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The Go Creative Show, features independent creative artist Ben Consoli. Each week Ben takes on topics relevant to the independent film, video, and visual arts worlds, talking about tools, talent, challenges and successes. A wide range of topics are discussed, as well as various special guests involved in both mainstream and independent creative production are invited to join in. Presented by BC Media Productions. Supported by Kessler - kesslercrane.com, Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com, PremiumBeat.com and NewsShooter.com.


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Becoming a Better Interviewer (with Will Humphrey) GCS119

Author: Ben Consoli
Wed, Apr 19, 2017


Today’s episode is all about conducting successful interviews on camera and we are joined by Will Humphrey from Windy Films to share tips and stories from our experiences. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Dreamcatcher by GYOM Spotlight: Will Humphrey Will Humphrey is a partner and producer at Windy Films, and like many of us, has conducted countless on-camera interviews for his videos. Will and I share tips to help you get the best performances from your interviewee. Weather your shooting documentary, commercial, or corporate video, learning how to be a better interviewer will undoubtedly provide better results. The evolution of interview based videos How authenticity is key for interviews How Windy Films is creating video with social impact Building the perfect cinematographers pitch and mood board Making the move from home office to office space Selecting the perfect talent and preparing them for being on-camera The value of pre-interviews How a good hair and makeup person can shape the success of the shoot day Tips for a successful interview Signs that the interview is going bad, and how to change it How to interrupt your interview without being rude and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Windy Films Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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The Nature Cinematography of Kong Skull Island (with Ross Riege) GCS118

Author: Ben Consoli
Sat, Apr 08, 2017


Ross Riege is the cinematographer behind the stunningly beautiful environmental landscape shots from Kong: Skull Island. Ross and I discuss his Indi filmmaking approach to this blockbuster feature and it’s innovative “Nature Unit”. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Willing To Cry by Tall Prince Spotlight: Ross Riege Ross Riege’s experience behind the camera has spanned everything from commercial, to documentary, indie films, and even blockbuster Hollywood hits like the recent Kong: Skull Island. With Kong, Ross directed the photography for the “Nature Unit” responsible for everything from sweeping landscape shots, to simple pickups. Ross and I talk all about this unique unit and how he worked with director Jordan Vogt Roberts. Ross also was the director of photography for ABC Networks hit show The Catch and we discuss the big differences between lighting for film vs network television. The Nature Unit of Kong Skull Island Working with Jordan Vogt Roberts Shooting King of Summer Building the perfect cinematographers pitch and mood board How the Nature Unit blended with the other shooting units How Kong Skull Island blended indie and Hollywood filmmaking Shooting landscapes in Vietnam Shooting the ABC series The Catch The difference between lighting for broadcast tv vs feature film and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Ross Riege Website Ross Riege on Instagram Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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The Wandering DP and the Power of Social Media for Cinematographers (with Patrick O’Sullivan) GCS117

Author: Ben Consoli
Sun, Mar 26, 2017


Patrick O’Sullivan is the brilliant cinematographer known only as The Wandering DP and he’s on the show today to discuss his career in cinematography, his podcast and his passion for sharing knowledge. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Mystical Mountain by Robert Meunier Spotlight: Brave Wilderness Patrick O'Sullivan is the wildly talented cinematographer known only as The Wandering DP. He started his career as a colorist but quickly transitioned into a director of photography by obsessively studying vimeo videos and discovering the lighting patterns in his favorite clips. As the Wandering DP, Patrick shares not only his beautiful work with the world, he also shares his process through his website, blog and podcast. Join us as we talk about cameras, lights, the power of social media and more! The importance of social media for director of photographers Patricks background as a colorist Starting a career with a Canon T2i Why Patrick shares knowledge with the world How to talk with your clients about sharing behind the scenes Patricks camera and lens choices Lighting techniques Learning from False color Tips for working with directors and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: The Wandering DP Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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Coyote Peterson and the Bites and Stings of Brave Wilderness (with Coyote Peterson and Mark Lavins) GCS116

Author: Ben Consoli
Wed, Mar 15, 2017


Coyote Peterson and Mark Lavins are the brains and personalities behind the massively successful nature shows on the Brave Wilderness YouTube channel. But there’s much more than just bites and stings and we talk all about it. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Lifetime Travels by Cymatix Spotlight: Brave Wilderness Brave Wilderness is the hugely popular YouTube channel featuring host Coyote Peterson receiving devastating stings and bites from the most dangerous creatures on our planet. But there’s much more to this internet phenomenon and we talk to both Coyote Peterson and director Mark Lavins about their production techniques, camera and lens choices while in the wilderness, and turning viral fame into a successful brand. How Brave Wilderness started with a love of filmmaking Working with the Discovery Channel How the attention span for online videos is getting longer What is clickbait and why Brave Wilderness is not Balancing education and entertainment Life after a viral video The lighting and camera choices for wildlife production Where the Brave Wilderness brand is headed Could this lead to a full length feature documentary? Why an entertainment attorney is the most important person on your team Coyote Peterson on Conan O’Brian and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Brave Wilderness on YouTube Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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The Cinematography of A Cure For Wellness (with Bojan Bazelli) GCS115

Author: Ben Consoli
Tue, Feb 28, 2017


Bojan Bazelli is the brilliant and visionary cinematographer behind the new Gore Verbinski film A Cure For Wellness and we discuss all the secrets behind its iconic and challenging scenes. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Emancipation by Vincent Tone Spotlight: Bojan Bazelli Bojan Bazelli ASC is a master image maker working at the forfront of today’s most high profile, visually progressive films. His collaboration with director Gore Verbinski challenged both cinema fans and filmmaking with the psychological horror film The Ring and with A Cure For Wellness, Bojan once again delivers a cinematic feat where each shot is intentional and artistic. We discuss the secrets behind some of the films most challenging and iconic shots, plus his love of commercial cinematography and how its creative freedom made him the filmmaker he is today. Working with Gore Verbinski The history behind the iconic castle location of A Cure For Wellness Why Bojan chose the unique 1:66:1 aspect ratio The camera and lenses used in A Cure for Wellness Shooting wide angles and letting go of a cinematographers “visual instincts” The challenges of shooting underwater The genius of practical in-camera effects The visual connection to The Ring Shooting with dozens of real eels The golden age of commercials The challenges of working with an unfamiliar crew and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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The Science of Storytelling (with Derek Thompson) GCS114

