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Creative Mornings (with Keith Frankel) GCS081

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IN THIS EPISODE:

Today we talk creativity with Keith Frankel, host of the Boston chapter of Creative Mornings. Keith shares tips to enhance your creativity and talks about his experiences helping startups blossom, and his time producing MTV’s hit reality show “Made”.

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Spotlight: Keith Frankel

Keith Frankel has enjoyed an unconventional creative journey through philosophy, reality tv, startup culture, and hosting the Boston chapter of Creative Mornings. Keith and I discuss what Creative Mornings is, and why you should get involved. We also talk about his behind-the-scenes experiences producing MTV’s Emmy award-winning series “Made”. The best part of Keith’s interview is that everything he says is absolutely true… and we know this because he recently launched Adventures in Honesty, a first hand account of his life without lying to anyone, about anything.

  • Tips for being more creative
  • Tips for networking
  • Building a creative community in your area
  • The millennial entitlement
  • The ups and downs of working at MTV
  • The truth behind the Kanye West / Beyonce / Taylor Swift drama
  • The benefits of hard work
  • and much more!

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Inter BEE 2014 (with Dan Chung and Matt Allard) GCS047

Today we cover all the news from Interbee 2014 with Matt Allard. New cameras, gimbals, recorders, mixers, lights and more. Plus Dan Chung joins us for an in-depth discussion about his experiences with the Sony FS7. How does it perform in the real world, is it a C300 killer? You’ll be surprised what Dan has to say.

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Showrunners (with Des Doyle and Humanity.tv) GCS046

Today we have two fantastic interviews starting with Des Doyle, director of the documentary “Showrunners” The Art of Running a TV Show featuring interviews with JJ Abrams, Kurt Sutter and other showrunners from today’s biggest tv series. Then the creators of Humanity.tv, a fully immersive travel and adventure iPad app discuss the fascinating stories they capture from around the world.

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Spotlight: Des Doyle

Des Doyle is an Dublin based film maker who’s fascination with US television inspired his directorial debut “Showrunners” The Art of Running A TV Show. Des interviews some of the most influential showrunners like JJ Abrams, Kurt Sutter and others from shows like LOST, Revenge, The Good Wife, Sons of Anarchy, Person of Interest and many more. Des gives us an inside look at how our television industry works and just how fragile even some of the most successful shows actually are. You’ll never watch TV the same way again.

  • What is a showrunner?
  • The behind-the-scenes politics in the American TV industry.
  • Thoughts from some of the top showrunners of our generation.
  • Des’s production process
  • Moving from Dublin to LA
  • and more…

Spotlight: Humanity.TV

Kerrin Sheldon and Gaston Blanchet are the co-creators of Humanity.tv, an iPad app for explorers, travelers and adventurers. It’s a travel app that pus storytelling and cultural immersion above all else. Each issue is packed with fascinating people and stories from around the world brilliantly delivered in an intuitive and fun iPad app. We talk with Kerrin and Gaston about their process, gear package and how they manage to pay for this self-funded project. But even more impressive than the stories they capture, is the story of how they do it.

  • How to prepare to shoot around the world
  • The shared economy
  • How Kerrin and Gaston developed their app
  • Producing through social media
  • Shooting challenges while working in foreign countries
  • and more…

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Mad Men Mania (With Chris Manley, ASC) GCS028

In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Christopher Manley, ACS Director of Photography for the hit AMC drama, Mad Men.

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House of Cards (With Igor Martinovic) GCS025

Today we speak with cinematographer Igor Martinovic. Igor is the Director of Photography for the netflix original series “House of Cards” as well as countless feature films and documentaries including the Academy Award winning “Man On Wire”. Igor shares behind the scenes stories from House of Cards, working with David Fincher and Kevin Spacy, shooting on the Red Epic and more.

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Weekly Update

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  • Ben’s company BC Media Productions releases new commercials for Blue Hills Bank and Comlax
  • The Odyssey 7Q now records 4K Raw with Sony FS700
  • Black Magic Production Camera 4K goes Airborn

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Spotlight: Igor Martinovic

Igor Martinovic is a New York based cinematographer of feature films, documentaries and television inducing the Academy Award winning “Man on Wire” and most recently the Emmy Award winning Netflix original series, House of Cards. Igor and I discuss his vast portfolio of work across TV, film, documentary and commercial. Igor shares his thoughts on working with David Fincher and Kevin Spacy, shooting for Netflix on 4K, his camera and lighting techniques and much more.

  • The inspiration behind the look of House of Cards
  • Working with David Fincher and Kevin Spacey
  • Lighting for different environments and characters
  • Working with Netflix
  • The Academy Award winning “Man on Wire”
  • Commercial vs. Film vs. Documentary
  • Igor’s big break
  • Questions from our listeners
  • And much more.

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