and director of photography for countless feature films, music videos, commercials and more. His latest project, the Morgan Spurlock documentary series “7 Deadly Sins” is possibly one of the most visually stunning documentary shows on tv. Zak and I discuss his Academy Award nominated film “Open Heart” and his experiences screening a film at Sundance. We also cover his vast commercial and music video career as well as Zak’s advice for aspiring cinematographers. And of course we dive deep into his gear package and geek out about cameras, lighting and more.

  • Lighting to be dark
  • What does it REALLY mean to be an Academy Award nominee
  • A passion for documentary
  • How Ted and Hollis got started in comedy
  • Zak’s experience screening a film at Sundance
  • Getting a film on Netflix
  • Why Zak loves the MOVI
  • Why sometimes the best lighting could be no lighting
  • Making boring subjects look amazing
  • and more…

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Teachers Lounge (with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James) GCS040

GCS040 Teachers Lounge
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Today we speak with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James, comedians and creators of the new web series “Teachers Lounge”. We discuss the pros and cons of self-distributing online, pitching to comedy central, working with Alec Baldwin, Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell and more. Plus their experiences from over 20 years of standup comedy.

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Sharknado (with Vashi Nedomansky and Matt Allard) GCS039

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Today we speak with film editor, Vashi Nedomansky his wildly successful campy mega-hit, Sharknado 2. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news.

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The Killing (with Gregory Middleton) GCS038

GCS038 Greg Middleton The Killing
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Today we invite Gregory Middleton, cinematographer and director of photography for the AMC and Netflix series The Killing. We discuss how Netflix saved the show, the new visual direction of season 4, the film industry in Vancouver and more. Plus Gregory shares insight into his next project Game Of Thrones!

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Communicate / Collaborate (with Emery Wells and Andrew Hurteau) GCS037

GCS037 Communicate
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Today we are joined by two experts to help us better communicate and collaborate. First, Andrew Hurteau, a presentation and communication skills coach shares tips on how to better present yourself and your ideas. Then Emery Wells, the co-founder of Frame.io joins us to discuss how to effectively collaborate with your team and clients, and how Frame.io could be the best tool to do that. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news.

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Drone Zone (with Paul Antico, Jos Stiglingh and More) GCS036

GCS036 Drone Zone
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Today we are covering Drone videography from all sides with four fantastic guests starting with Jos Stiglingh the creator of the mega-viral video “Fireworks filmed with a drone”. Then we are joined by two lawyers, Matt Saunders, a copyright attorney who discusses the legality of drones and the copyright issues that go with it and Jonathan Rupprecht, an attorney, commercial pilot and unmanned aircraft consultant that discusses the current FAA regulations. And finally, we invite Paul Antico, film maker and drone enthusiast, to talk about how he captures, grades and edits footage shot with a Go Pro and the DJI Phantom.

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Productive Fitness (with Zack Arnold and Matt Allard) GCS035

GCS035 Productive Fitness
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Today we talk about staying fit in the production industry. Lets face it, many of us are behind a desk for most of the day but thankfully film editor Zack Arnold created FitnessInPost.com to help all of us live a healthier life, and he’s on the show today. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to talk about the news from Broadcast Asia and how the controversial Sony A7S is the new Low-Light King!

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