Author: Ben Consoli
Fri, Feb 17, 2017


Derek Thompson is the author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction and together, we break down the patterns in popular music, tv, and movies to discover the science of storytelling. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Ocean Ride by Tiny Music Spotlight: Derek Thompson Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine and author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. Derek and I discuss the trends in popular music, television shows, and films and explore the science of storytelling and hit making. Is there a formula to good storytelling? Why do people say they want new, but really want familiar? We tackle all this and more. Plus, how to use popular storytelling techniques to create better proposals and more effective pitches, to help get your projects sold. How familiarity beats originality Why distribution beats content Why storytelling genius is a new twist on a familiar idea How Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist was more popular with old music How Rock Around The Clock was a failure before it was a hit How the Justin Bieber sound has created countless pop hits The myth of online influencers Breaking down the horror genre The familiar chord structures behind hit pop songs The art of Smart-Stealing Change the way you pitch ideas to clients by speaking their language and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Buy Derek's Book NOW Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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Salary and Rate Negotiation for Creative Professionals (with Jim Hopkinson) GCS113

Author: Ben Consoli
Fri, Feb 10, 2017


Jim Hopkinson is the creator of SalaryTutor.com where he offers training on how to get paid what your worth. Jim and I discuss how to set your rates, discussing budget with your clients, and when to say NO to a project. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: 7th Parallel by Stuart Rau Spotlight: Jim Hopkinson Jim Hopkinson teaches ambitions professionals how to negotiate salary and get paid what they’re worth. He’s the author of the book Salary Tutor: Learn The Salary Negotiation Secrets No One Ever Taught You and the creator of SalaryTutor.com. Jim and I discuss salary and rate negotiation skills for creative professionals whether you’re a freelancer, business owner, or employee. We also share thoughts on how to discuss budget with your clients, how undercutting your competition may not be the best long-term strategy, and much much more. If you ever asked yourself What should I charge? This episode is not to be missed. The three categories of negotiation Best negotiation skills for freelancers How salary sites like salary.com can be helpful How to manage your clients expectation When to say NO to a client How to talk about budget with your client Charging hourly vs per project The pro’s and con’s of undercutting your competition When to quit your job/span> and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: SalaryTutor.com Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com

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Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and the Cinematography of Comic Book Television (with Manuel Billeter) GCS112

Author: Ben Consoli
Mon, Jan 23, 2017


Manuel Billeter is the cinematographer behind the lens of Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and the upcoming Iron Fist and he joins us to discuss the cinematography of comic book TV shows. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Winter Light by Tiny Music Spotlight: Manuel Billeter Comic book television shows have been on the rise with no signs of slowing down and two of the stand-out shows in this genre were shot by today’s guest. Manuel Billeter is the cinematographer of Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and the upcoming Iron Fist, and he joins us today to discuss his techniques for bringing these characters to life. his lighting, camera, and lensing choices and even a little sneak peek into the upcoming Defenders. The benefits of a formal film education The rise of comic book television shows on Netflix Why shooting a show for Netflix is “liberating” Shooting night exteriors on Jessica Jones How 1970's blaxploitation films inspired Luke Cage Using Cineo LED lights Cineolighting.com Manuel’s love of wide lenses for Jessica Jones and Luke Cage How to shoot and light hero characters A sneak peak at Defenders? and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Manuel Billeter on Vimeo Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com

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The Cinematography of Rogue One and LION (with Greig Fraser) GCS111

Author: Ben Consoli
Mon, Jan 09, 2017


Greig Fraser is the visionary cinematographer behind the lens of Rogue One and LION and he’s here today to talk about the surprising similarities between them. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Shadows of Motown by Olive Musique Spotlight: Greig Fraser Greig Fraser is the visionary director of photography for two of this years most talked about films, the mega-hit and stunningly shot Rogue One, and the beautiful and heartfelt film LION. On the surface these films are drastically different, but Greig considers them surprisingly similar and shares some of his lighting and lensing choices to prove it. Greig and I discuss the challenges of shooting in India, the Arri Alexa 65, the benefits of vintage lenses and why he used the Digital Sputnick LED light on both films The cinematography of LION The challenges of shooting in India How Greig uses Emotion Maps alongside storyboards Handheld vs static shots The cinematography of Rogue One Shooting with the Arri Alexa 65 Working with Star Wars concept art The colaboration with director Gareth Edwards The behind the scenes story behind the Rogue One re-shoots and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Greig Fraser on Instagram FitnessInPost.com Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com

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Optimize Yourself (with Zack Arnold) GCS110

Author: Ben Consoli
Wed, Jan 04, 2017


Zack Arnold is a professional film editor and creator of Fitness In Post and is here today to share his new fitness and wellness program “Optimize Yourself”. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: True Persistence by Cymatix Spotlight: Zack Arnold Zack Arnold is a successful film editor working on massive television shows including Empire, Burn Notice, and Glee, but after a struggle with depression, he dedicated his life to learning how to optimize his health and became even more productive in his work. With his website, FitnessInPost.com Zack decided to share his knowledge with the world through a blog and podcast and began helping fellow editors live healthier. He’s back on the show today to discuss his new fitness and wellness program “Optimize Yourself” designed to help those working in sedentary environments learn how to sit less, focus more, and design a dynamic work environment. Zack's struggle with depression How to be more active when you sit at a desk all day Why is sitting the new smoking Why anxiety and depression are common for creative professionals Zack's free 5-day challenge Small changes that can make you more productive How to move and stay fit in 2017 and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Register now for the FREE 5X Challenge FitnessInPost.com Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com

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The Photography of Air (with Vincent Laforet) GCS109


Fri, Dec 23, 2016


Director and Photographer Vincent Laforet returns to Go Creative Show to discuss his new book AIR. Vincent shares his techniques from shooting out of a helicopter around the world. Do you want a FREE SIGNED copy of Vincent Laforet's AIR? Listen to the show to find out how. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: The Right Format by Quality Quest Spotlight: Vincent Laforet Vincent Laforet is one of the most influential pioneers working in contemporary photography and film today but it’s his aerial photography that become some of his signature work. Vincent recently released the book AIR featuring stunning aerial photography from cities around the world. Vincent and I discuss the logistics and costs for making this book a reality, the challenges of shooting from super high altitudes and why Vincent is so comfortable hanging out of a helicopter! The challenges of shooting at night Combining slow shutter with moving camera Vincent’s camera and lens choices The post production workflow The logistics and cost challenges of making AIR and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Vincent Laforet AIR Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Live from Mass Media Expo 2016 GCS108


