Jason Been, owner of Imagecraft Productions, talks about how he transitioned from being an employee of Imagecraft Productions to now owner and operator of Imagecraft. He shares his thoughts on the future of video production technology.
Electronic Voyager follows Michelle Moog-Koussa as she retraces the footsteps of her late father, iconic synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. Producer and musician Jason Amm discuss the documentary that he and director/filmmaker Robert Fantinatto are developing.
250 artists from 25 countries around the world come together to work on a moving CG animated film about a little girl caught in the horrors of world war II in the town of Trento, Italy. The film is called Mila.
Soundstripe provides unlimited top shelf video production music for just $10 per month. Co-founder Micah Sannon joins me in this episode of the Digital Convergence Podcast to talk about how Soundstripe provides affordable beautiful and inspiring music for video with an easy licensing scheme.
Miami-based Director and Cinematographer Rick Delgado talks about how his “Four Quadrants of Business” has allowed him to work on some of the most exciting commercial gigs - including several gigs for Victoria Secret - and work with some of the best people in business.
Chris Fenwick shares his thoughts on longevity in the business as a digital media creative. He explains how he made a moving tribute to a dear friend that passed away. And finally, Chris explains how he started flying a DJI Phantom 4 in order to film a rented ferris wheel in Hawaii.
Aaron Ralph Thomas started off shooting wedding and commercial video. However, he needed a teleprompter for a job and he could not find an operator for it. Funny thing, though... a lot of other people had the same problem.
In episode 181 of the Digital Convergence Podcast, Chris Fenwick and I have a conversation that ranges from the use of the golden mean in art, on being a mobile digital media creative, to the difference of excitement versus wonderment in video.
What if no one sees your art? This video essay by Adam Westbrook - Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity – is a thoughtful look at the Vincent van Gogh's obscurity when he was alive and what it means for struggling creatives today.
This video is going to make some podcasting gurus mad. I call them out for their bad advice to use WordPress for your podcast websites. For most podcasters, WordPress is too complicated, too expensive, and a huge time sink to maintain. There are better ways to use your time and money than spending it on a WordPress website.
This BBC-produced documentary The Rules of Abstraction covers the rise of abstract art over the last century. Matthew Collings dives into the questions of how we respond to abstract art when we see it. Is it supposed to be hard and obtuse to understand with mysterious meaning and symbolisms, or is it easy to understand? I’m I stupid if I don’t get it? Does it mean anything at all? As artists splatter and pour paint with wild abandon upon a canvas, is there intentionality to it any sort of meaning at all behind it?
Saturday Night Live and Documentary Now Director of Photography - Alex Buono - talks about visual subtext in filmmaking. Video Business Success Coach Kris Simmons discusses how to control customer endless revision requests.
Podcasting Myth #3 frustrates me because it affects so many podcasters. It goes like this: Use a Blue Nessie, Snowball, or Yeti microphone. These microphones appear to be sold by the thousands. And they are the reason why so many podcasts sound so bad.
This is the first in a series of videos for The Unconventional Guide To Podcasting. I'm going to expose a few of the most common myths and bad information so-called podcasting experts spread about how to podcast.
Ben Bruton-Cox ponders the purchase of a new Sony Alpha A7s II. Kris Simmons - the Video Business Success Coach - takes on the much overused video production company marketing trope: "We tell your story."
The new Apple iMac displays now support the DCI-P3 color space giving digital media creatives 25% more color. Drone maker DJI releases a new hand-held camera and gimbal system called the OSMO that may just revolutionize the way we capture video and photos
Artists Neon and Swan of Vile Electrodes perform After The Flood live in their studio. Despite the wall of synthesizers, it's a surprisingly minimalist performance. It's a beautiful vocal performance supported by lush synths. The prose of the songwriting is clever and deftly avoids cliche.