NAB 2015 (with Matt Allard ACS) GCS058

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Today we’re joined by Matt Allard, ACS from NewsShooter.com live from the Shutterstock booth at NAB 2015. We discuss all the hottest news from NAB including the Canon C300 M2, Blackmagic design Ursa Mini, Small HD 502 with Sidefinder and much much more.

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Spotlight: NAB 2015 / Matt Allard, ACS

Matt Allard, ACS is not only a brilliant Director of Photography and Cinematographer, he is also one of the driving forces behind NewsShooter.com. Matt and I discuss all the hottest news live from the ShutterStock.com booth at NAB 2015. This is episode 1 of our 3-episodes of coverage from NAB 2015.

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Post Production CC (with Vashi Nedomansky) GCS057

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Today we discuss post-production with film editor Vashi Nedomansky. Preparing for your next editing project, the similarities between film, music video, tv and more. Plus Vashi shares his experiences with the new features in the upcoming Adobe Premiere Pro CC update.

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Weekly Update

The Go Creative Show is going to NAB! Ben Consoli and Matt Russell will be recording a live Go Creative Show at the Shutterstock booth on WEDNESDAY APRIL 15 at 12pm then gathering interviews from the floor of NAB. Ben is also speaking at 2 workshops for Shutterstock.com. Click here for more details and a full schedule of events.

  • Live Go Creative Show at Shutterstock booth Wednesday April 15 at 12pm
  • Shooting Stories: The Business of Filmmaking and Commercial Production. Ben joins Jacques Thelemaque and Derick Rhodes on Wednesday April 15 at 2pm
  • Beyond 4K: Understanding Bitrate, Color Workflows and More. Ben joins Tim Smith (Canon) and Derick Rhodes (Shutterstock) on Thursday April 16 at 12pm

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Spotlight: Vashi Nedomansky

Vashi Nedomansky has edited countless feature films, music videos, television commercials and more and he’s here today to discuss his latest projects. Vashi shares insight on how he prepares for a new project and how organization is the key to a successful edit. We also discuss Vashi’s experience with the upcoming Adobe Premiere Pro CC update and you may be surprised by what he has to say.

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Micro-budget (with Michael Kligerman) GCS056

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Today we discuss the challenges and rewards of producing within micro-budgets. Our special guest Michael Kligerman has tons of experience with this and shares his strategies for choosing gear, traveling, booking crews and managing client expectations when working within these super tight budgets.

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Weekly Update

The Go Creative Show is going to NAB! Ben Consoli and Matt Russell will be recording a live Go Creative Show at the Shutterstock booth on WEDNESDAY APRIL 15 at 12pm then gathering interviews from the floor of NAB. Ben is also speaking at 2 workshops for Shutterstock.com. Click here for more details and a full schedule of events.

  • Live Go Creative Show at Shutterstock booth Wednesday April 15 at 12pm
  • Shooting Stories: The Business of Filmmaking and Commercial Production. Ben joins Jacques Thelemaque and Derick Rhodes on Wednesday April 15 at 2pm
  • Beyond 4K: Understanding Bitrate, Color Workflows and More. Ben joins Tim Smith (Canon) and Derick Rhodes (Shutterstock) on Thursday April 16 at 12pm
  • Matt Russell’s band Smart Kids are releasing a new single every month. Check out their website for more info

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Spotlight: Michael Kligerman

Michael Kligerman is a director, producer, editor, graphic designer, animator, grip, gaffer, PA, and the list goes on and on… Why? Because he, like many of us have to wear many hats to get the job done. Mike and I discuss the rewards and challenges of working with the dreaded micro-budget. How to choose the right gear for the job, what to pack when producing solo on the road, managing client expectation, booking the right crews and more tips to make your next small-budget project turn out to be a big success.

  • Why making a video is like buying a car
  • Do editors make the best shooters?
  • Why is the Alzo 3000 LED light is Michael’s first choice?
  • Equipment choices to make traveling easier
  • Managing client expectations when producing with a micro-budget
  • How to use text and graphics to fill the b-roll void
  • and more…

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House of Cards Season 3 (with Martin Ahlgren) GCS055

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Today we invite Martin Ahlgren, Director of Photography for House of Cards Season 3. Martin and I discuss all the details behind lighting, lensing, and creating the absolutely stunning visuals of the hit Netflix show.