Wed, Dec 07, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we are LIVE from the The Mass Media Expo, and we speak with a huge variety of guests including cinematographers, social media experts, filmmakers, even people who can help you with your taxes! The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Ultraviolet by Tonemassif Spotlight: Mass Media Expo The Mass Media Expo is New Englands largest media convention and home to countless guests, speakers and presenters and The Go Creative Show was conducting interviews live from the show floor. This is a MEGA episode jam packed with interviews from film makers, directors, social media experts, accountants who specialize in the production industries, film composers, and we kick it off with Cinematographer Matt Workman from the Cinematography Database. Guest List Matt Workman, Cinematography Database Tory Starr, WGBH - Director of Social Media Jay Childs, Director of "Food Fight" Irene Wechsler, CPA at Tobolsky & Wachsler Harvey Burrell, Cinematographer, Director, Co-Owner of Windy Films Adam Roffman, Director "All The President's Heads" Rashin Fahandej, Multi-Media Artist and Filmmaker Rasmussen Brothers, Director/Producers and Filmmakers Kenzie Audette, Frontline 360 View Bobbie Carlton, Founder of Innovation Nights / Carlton PR John Rule, of Rule Boston Camera Bryan Hinkley, Owner/Executive Producer, Gratitude Sound SOME LINKS TO CHECK OUT: Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Hollywood Reporter and Media’s Influence on Politics (with Kim Masters) GCS107


Mon, Nov 28, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Kim Masters is an award winning journalist, editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter, and host of KCRW's The Business, and she’s here today to discuss the media's influence on Trumps election, how Netflix has changed the film industry, and much more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: A Million Snowflakes by Yan Perchuk Spotlight: Kim Masters Kim Masters is an award winning journalist, editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter and host of KCRW's The Business. A former correspondent for NPR, she has also served as a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, TIME and Esquire, and was a staff reporter for The Washington Post. Kim and I discuss the media’s influence on the Trump election, the pro’s and con’s of the Netflix revolution and how the print industry might just be making a resurgence. The media influence on the Trump election The power of fake news Why reporting on Hollywood is more difficult than Washington The pro’s and con’s of Netflix and how it changed the production industry Is the print industry dying or is there a resurgence of physical media and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Kim Masters Twitter Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Film Production Design (with Hannah Beachler) GCS106


Wed, Nov 23, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Hannah Beachler is the production designer behind some of today’s hottest films including CREED, MOONLIGHT, and the upcoming BLACK PANTHER and she’s on the show to discuss her career in film and the role of a production designer. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: LA Waves by Tonemassif Spotlight: Hannah Beachler Hannah Beachler is a prolific production designer with an affinity for realistic design that emphasizes emotional drama. Over the past few years, Hannah’s designed some of the hottest films like, Miles Ahead, Creed, Moonlight, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and the much anticipated upcoming film Black Panther. Hannah and I discuss the role of a production designer, how she collaborates with the camera department, working with director Ryan Coogler and how she finds inspiration for each of her films. What is a production designer and what do they do Why does the production design one of the first members of the crew Working with Ryan Coogler How to approach a period piece, and her work on “Miles Ahead” What inspired the design of Miles Davis’s home Is New Orleans the next Hollywood? The production design of “Creed” and the “Rocky” easter eggs An inside look at the production design of the upcoming Black Panther Working on Beyonce’s Lemonade Working on Moonlight and the power of the story and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Hannah Beachler Official Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Filmmaking with Philip Bloom GCS105


Thu, Nov 10, 2016


The one and only Philip Bloom joins us today to talk about his career shooting across the world, new cinematic technologies like 360 video, drone videography, and how his work has inspired a generation of filmmakers. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Burning Man by Zac Nelson Spotlight: Philip Bloom Philip Bloom is a world-renowned filmmaker who has proved to his audiences that you can create incredible cinematic images no matter the camera. Some of Philip most iconic work was created with DSLR’s and as one of the biggest evangelists for their use, his website PhilipBloom.net has become the home for filmmakers who embrace new production technologies. Philip has worked across the world and won countless awards, but most importantly, he’s inspired millions of filmmakers to follow their dreams. How Philip got his start in the production industry How the news industry shaped Philip's career Is the Golden Age of Blogs over? 360 video production Drone videography and the Mavic Pro DSLR filmmaking Philips wildly successful blog Tips for staying engaged in your work Shooting CNN's Wanderlist Why Philip loves Instagram Stories and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Philip Bloom Official Website @philipbloom on Twitter Philip Bloom on Instagram Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of Homeland (with David Klein) GCS104


Sun, Oct 30, 2016


David Klein is the cinematographer of massive television hits like True Blood and Homeland, and he’s also shot many of the classic Kevin Smith movies like Clerks, Mall Rats, and Red State and he’s here to talk all about it. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Warm Thoughts by Chill Study Spotlight: David Klein David Klein’s work spans massive television hits and feature films including Homeland, True Blood and many of the classic Kevin Smith films. His love of realism has defined a generation of film making and he continues to execute it flawlessly with his work on Homeland. David talks with us about all his gear and lighting choices, shooting hand-held effectively and how the best film education is to simply shoot something. Shooting Clerks, Mall Rats and more Kevin Smith movies Being pushed out of the studio film system The value of film school Shooting Homeland around the world How to create realism in film Mixing LED and tungsten lighting Arri Alexa VS Red Shooting the manic state of Carrie Mathison Shooting handheld vs shooting with an EZ rig The cinematography of True Blood Why on a TV show “your first idea better be the right one” and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: David Klein Website David Klein on Instagram Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of Westworld (with Paul Cameron) GCS103


Wed, Oct 12, 2016


Director of Photography Paul Cameron joins us to discuss his work on the HBO series Westworld and how he masterfully blends a western with science fiction. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Spirit of the West by Olive Musique Spotlight: Paul Cameron Paul Cameron is the visionary director of photography for countless feature films, television shows and commercials and he’s here today to discuss his work on the HBO series Westworld. Paul and I discuss all his lighting and lensing techniques, working with Jonathan Nolan, shooting on film, not relying on visual effects, and how Paul masterfully combined a western with science fiction. Working with Jonathan Nolan The benefits of shooting for a writer/director Shooting on film Not relying on visual effects How to make science fiction more relatable Lighting and lensing choices How to shoot repetition in different ways Shooting the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean film How does big-budget TV compare to feature film and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Paul Cameron Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Social Media Strategy (with Rebekah Radice) GCS102


