This year I’ve published 31 episodes of the Digital Convergence Podcast. If there is anything to be learned from these podcast episodes this year it’s that gear will only get you so far. Imagination trumps gear.
Jason Been of Imagecraft Productions about the IBE/Optics Raptor lenses - designed for full frame sensor video cameras. Jason talks about what makes these lenses special and of interest to cinematographers.
My brother, Joseph Olson, talks about crushing it on YouTube. Originally trained as physicist, he now produces YouTube videos - by the thousands! His two YouTube channels - BrickTsar (all about Legos) and TrainTsarFun (all about toy trains) - have garnered over 50 million views and over 50,000 subscribers combined.
On August 25th, the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV - was officially announced amidst a cacophony of both praise and disappointment - depending on whether you are primarily a stills photographer or videographer. Ben Bruton-Cox of the Our Week In Video podcast helps me work through my own angst over Canon. Is the Mark IV right for me?
I found a four part series directed by Oscar Boyson and produced in collaboration with UBS and Artsy. The series is: The Art Market (in Four Parts). These four short films cover the four cornerstones of the art market: auctions, galleries, patrons, and art fairs.
To what lengths will you go as a photographer or filmmaker to do a job? Photographer and filmmaker Mathew Farrell has probably gone farther and higher than most of us will in a lifetime. Mat was hired to document a team of scientists doing valuable glaciology fieldwork in the Karakoram, Yukshin Gardan Sar, area in northern Pakistan. This is his story.
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.