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  • Listen to this weeks full track: Golden Skies by Liam Aidan

Spotlight: Martin Ahlgren

Martin Ahlgren is the brilliant Director of Photography for House of Cards season 3. We discuss all the behind the scenes tricks that help him create one of the best looking television shows of our time. The lenses, the lighting and the beautifully crafted dance between blocking actors and moving cameras… These are just a few of the things that make us fall in love with each and every episode. Martin also discusses how his work in commercials and music videos offer him a playground of experimentation that often times result in techniques for his tv and feature film work. Fan boys and girls rejoice as we dive deep into all things House of Cards.

  • How to prep each episode when there is no time to prep
  • The pre-planned lighting scenarios that helped keep Martin on schedule
  • Working with the actors and blocking scenes
  • Shooting Red Dragon 6K but framing for 5K
  • Shooting the oval office, over and over and over and over again.
  • Controlling the camera via foolcontrol
  • Martin’s extensive portfolio of music videos and commercials
  • and more…

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Social Media for Filmmakers (with Emily Thomas) GCS054

Social Media for Filmmakers (with Emily Thomas)
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Today we discuss social media for creative professionals with our guest, Social Media Strategist Emily Thomas. Emily and I discuss techniques you can use to help build an active network of followers across twitter, Facebook, instagram and more.

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  • Listen to this weeks full track: Yellow Door by Nicolas Major

Spotlight: Emily Thomas

Emily Thomas is a Social Media Strategist and contributor to Social Media Week and the Huffington Post. After managing the social media for Still Motion, Emily became one of the top social experts in the video production field. We discuss the tips and tricks you can use to build your social media community, the do’s and don’ts of posting on twitter, which service is best for your work and much much more.

  • Working with Still Motion
  • What is the 80/20 rule in social media
  • How to build an active community on twitter
  • How to keep your twitter feed personal
  • Social media tips for filmmakers
  • Sharing the same tweet in different ways
  • Twitter scheduling tools and how they can awesome
  • and more…

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Music for TV (with Tom Polce, Matt Allard and Matt Russell) GCS053

Music for TV (with Tom Polce, Matt Allard and Matt Russell)
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Our guest today is producer, mixer and composer Tom Polce. Tom currently works at CBS composing music for a variety of tv shows and movies, and he also share stories from his incredible career as a musician and producer for some of the biggest artists in the world. Then Matt Allard from Newsshooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news.

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Spotlight: Tom Polce

Tom Polce is an accomplished producer, mixer and composer who’s worked on countless albums for world renowned artists like Bob Dylan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ministry, and many more. We discuss Tom’s entire career, including his A&R work at CBS records and what inspired him to sign bands and artists. Currently Tom works at CBS composing and producing music for a variety of tv shows and movies and we discuss the delicate relationship between music composers and the film and television industry.

As a special bonus, I am joined by the man who mixes the audio for all the work we do here at BC Media Productions, and he also mixes this very podcast, our own Matt Russell from Gain Structure Sound joins me while we interview our spotlight guest, Tom Polce.

  • Tom’s path from musician to A&R to CBS music
  • Producing and mixing music for some of the largest artists in the world
  • What does an A&R person really do and how do you get their attention?
  • How Tom gets inspired to create music for CBS television shows
  • Inspiring words from Tom for up and coming musicians
  • and more…

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Layover (with Joshua Caldwell) GCS052

Layover (with Joshua Caldwell)
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Our guest today is award winning director, writer, and producer Joshua Caldwell. Joshua has enjoyed great success with his latest film “Layover” and we dive deep into the strategies behind producing and distributing indi films. I guarantee you’ll be surprised and inspired by Joshua’s story.

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The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week

  • Listen to this weeks full track: Another Way by Allegory Music

Spotlight: Joshua Caldwell

Joshua Caldwell is an accomplished director, writer and producer born and raised in Seattle, Washington. After winning an MTV Movie Award, he began working with a number of high profile producers and turned those connections into brilliant and successful films. Joshua shares stories from his recent feature film Layover. Produced with an astoundingly low budget, Layover has really become a case study in how to distribute an indie film. If you ever wanted to know how to properly promote and distribute your film, this is an interview you won’t want to miss.