Wed, Oct 05, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we talk with Social Media strategist Rebekah Radice about how you can build your brand, make connections, and find more work using social media. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Sunshine Day by Arthur Basov Spotlight: Rebekah Radice Rebekah Radice is an award winning content marketer whose entrepreneurial roots, instincts and unstoppable energy create a powerful force for strategic business growth. Social media is a tool and when used correctly can help you build an audience, a network, and even build your personal brand. We’ve all seen people in our industry rise up through social media, and Rebekah teaches us how to post more effectively, what mistakes to avoid, and how to use social media to drive more business. How to build an audience with social media Which social media sites to use Best practices for posting What social media mistakes to avoid How to choose effective hashtags with hashtagify.me Why LinkedIn could be your most effective social media platform To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question Building a personal brand with social media and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Rebekah Radice Official Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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IBC 2016 (with Matt Allard) GCS101


Fri, Sep 23, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss all the news from IBC 2016 with Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com We share the latest lens, lighting, camera and gear announcements that you need to know about! The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: ou Got This by Dan Phillipson Spotlight: IBC 2016 Aside from being an accomplished cinematographer and visual story teller, Matthew Allard ACS is an editor of NewsShooter.com and travels the world covering news and announcements from the production industry. Matt is here today to discuss the recent IBC show in Amsterdam and we talk about all the lighting, lensing, and gear you need to know about including the Canon C700, Lupo LED Superpanel, G-Technology’s new partnership with Atoms, 360 VR streaming, and much more. Canon C700 Tokina Cinema Prime Lenses Leica Lenses Cooke Look now available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, and MFT mounts Zeiss full frame Milvus lenses Sigma’s new cine lenses new cine lenses">Sigma’s new cine lenses GL Optics offers PL conversion of Zeiss Otus Primes Lupo Superpanel 1x1 Photon Beart Highlight LED lights 7” 4K Atoms Shogun Inferno recorder adds RAW for Panasonic/ARRI X-Rite Colour Checker G-Technology CFast 2.0 reader and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Matthew Allard ACS official website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Editing Stranger Things (with Kevin Ross and Dean Zimmerman) GCS100


Fri, Sep 09, 2016


Go Creative Show celebrates 100 episodes with Kevin Ross and Dean Zimmerman, the editors behind the massive Netflix hit Stranger Things and we discuss all the post production techniques used to create its nostalgic look and engaging sequences. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Wild Things by Good News Tunes Spotlight: Kevin Ross and Dean Zimmerman Kevin Ross and Dean Zimmerman are the editors behind the massive Netflix hit Stranger Things. Together they help create it’s nostalgic look, action scenes, and perfectly paced sequences. As any editor knows, the pacing and feeling of the show can be influenced by what happens in the edit suite and we talk all about their techniques. Dean comes from a film background, while Kevin brings years of tv editing experience and we discuss the differences between the two workflows, and how together they have helped to create the pop culture phenomenon Stranger Things. Why Stranger Things has become a pop culture phenomenon Editing for snappy dialogue The post production process for Stranger Things Finishing on 4K, shooting in 6K Shooting and editing schedules Collaboration with other editors How removing the sound can enhance the scene How Jim Carey brought them together The 80’s tonal feel of the Stranger Things color grade and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Kevin Ross IMDB Dean Zimmerman IMDB Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of Stranger Things (with Tim Ives) GCS099


Tue, Aug 30, 2016


Tim Ives is the visionary cinematographer behind this summers massive hit show Stranger Things and we discuss all the lighting and lensing techniques that give Stranger Things its retro-iconic look. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Home Organ by Zach Nicita Spotlight: Tim Ives The Netflix hit show Stranger Things, is clearly the breakout hit of the summer with its brilliantly told story, impeccable acting, and masterful directing. But it’s the 80’s inspired iconic look of Stranger Things that has the world begging for more and we have cinematographer Tim Ives on the show to talk all about it. Tim has been shooting award winning television shows, commercials, and music videos since 1995, most recently shooting the pilot for Mr. Robot and multiple seasons of HBO’s GIRLS. We talk about his entire career, his love of photography, and how the look he created for Stranger Things is a throw-back masterpiece. The cinematography of Stranger Things How the 1990’s were the golden age of music videos The parallel between film and music industries Shooting TV Pilots The title sequence and music of Stranger Things Restraint in cinematography Shooting on RED and Leica Summicron’s to create a retro 80’s look Practical special effects and the floating artifacts of The Upside Down Working with child actors The cinematography of Girls and Mr. Robot Capturing New York City as a cinematographer and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Tim Ives Official Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of The Night Of (with Igor Martinovic) GCS098


Tue, Aug 23, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Igor Martinovic is the brilliant cinematographer of the new HBO hit series The Night Of and we invite him back on the show to talk all about it. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: With A Single Step by Ben Beiny Spotlight: Igor Martinovic Igor Martinovic is the cinematographer behind many of your favorite films and tv shows including Man On Wire, House of Cards, and his latest project, HBO’s The Night Of. Igor and I discuss his lighting and camera techniques, shooting with Alexa and Leica Summicron lenses, and how embracing shadows, shooting out of focus and negative framing make The Night Of one of the most compelling shows of our time. The lighting strategies of The Night Of The story behind the original pilot with James Gandolfini The strategy of obscuring How to portray time passing slowly Negative framing The connection between SERIAL and THE NIGHT OF Alexa with Summicron lenses Purposeful camera moves Shooting out of focus The pitfalls of taking jobs you are not passionate about Working with Robert Elswit and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Igor Martinovic Official Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Comedy Craft (with Will Noonan) GCS097


Tue, Aug 09, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Will Noonan is a comedian, actor, and host of the podcast High Pathetically and he’s here today to discuss the art of comedy, dealing with hecklers, and how tragedy can still be funny. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: World's End by Lee Miller Spotlight: Will Noonan Will Noonan is a comedian who has appeared on Gotham Comedy Live and has worked alongside Louis CK, Amy Schumer, Sarah Silverman, and more. He travels the country making audiences laugh, he’s released 2 comedy albums that are frequently played on Sirius XM and he has starred in countless tv commercials. Will and I discuss the art of comedy, crafting jokes, the comedic timing of tragedy, dealing with hecklers, and my favorite, bombing on stage. Pokemon Go Finding comedy in tragedy The opiate epidemic The art behind crafting a joke Anxiety problems and comedians Confidence on stage Handling hecklers Parallel thinking vs joke stealing Acting vs stand up and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Will Noonan Official Website Ben Consoli on Instagram Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com // Rule's Event Page PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of The Jim Gaffigan Show (with Niels Alpert) GCS096


