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The Super Secret Interview (with Evan Bourcier) GCS125

Evan Bourcier is an award-winning director of photography, blogger, podcast host and creator of the Super Secret Film Blog and he’s on today’s shot to talk about the production industry, gear, on-set etiquette and more.

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Spotlight: Evan Bourcier

Evan Bourcier is an award winning Director of Photography, podcast host, blogger, and creator of the Super Secret Film Blog where he curates information and discussion from filmmakers across the world. Evan and I discuss the state of the production industry for filmmakers and content producers, our favorite new gear, on-set etiquette, the value of sharing information, and so much more.

  • The value of sharing information
  • Discussing budget with your peers and clients
  • Social life vs work life, is there a boundary
  • Using social media to build your brand as a shooter/director
  • The ethics of sharing your work online
  • The value of challenging yourself
  • The pro’s and con’s of being a one-man-band videographer
  • Evan’s switch from Red to Alexa
  • Evan’s favorite production gear
  • and much much more!

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IBC 2015 (with Matt Allard from News Shooter) GCS073

News from IBC 2015 with Matt Allard on Go Creative Show

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Today we discuss all the news from IBC 2015 with special guest Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com Everything you need to know about the latest cameras, lighting, and audio gear is packed into this episode.

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Spotlight: Matt Allard

Our good friend Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com is back, fresh off the heals of IBC 2015 where he and his team covered all the news and announcements that you need to know about. Matt and I discuss the sony FS5 and A7S2, all the new lenses including the new Tokina 11-16, drones, audio kits, lighting, and more.

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C300 Mark II and More (with Dan Chung) GCS069

After 2 weeks using the Canon C300 Mark II, Dan Chung from NewsShooter is on the show to tell us all about it. Plus Dan’s experience with the Sony A7R2. This episode is all about gear so strap in kids!

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Spotlight: Dan Chung

Dan Chung is a cameraman shooting mainly news and documentary. He is also editor of NewsShooter.com covering the hottest news in the production industry. Dan is one of the few people on earth to have used the Canon C300 Mark II and he’s on today’s show to tell us all about it. Plus Dan shares his experience with the Sony A7R2.

  • C300 Mark II body and form factor
  • Who is this camera for
  • How does it compare to the original C300
  • The Sony A7R2
  • Does the A7R2 compete with the A7S or FS7
  • The low light challenges
  • How auto-focus may be the next “pro” tool
  • and more…

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Micro-budget (with Michael Kligerman) GCS056

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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Audio Master Class (With Matt Russell) GCS043

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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