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Sound Designing the Neflix Movie Society of the Snow

Sound Designing the Neflix Movie Society of the Snow

A Conversation with Sound Designer Oriol Tarragó

Oriol Tarrago

Published February 12, 2024

Join me and Oriol Tarragó, Sound Editor Supervisor, Sound Designer and founder of Coser y Cantar Estudio, for a lively conversation all about Sound Design, Sound Mixing and how he and his team mixed the Netflix movie, Society of the Snow.

Shooting and Editing Live Events

Shooting and Editing Live Events

A Conversation with Editor and Trainer Kevin P McAuliffe

Kevin P McAuliffe

Published December 19, 2023

Join me for a lively conversation with Editor and Trainer, Kevin P McAuliffe, as we chat all about how to shoot and edit live events. Whether you work in live concerts, music festivals, live theater, sport events, comedy shows, and more, you’ll learn something new from Kevin.

The Art and Craft of TV Editing

The Art and Craft of TV Editing

A Conversation with Editor and Filmmaker Faroukh Virani

Faroukh Virani

Published December 12, 2023

Join me for a lively conversation with Faroukh Virani, editor of the CW series WALKER and iZombie all about the art and craft of TV editing.

The Life of a VFX Editor

The Life of a VFX Editor

A Conversation with VFX Editor Noah Chamow

Noah Chamow

Published November 7, 2023

Join me and Noah Chamow, VFX Editor of Season 2 of Hunters and Gen V, as he gives us a glimpse of what a VFX editor does. Noah will go over the day-to-day operations of a VFX editor, the tools of the trade, the extent of engagement with actual visual effects, and how aspiring filmmakers can get into this fascinating niche of storytelling.

Which NLE Should You Learn?

Which NLE Should You Learn?

A Conversation with Film Editor Lawrence Jordan

Lawrence Jordan, ACE

Published October 24, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with Film and TV Editor, and founder of Master the Workflow, Lawrence Jordan, all about which NLE we should pick to focus our learning on, how to become a pro at it, what workflows should need to know, what type of content each of the NLEs are better at and much more.

The Ongoing Debate over VFX, CGI and AI

The Ongoing Debate over VFX, CGI and AI

A Conversation with VFX Artist Heather Grocock

Heather Grocock

Published October 10, 2023

Join me for a lively discussion with VFX and Lighting Artist Heather Grocock as we delve into her journey into the industry, her passion for VFX and her insights and advice on the world of CGI, VFX, and AI.

How to Work Remotely as a Film Editor

How to Work Remotely as a Film Editor

A Conversation with Film Editor Joaquin Elizondo

Joaquin Elizondo

Published October 3, 2023

In this conversation with Joaquin Elizondo from the Hollywood Editing Mentor podcast, we explore the benefits and challenges of working remotely as a film editor across various project genres such as scripted TV shows, scripted feature films, documentaries, and reality TV shows.

Reinventing Your Filmmaking Skills in the Age of AI

Reinventing Your Filmmaking Skills in the Age of AI

A Conversation with AI Creative Director Freddy Chavez Olmos

Freddy Chávez Olmos

Published August 25, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with Freddy Chavez Olmos, a highly skilled VFX Supervisor and the AI Creative Director at Boxel Studio. We delve into the world of filmmaking and explore the importance of continuously reinventing ourselves to maintain a competitive edge, particularly in the age of AI.

How AI will Affect Unscripted TV

How AI will Affect Unscripted TV

A Conversation with TV Executive Brent Jacoby

Brent Jacoby

Published August 18, 2023

In today's episode, I have a conversation with Brent Jacoby, a seasoned unscripted TV Executive Producer, Development Executive and Founder of Superspark.ai, all about how AI will affect unscripted TV.

Mastering the VFX Pipeline with Remote Clients

Mastering the VFX Pipeline with Remote Clients

A Conversation with VFX Artist Braden Brunk

Braden Brunk

Published August 11, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with VFX Artist and Co-Founder of Lucent Studios, Braden Brunk, all about the VFX pipeline and how to collaborate and work remotely with your clients and crew members.

Previz in the Age of Unreal Engine and AI

Previz in the Age of Unreal Engine and AI

A Conversation with Director Tim Greene

Tim Greene

Published August 4, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with Writer and Director Tim Greene all about the world of previz (previsualization) and its transformation in the age of cutting-edge technologies like Unreal Engine and AI.

An Intro to Volumetric Capture for Filmmakers

An Intro to Volumetric Capture for Filmmakers

A Conversation with Founder Rafael Pages

Rafael Pagés

Published on July 28, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with Rafael Pages, the CEO and founder of Volograms, diving deep into the realm of volumetric capture. We explore its workings, the essential tools, and the potential of AI and other advanced technologies to expedite and streamline the process. Moreover, we highlight the importance for filmmakers to familiarize themselves with volumetric capture and its applications.

How AI is Slowly Creeping into NLEs

How AI is Slowly Creeping into NLEs

A Conversation with Colorist Jason Bowdach

Jason Bowdach

Published July 21, 2023

In this episode, we explore the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and non-linear editing systems (NLEs) within the world of post-production with our guest, Jason Bowdach, an experienced Colorist and Finishing Artist.

Demystifying Unreal Engine for Filmmakers

Demystifying Unreal Engine for Filmmakers

A Conversation with Founder Jorge Valle Hurtado

Jorge Valle Hurtado

Published July 14, 2023

Join me and guest Jorge Valle, Senior 3D Engineer and creator of Metashoot, as we demystify Unreal Engine and explore how it empowers non-technical filmmakers. Jorge will share his insights on how Unreal Engine can unlock a realm of creative possibilities for filmmakers without extensive technical knowledge.