Thu, Jul 28, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Niels Alpert is the cinematographer for the TV Land hit, The Jim Gaffigan Show and we discuss his unique lighting techniques and how Renaissance artists inspire his work. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Positive Day by K-Lo Music Spotlight: Niels Alpert Niels Alpert is a New York based Director of Photography who’s worked on shows including Graceland, White Collar, The Wire and more. He’s here today to talk about his work on the latest season of The Jim Gaffigan Show, where he uses the innovative CRLS lighting system to create a unique look that embraces the shadows. We also discuss how Niels is inspired by Renaissance artists, and how he turns that inspiration into beautiful cinematography. How Hieronymus Bosch and Caravaggio inspired Niels’ work Why Travel is essential for creative people Why good artists borrow, great artists steal Embracing the dark in comedy How Gordon Willis inspired Niels’ work Niels’ work shooting White Collar Lighting for Jim Gaffigan’s sensitive eyes Lighting comedy clubs around New York Roger Deakins Shooting with 2 Arri Alexa’s and Master Primes Christian Berger’s CRLS Lighting system Why still photography can inspire your next film and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Niels Alpert Official Website The Jim Gaffigan Show Go Creative Show Twitter BC Media Productions Website SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Managing Stress and Anxiety in the Production Industry (with Gina Ryan) GCS095


Mon, Jul 18, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Gina Ryan is an anxiety coach, nutritionist, and host of the Anxiety Coaches Podcast and she’s here today to discuss managing stress, panic, and anxiety for creative people. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Bluish Hue by Baby Powder Spotlight: Gina Ryan Gina Ryan is an anxiety coach, nutritionist, and host of the Anxiety Coaches Podcast. She struggled with anxiety, panic, and agoraphobia for over 20 years and after overcoming these issues, she began coaching others to do the same. Gina is here today to help all of us manage stress and anxiety in the production world. Creative minds are often prone to these issues and Gina offers tips, advice, and resources that you can use to ease your tension and live a healthier, happier, and more creative life. What is an Anxiety Coach Ben’s struggle with anxiety and panic attacks What is anxiety and what are the symptoms How the creative brain reacts to stress Tips for better sleep The benefits of Meditation and mindfulness Recommended books, apps, and podcasts for managing your anxiety Managing thoughts Agoraphobia Why avoiding caffeine, sugar and wheat can help How having a “buddha belly” can calm your nerves and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Anxiety Coaches Podcast Full Catastrophe Living Hope and Help for your Nerves Mind Over Mood SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Chicago Fire to Feature Film (with Oscar Rene Lozoya) GCS094


Mon, Jul 11, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Oscar Rene Lozoya is an Editor on the NBC hit Chicago Fire, producer of a viral video with over 30M views, and director of “How We Met”, an award winning feature film produced for under $1000. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Glory Days by Reaktor Productions Spotlight: Oscar Rene Lozoya Oscar Rene Lozoya is the editor of NBC hit series Chicago Fire, producer of a viral video with over 30 million views, and director of the feature film “How We Met” which recently won the Dances With Films Audience Award. Oscar and I talk about the editing workflows and challenges of a hit network series, becoming a YouTube partner, and his experience directing his award winning feature film for under $1000. Editing Chicago Fire Avoiding being a typecast editor The editing workflow of Chicago Fire The viral success of “Super Baby” What is a YouTube Partner and what opportunities are available to you How We Met feature film Premiering at Dances With Films The benefits of shooting in Flagstaff AZ Shooting on Blackmagic Cinema and Pocket cameras Why the Rokinon cine lens set was a good choice The pro’s and con’s of doing everything yourself Promoting your film and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Oscar's IMDB How We Met Official website Oscar's Twitter @rene24p SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Mixing Audio for Video (with Matt Russell) GCS093


Thu, Jun 30, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Matt Russell is an audio mixing engineer for music, film, and video and he’s here today to share the 3 simple techniques that you can use to make your videos sound better. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Light Them Up by GYOM Spotlight: Matt Russell Matt Russell is not only our very own audio engineer here at Go Creative Show, he is also an accomplished mixing engineer for film and video, mixing hundreds of short films, commercials, corporate videos, and more. Fresh off the heals of his Rule Boston Camera Learning Lab called Mixing Audio To Picture, Matt joins us today to teach us how by using 3 simple plug ins, you can make your own videos sound amazing. And the best part is, you may already have them. The 3 tools we all need to understand to make our audio better Compressor techniques What is a Denoiser, and why you need to use it The benefits of a noise gate Making dialogue sound better EQ techniques Behind the scenes of Matt's recent Learning Lab Izotope RX Audio Editor Waves Renaissance EQ Waves Renaissance Compressor DMG Audio Equilibrium and much much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Matt's Learning Lab Mixing Audio for Picture Matt's Website Matt's Twitter @gainstructure Mixing Audio To Picture with Matt Russell on 6.15.16 from Rule Boston Camera on Vimeo. SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Cinegear 2016 and Making the Jump from Corporate Video to Feature Film (with Clinton Harn) GCS092


Sat, Jun 18, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Clinton Harn is an accomplished Cinematographer and contributor to NewsShooter.com and he’s here today to talk about making the jump from corporate video to his first feature film “Pop-Up” and all the news from Cinegear 2016. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston Camera PremiumBeat News Shooter Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Soothing by Cymatix Spotlight: Clinton Harn Clinton Harn is a cinematographer, producer, filmmaker, and contributor to NewsShooter.com and he’s on the show today to talk about his new film Pop-Up and all the news from Cinegear 2016. Clinton is one of us.. he’s a cinematographer, busting his ass to build his brand and portfolio, but with Pop-Up, he jumps into the feature film world in a big way and our interview catches him just hours before it’s premiere at the historic TLC Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Thankfully, Clintons passion for gear geekery is still able to shine through as we dive into a discussion of all things Cinegear! Panavision 8K Millenium DXL cine camera interview and image gallery Wooden Camera accessory for RED Weapon TLS Rehoused Cine Lenses Hawkwood Gripper Battery Stix custom slates G-Technology Atomos compatible dock Wireless scopes Making the jump from corporate to feature film and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Clinton's debut feature film Pop-Up Movie Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com News Shooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of Parts Unknown (with Zach Zamboni) GCS091