  • Strategies for film festivals
  • What is the value of your film?
  • What is “direct distribution” and why may it be the best choice for your film
  • Joshua’s work with Anthony Zuiker
  • Using Vimeo On Demand for distribution
  • Using GumRoad.com for direct distribution
  • Shooting a feature film for only $6,000
  • A new strategy for premiering your film
  • and more…

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Supremacy (with Rodney Taylor) GCS051

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Our guest today is award winning Cinematographer Rodney Taylor, ASC. Rodney discusses his latest feature film “Supremacy” starring Danny Glover plus stories from his countless feature films, television shows, and IMAX documentaries.

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  • Listen to this weeks full track: Calling You by GG Riggs

Spotlight: Rodney Taylor

Rodney Taylor, ASC is an award winning cinematographer of countless feature films, television shows, and IMAX documentaries. We discuss his latest feature film “Supremacy” starring Danny Glover. Then Rodney shares stories from his hit HBO television show “Getting On”, his upcoming Justin Timberlake concert film, and his beautiful and groundbreaking work on a variety of IMAX films. Rodney is one of the best cinematographers of our day and he’s here today to speak with all of you.

  • Shooting IMAX films all over the world
  • How to prepare to shoot a nature documentary
  • Shooting major motion picture “Supremacy” on 16mm
  • The challenges and rewards of shooting handheld with primes
  • The benefits of pre-lighting
  • Rodney’s upcoming concert film for Justin Timberlake
  • Shooting the hit HBO show “Getting On”
  • Shooting bears in Alaska
  • and more…

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Monster Makeup (with Frank Ippolito) GCS050

Monster Makeup (with Frank Ippolito)
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Today we discuss “Monster Makeup” with special effects makeup artist Frank Ippolito. Frank shares stories from his work on films, television shows and his production company Ghost Works LLC. Frank also shares his techniques and what inspires him to create unique movie monsters. Then Matt Allard, ACS joins us to discuss all the latest industry news stories on NewsShooter.com

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Spotlight: Frank Ippolito

Frank Ippolito is a special effects makeup artist with over a decade in the industry. Frank has built an incredible portfolio of work for film, television and more. We discuss Franks work on Pirates of the Caribbean and his two seasons as a contestant on the SyFy Channel’s hit competition show “Face Off”. Frank shares his techniques, his sources of inspiration and how he keeps his monsters looking fresh and unique. Frank Ippolito has been making monsters since age 10 and is here today to share his story with the Go Creative Show audience.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Hollywood is a social scene
  • Joining the union
  • Designing a vampire in a new way
  • the differences and similarities of fashion and special effects makeup
  • How does his directing experience influence his makeup career.
  • His experiences on FACE OFF season 1 and 5
  • Frank’s work on Tested.com
  • His podcast CreatureGeeks
  • and more…

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NCIS: NOLA (with Rob Kerkovich) GCS049

NCIS: NOLA (with Rob Kerkovich)
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Today we invite Rob Kerkovich actor, writer who plays Sebastian from the massive CBS show NCIS New Orleans. We discuss the creativity behind acting and how he develops his character. Rob shares his journey from college to comedy troupe to network television and more. Then Paul Antico joins us to discuss his experience with the controversial Atamos Shogun 4K recorder.

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Weekly Update – Paul Antico

  • Pauls review of the Atamos Shogun 4K recorder
  • The good, the bad, the even worse!
  • Can the A7S b-cam for the FS7 and F55?
  • Will the plastic casing hold up in the real world?
  • No playback… yet.
  • Your iPhone needs a case.. so does this.

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  • Listen to this weeks full track: The Cavalry by GG Riggs

Spotlight: Rob Kerkovich

Rob Kerkovich is an actor, writer and currently stars as Sebastian Lund in NCIS: New Orleans on CBS. We discuss Rob’s journey from struggling actor to network star and how he develops his character Sebastian. Rob shares stories about his comedy troupe Summer of Tears and how it opened doors that led to developing projects with NBC and CBS. We also cover his latest project, Tesla and Twain which is likely on its way to being a massive success. But most importantly, he was my good friend from high school and starred in some of my most ridiculous and embarrassing home movies that should never and will never go online…

  • Starring in NCIS: New Orleans
  • Dealing with hate online
  • How to survive the life of a struggling actor.
  • Is New Orleans the new Hollywood?
  • Rob’s comedy troupe Summer of Tears
  • How to turn a web series into a network smash
  • How “not caring so much” may land you a dream gig.
  • and more…

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