How AI and Unreal Engine are Disrupting Filmmaking

How AI and Unreal Engine are Disrupting Filmmaking

A Conversation with Media Tech Consultant Aharon Rabinowitz

Aharon Rabinowitz

Published July 7, 2023

In this episode, I speak with Media & Entertainment Tech Consultant, Aharon Rabinowitz, who’s deeply entrenched in the world of AI and Unreal Engine, about how those technologies are disrupting filmmaking and animation.

Low Budget Virtual Productions

Low Budget Virtual Productions

A Conversation with Head of Creative James Pierechod

James Pierechod

Published June 23, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the world of virtual productions and their transformative impact on the filmmaking industry, with a focus on low-budget filmmaking.

Blockbuster VFX on a Budget using Cutting Edge Tech

Blockbuster VFX on a Budget using Cutting Edge Tech

A Conversation with Global VFX Supervisor Chris Browne

Chris Browne

Published June 16, 2023

In this episode, join me for an insightful discussion with Chris Browne, Global VFX Supervisor at Sony Pictures Animation, as we explore the latest cutting-edge VFX tools, workflows, and technologies that are available to indie filmmakers.

Exploring Generative AI for Animation and Visual Effects

Exploring Generative AI for Animation and Visual Effects

A Conversation with VFX Artist and Advisor Ross Shain

Ross Shain

Published June 9, 2023

In this episode, we explore the world of generative AI and its potential to be used for VFX and animation. Joining us is film industry professional Ross Shain, who shares his experience creating an animated music video using generative AI tools to transform live footage into the style of hand drawn cell animation.

Color Grading in the Age of AI

Color Grading in the Age of AI

A Conversation with Colorist Rob Trombino

Rob Trombino

Published May 27, 2023

In this episode, I have a chat with Colorist Rob Trombino about color grading and correcting and how AI is affecting his workflow. We chat about the tools available today, the art of color grading and where does the human fit into this new workflow?

How Emerging Tech is Democratizing Filmmaking

How Emerging Tech is Democratizing Filmmaking

A Conversation with Art Director Amaru Zeas

Amaru Zeas

Published May 19, 2023

Join my guest, Art Director and Filmmaker, Amaru Zeas, as we chat about Virtual Productions, Generative AI, Cloud Production and the many other emerging technologies that are lowering the barrier to entry for filmmakers all over the world.

Virtual Productions and the Future of Filmmaking

Virtual Productions and the Future of Filmmaking

A Conversation with Filmmaker Noah Kadner

Noah Kadner

Published May 12, 2023

In this episode, I speak with Noah Kadner all about Virtual Productions and the future of real-time filmmaking. We delve into the various technologies and techniques used in virtual productions, the benefits and challenges and discuss how they are transforming filmmaking.

Being a Human Actor in the Age of AI Actors

Being a Human Actor in the Age of AI Actors

A Conversation with Actor and Filmmaker Lauren Neal

Lauren Neal

Published May 5, 2023

In this episode, I speak with Actor and Director, Lauren Neal, about acting, being a celebrity, AI, deep fakes, de-aging, the positives of AI and the challenges it brings to human actors. Join us for an exciting talk about Digital vs. Human actors (or will it be a partnership)?

What Creative Writers Should Know about AI

What Creative Writers Should Know about AI

A Conversation with Author Wade K Savage

Wade K. Savage

Published April 28, 2023

In this episode, I have a conversation with Wade K Savage, founder of Strange Glass Creative, all about what writers working in the creative industry should know about AI.

How to use Generative AI for Visual Storytelling

How to use Generative AI for Visual Storytelling

A Conversation with AI Creator Nejc Susec

Nejc Sušec

Published April 21, 2023

In this episode, I speak with Nejc Susec, AI creator and creative professional all about how to use generative AI for brain storming, concept boarding, creating mood boards and how to manipulate AI into staying on brand.

Generative AI for Video Games and Film

Generative AI for Video Games and Film

A Conversation with Founder JJ Fiasson

JJ Fiasson

Published April 7, 2023

In this episode, I speak with JJ Fiasson, founder of Leonardo.Ai, a generative AI platform used for content production in the gaming industry, all about what video game creators need to know about Generative AI.

AI Tools Video Creators Can Use to Deliver Quicker

AI Tools Video Creators Can Use to Deliver Quicker

A Conversation with Filmmaker Steven Antturi

Steven Antturi

Published March 31, 2023

In this episode, I speak with Steven Antturi of Antturi Media all about how video creators can use generative AI powered tools to speed up the process of creation, management and delivery of videos.

What Filmmakers Need to Know About Generative AI

What Filmmakers Need to Know About Generative AI

A Conversation with Founder Pinar Seyhan Demirdag

Pinar Seyhan Demirdag

Published March 24, 2023

In this episode, I chat with Pinar Seyhan Demirdag, an AI Film Director and co-founder of Seyhan Lee, a creative-led A.I. production studio founded in 2020, all about generative AI, why it’s such a game changer and how filmmaking will be affected by it.

Understanding the Terminology of AI

Understanding the Terminology of AI

A Conversation with AI Expert Mariya Sha

Mariya Sha

Published March 17, 2023

In this conversation with Mariya Sha, from Python Simplified, we are going to tackle all the terminology you've been hearing when people speak of AI, learn what they mean and why it's important for you to understand them.

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