Mon, Jun 06, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Zach Zamboni is the brilliant and visionary cinematographer for Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and he’s with us today to share his experiences shooting around the world. This episode of Go Creative Show was recorded in front of a live audience at Rule Boston Camera. Click here to watch the video of the interview. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac - HedgeForMac.com Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and don't forget to RSVP for upcoming events New Sponsor - Hedge for Mac Hedge for Mac is the fastest way to backup your media The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Today You Inspired Me by Crescent Music Spotlight: Zach Zamboni Zach Zamboni is not only the brilliant cinematographer behind the lens of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, he is also a student of Philosophy and his visuals are informed by his deep appreciation for the human spirit. Zach has shot all over the world in often extreme conditions and has become expert in blending his cinematic looks with the unpredictability of non-fiction. This is not just a discussion about cameras, lensing, and lighting, it’s a discussion on the philosophies of cinematography and how Zach is changing the way that television is produced. Staying inspired and keeping it fresh The secrets behind Zach's favorite episodes Zach's shooting and lighting philosophy How to inspire a creative process that changes week to week The equipment needed for easy travel around the world Stories from some of the most interesting places on earth Working with Anthony Bourdain and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Watch the video of this episode recorded live at Rule Boston Camera RSVP for Mixing Audio for Picture with Matt Russell Official Website for BC Media Productions Go Creative Show Live Podcast with DP Zach Zamboni on 5.12.16 from Rule Boston Camera on Vimeo. SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Hedge for Mac - The fastest way to backup media. HedgeForMac.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Inside the Writers Room (with Adam Gaines) GCS090


Sun, May 22, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Adam Gaines is a writer for film, tv, theater, and comics and he’s here today to take us inside the Hollywood writers room. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock Rule Boston Camera New website at www.Rule.com and new Learning Lab on May 25th "Monitor Calibration, When Accuracy Matters" RSVP Here. The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Hooked on a Feeling by GYOM Spotlight: Adam Gaines As a rising star in the Hollywood writers community, Adam Gaines has written for network television shows like NBC’s State of Affairs and the FX drama, The Bridge, and his story doesn’t end there because Adam has also written for feature films, theater, and even comics. Adam shares his story, starting at the bottom and working his way into the coveted writers room. And now that he’s there, he shares behind the scenes secrets of how some of your favorite shows and movies are made. Why being dialog-heavy writer makes it harder to break into the industry Why a writers assistant is not what you think What happens when a show flops The behind the scenes secrets of a “writers room” What is the most coveted episode for a writer to work on Adam’s upcoming film “Negative” directed by Josh Caldwell How releasing Mixtape a free collection of 1-act plays, jumpstarted Adam’s career Fire Sale is Adam's latest collection of 1-act plays and it's only $1 and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Mixtape, Adam's free collection of 1 act plays Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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NAB News 2016 (with Matt Allard from News Shooter) GCS089


Sun, May 08, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss all the hottest news from NAB 2016 The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock LIVE Go Creative Show Event Be part of the next Go Creative Show! Join our live audience at RULE Boston Camera on Thursday May 12 at 6pm as we interview Zack Zamboni, Director of Photography for Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown". The event is FREE, but you have to RSVP by emailing your request to events@rule.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: The Brightest Light by Zenith Productions Spotlight: Matt Allard NewsShooter.com is the number 1 resource for the hottest production industry news and we are so grateful to have Matt Allard on the show today to talk NAB 2016. Matt and I discuss cameras, lenses, grip gear, gimbals, drones, HDR, virtual reality… and that’s just scratching the surface. Stedicam Evo Letus 1-Axis Pro Lytro 755MP Raw Cinema Camera Kinefinity TERRA Arri updates firmware for the Alexa Mini, new anamorphic lenses Black magic Ursa Mini gets firmware update Canon’s 18-80 lightweight cine zoom lens Aladdin’s foldable 1x1 LED Cineo’s new HSX light SoftPanels LED lights Dedolight new Felloni lights Senheiser iPhone Microphone 9.Solutions C Pan arm Rigwheels uses magnets to mount DSLR to a windshield Bright Tangerine new articulated arm for monitors Edelkrone Jib Plus Zacuto Gratical Eye viewfinder HDR Super Panel and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: RSVP for the LIVE Go Creative Show with Zach Zamboni at events@rule.com Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Xploration Outer Space, The Journey to Mars, and More (with Emily Calandrelli) GCS088


Thu, Apr 21, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Emily Calandrelli is a producer and the host of FOX's nationally syndicated tv show, Xploration Outer Space. We discuss how she balances on and off camera duties while navigating the television world. Plus a mind-blowing discussion about space exploration. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Nothing Left by Ben Beiny Spotlight: Emily Calandrelli Emily Calandrelli is a producer and host of Xploration Outer Space, a nationally syndicated FOX television show. Emily and I discuss how she balances on-camera and off-camera duties, navigating the television world, and the amazing experiences she’s had on the show. We also talk about the future of space tourism and NASA Journey to Mars. Xploration Outer Space Lessons learned as a tv host The differences between sharing information on tv vs. a lecture or classroom The importance of fact checking Private space companies and space tourism How Virgin Galactic is changing space exploration Speaking and flying with Dick Rutan The journey to Mars How Justin Bieber and Katy Perry may soon become astronauts What is the Vomit Comet How student astronaut contest will award 1 student the opportunity to experience weightlessness The benefits and criticisms of space exploration and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Emily Calandrelli official website Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of The People V. OJ Simpson American Crime Story (with Nelson Cragg) GCS087


Mon, Apr 04, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Nelson Cragg, cinematographer of American Crime Story:The People Vs. OJ Simpson is my guest. We discuss all the behind the scenes secrets to one of the most talked about TV series of our time plus his experience shooting Homeland The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: React Now by Tonmassif Spotlight: Nelson Cragg Nelson Cragg is the cinematographer behind some of the most successful and celebrated television shows including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Homeland, and the recent hit American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson. We discuss all the behind the scenes lighting and shooting secrets, working with John Travolta and Ryan Murphy, and the strategy behind the sweeping single-shot scenes that have become synonymous with the series. We also discuss Homeland and how he created its’ iconic look. The hit TV shows of Ryan Murphy What inspired the look of the show Shooting in the real Kardashian house Building replica locations The secrets behind the infamous Bronco chase Nelsons luxury “video village” Shooting on Arri Alexa Single shot scenes are a bold decision Balancing ego’s and working with A-list talent Why John Travolta was nervous about doing a TV show Shooting Homeland and working with Claire Danes/span> Directing for American Horror Story/span> and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Nelson Cragg's official website Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of House of Cards Season 4 (with Pete Konczal) GCS086


Fri, Mar 18, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today’s guest is Pete Konczal, Cinematographer of the brilliantly shot Netflix hit, House of Cards season 4. Pete and I discuss how he applied his style to this season as well as his shooting and lensing secrets. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Out of the Woods by Allegory Music Spotlight: Pete Konczal Pete Konczal is the incredibly talented cinematographer of the massive Netflix show, House of Cards season 4. Pete and I discuss how he incorporated his style into this season, his shooting and lighting techniques, and why living in the shadows is more fun. Pete praises my Smart Kids Music Video The Cinematography of House of Cards The lighting and shooting techniques that Pete brought to House of Cards season 4 Why was the 32mm the hero lens Embracing the shadows Why the Oval Office is the hardest space to shoot in Shooting on Red Dragon with the internal low light filter The benefits of shooting with 2 cameras Controlled Softlight The benefits of shooting art and fashion films Why Pete is inspired by Gordon Willis and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Pete's most recent art film Nike commercial directed by Vincent Laforet PeteKonczal.net Commercial for Frigidaire Ben Consoli's BTS Instagram profile Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Stop Motion Cinematography of Anomalisa (with Joe Passarelli) GCS085


Thu, Mar 10, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today’s guest is Joe Passarelli, the Cinematographer behind the lens of the stop motion masterpiece, Anomolisa. Joe and I discuss the challenges of shooting stop motion, lighting miniature sets, and the patience needed to pull it off. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Feel Young by Benjamin Greenspan Spotlight: Joe Passarelli Joe Passarelli is the Cinematographer of the stop motion masterpiece and academy award nominee Anomalisa. Joe and I discuss the challenges and rewards of shooting stop motion, his camera and lighting choices, working with miniature sets, and the patience needed to pull it all off. We also discuss the humble beginnings of Anomalisa and how kickstarter brought it to life. Esquire magazine raves about Anomalisa as “The most human movie of the year. And it doesn’t star a single human.” I couldn’t agree more. The humble beginnings of Anomolisa and the power of Kickstarter The challenges and rewards of stop motion animation Using home made Gemballs to light miniature sets The miniature practical lighting and how it transformed the set Eye lights for puppets and the reflective nature of fabrics Working on 18 sets at the same time What is replacement animation and how is it different from traditional Why he chose to shoot on Canon 7D and Nikon lenses Behind the scenes stories of the most challenging scenes Creating motion blur in stop motion Why the now infamous sex scene took over 6 months to animate Using animatics to keep order the structure Shooting 24-48 frames a day at most and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Anomalisa official website Joe Passarelli official website Ben Consoli's BTS Instagram profile Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Starting and Growing Your Production Company (with Benjamin Eckstein) GCS084


Mon, Feb 29, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Benjamin Eckstein of Beryllium Pictures joins me to discuss how to start and grow a production company. This is one of the most candid and honest discussions we’ve had on the show sharing secrets on securing clients, developing budgets, and more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Rule The World by GYOM Spotlight: Benjamin Eckstein Benjamin Eckstein is a multi-talented director of photography, editor, producer and owner of Beryllium Pictures. Under Benjamin’s leadership, Beryllium Pictures has become one of the premiere production companies in the New England area and he’s on the show today to share his secrets. Join us for one of the most candid discussions ever on Go Creative Show as we discuss finding and securing clients, organizational tools, when to make the jump from freelance to production company, hiring employees, and the most challenging topic of all — what to charge your clients. Making the transition from freelance to production company When to start hiring people Finding and keeping clients What to charge and how to show your clients the true costs When and how to mark up effectively Tools to stay organized Why you need a lawyer and insurance agent and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: The Business of Production Facebook Group Ben Consoli's BTS Instagram profile Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Cinematography of The Witch (with Jarin Blaschke) GCS083


Fri, Feb 19, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we invite cinematographer Jarin Blaschke on the show to talk about his brilliantly haunting film The Witch. Recently named one of the 10 Cinematographers To Watch by Variety, Jarin shares his techniques, camera choices, and more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: You Can Achieve by Dan Phillipson Spotlight: Jarin Blaschke Named as one of the 10 Cinematographers to Watch by Variety, Jarin Blaschke is on his way to cinema greatness. His latest film The Witch is a visual masterpiece and enjoyed critical success, winning Best Director at Sundance. The Witch was so compelling to me, I had to have Jarin on the show to discuss it. His use of symmetry and static shots create an unnerving claustrophobia that, in Jarin’s own words, come simply from his instincts. Join us as we dive deep into all the lighting and shooting techniques that give The Witch its unique and haunting look. Why gore is boring When violence is grounded, it has more impact Creating a claustrophobic feel Why The Witch was shot almost entirely on 1 lens The benefits of shooting 1:66 and 4:3 aspect ratio The religious symbolism in The Witch The Sundance experience Lighting night scenes Motivated cuts and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Jarin Blaschke official website The Witch official website Ben Consoli's BTS Instagram profile Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Stunt Woman (with Melissa Stubbs) GCS082


Tue, Feb 09, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss the design and execution of stunts for film and television with our guest fight choreographer, stunt coordinator, and second unit director Melissa Stubbs. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Hopeful Journey by Vincent Tone Spotlight: Melissa Stubbs Melissa Stubbs is a Stunt Coordinator, Fight Choreographer, and Second Unit Director for countless feature films and television series. Melissa shares her experiences designing and executing some of the most challenging stunts in modern film history and the lessons she learned from working with top directors like Steven Spielberg and James Cameron. We also get an inside look into the iconic fight scenes of your favorite films, the new season of X-Files, and her work on the upcoming Bourne film. Melissa has worked with some of the biggest actors on some of the biggest films and she is here today to share her story. Shooting the new Bourne Film and taking over Las Vegas Why so few women stunt coordinators and second unit directors Melissa’s unique entrepreneurial entry into stunt coordination Stories from the new season of X-Files Working with directors like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, James Cameron and more Why Tom Cruse and Huge Jackman are among her favorite actor to work with Melissa’s workflow when designing a stunt and/or fight sequence The pressures of stunt coordinating Safety is the most important The trends in students and fights and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Action Girl Films Melissa's IMDB Page Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Creative Mornings (with Keith Frankel) GCS081


Thu, Jan 28, 2016


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”. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Hit the Bass by Sergei Stern 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! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Adventures in Honesty Creative Mornings Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Documentary Filmmaking (with Sam Painter) GCS080


Sat, Jan 09, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we invite Sam Painter, the documentary cinematographer behind some of the most influential modern documentaries including Going Clear and Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Hello Sunshine by GYOM Spotlight: Sam Painter Sam Painter is the cinematographer behind some of the most recent influential documentaries including Going Clear and Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. Sam and I discuss his lighting and shooting techniques and how he creates beautiful realism in his work. We also discuss his time in London, meeting music and film icons while shooting for Entertainment Weekly and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous as well as his time in the White House Press Corps during Ronald Regan’s second term. The lifestyle of a documentarian Exposing Scientology and the backlash from "Going Clear” Steve Jobs the Man in the Machine The best gear package for documentary How to light naturally Making the interviewees comfortable Sam's work on Lifestyles of Rich and Famous and Entertainment Tonight The lessons learned from shooting news Meeting the Beatles Working for the White House Press Corp Hiding the early signs of Ronald Regan’s Alzheimers Chasing Sofia Lauren through the streets of Rome and much more! SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: The HBO documentary Going Clear Steve Jobs The Man in the Machine Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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That’s a Wrap 2015 Round Table (with Matt Russell, Chris Loughran, and Rob Bessette) GCS079


Fri, Jan 01, 2016


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we take a look back at 2015 and reflect on all the highlights, lowlights, and trends of the production and post production world. Our panel includes cinematographer Chris Loughran, colorist Rob Bessette, and Matt Russell, our very own audio mix engineer, and we cover all sides of production. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Time to Move On by Olive Musique Spotlight: 2015 Round Table Discussion We bid farewell to 2015 with a round table discussion from a panel of experts. Cinematographer Chris Loughran, Colorist Rob Bessette and our very own Matt Russell discuss the trends of 2015, the influx of new cameras, how DaVinci Resolve has become the undisputed color king, and the exciting and challenging projects we all shared throughout the year. Good Citizen Music Video Breaking down Rob's color grade process How Rob Hardy's Instagram inspired the video Roslindale Studios The benefits of editing 4k The trends in color grading The production and post production trends of 2015 The year of Sony FS7 and A7S How smaller and cheaper equipment is leveling the playing field Where our panel goes for inspiration How to spice up the corporate talking head video Our panel's most interesting and/or challenging projects of 2015 The highlights and lowlights of 2015 SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Music Video for Smart Kid's "Good Citizen" The Need Creative Brief Podcast Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Inter BEE 2015 (with Matt Allard from News Shooter) GCS078


Tue, Dec 01, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we cover all the news and announcements from Inter BEE 2015 with Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com Interbee is known for announcing some of the most innovative products for filmmaking and we discuss them all. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Fight or Flight by Zac Nelson Spotlight: Inter BEE 2015 / Matt Allard Our good friend Matt Allard ACS from NewsShooter.com is back on the show to talk about all the news and announcements from Inter BEE 2015. We discuss the E-Mount movement, Technical Farm Flare Adapters, 1920x1080 viewfinders, new audio solutions from Shure and Azden, Aladdin’s new LED eye light, the FS5 recording controversy and so much more. SLR Magic 50mm f1.1 full frame Technical Farm Flare Adapter Astro Design 1920x1080 Viewfinder Metal Toys high hat apple box and concept dolly/slider/jib Lumica underwater wi-fi extension cable for action cameras Azden dual stereo/mono camera top mic Activ Lab electric filming vehicle Vocas FS5 cheese plate IDX lithium ion batteries Wenpod gimbal Convergent Design Odyssey firmware Tascam DR701D Shure IOS audio solutions and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Register now for Rule's upcoming event Shooting and Lighting Interviews with Ben Eckstein Ben Consoli's Instagram Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Changing Post Production Industry (with Wes Plate from Automatic Duck) GCS077


Fri, Nov 20, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss the changing post production industry with Wes Plate from Automatic Duck. How has the Adobe Creative Cloud changed our industry, and why has Wes focused on Final Cut Pro X with his latest software. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Burn Bright by Reaktor Productions Spotlight: Wes Plate Wes Plate is a freelance creative editor and the president and founder of Automatic Duck. After achieving great success with Automatic Duck, Wes began working at Adobe during their most historic time, as they prepared for the launch of what is now Creative Cloud. We discuss the behind the scenes stories from his time at Adobe and his support for Final Cut Pro X. We also celebrate the return of Automatic Duck after a 4 year hiatus and get an inside look at their latest offerings. An inside peek at Adobe The rise of premiere and creative cloud Why Automatic Duck focused so much attention on FCPX Wes Plates thoughts on FCPX The delicate and important relationship between FCPX and Adobe After Effects


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Fargo Season 2 (with Dana Gonzales) GCS076


Mon, Nov 09, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss Fargo season 2 with Director of Photography Dana Gonzales and we learn how he achieves the drastically different, yet familiar look of this new season. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: We're Taking Off by Vincent Tone Spotlight: Dana Gonzales Dana Gonzales is the brilliant cinematographer and Director of Photography for the hit FX television series FARGO. After an award winning season 1, Dana shares his techniques for creating this seasons 1979 period look. We also discuss Dana’s process for creating his looks and what inspired the visual language of Fargo season 2. You’ll be surprised how the small details make a big difference. Shooting a 1979 Fargo The differences between shooting for a film vs. a TV series How the photography of William Eggleston inspired season 2 Dana's process in creating a visual language for his projects Why the Cooke Speed Panchro lenses were the secret to this seasons dynamic look


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The Cinematography of Everest (with Salvatore Totino, Director of Photography) GCS075


Wed, Oct 28, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we explore the daring and immersive cinematography of “Everest” with Director of Photography Salvatore Totino. We discuss the challenges of shooting at 10,000 feet in 22 below zero temperatures, and how his previous films prepared him for this epic adventure. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: The Way We Are by Big Score Audio Spotlight: Salvatore Totino Salvatore Totino has directed the photography of many iconic films like Any Given Sunday, Cinderella Man, and Frost/Nixon but it’s his latest film Everest that has challenged him the most. Shooting at altitudes of over 10,000 feet and in temperatures surpassing 22 below zero, “Everest” is truly one of the most daring and immersive films of our time. Salvatore shares his techniques for shooting in these environments on the Arri Alexa XT, recreating the summit of Everest, filmmaking in the freezing cold, and much more. How Salvatore technically, physically, and mentally prepared for "Everest" The challenges of shooting at 22 below zero. Shooting on Arri Alexa XT and how it held up in extreme conditions Using Flowbank lights and Soft Suns Why Drake’s James Turrell inspired music video for “Hotline Bling” is Salvatore’s favorite new video What can we expect from Salvatore’s forthcoming film “Concussion” starring Will Smith. How is it inspired by “The Insider” 2D vs 3D, which does Salvatore prefer and why? How shooting music videos can often be more creative and freeing than films and commercials How Salvatores first film “any given sunday” prepared him for Everest working with director Oliver Stone and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Salvatore Totino's official website Behind the scenes video on the making of Everest Ben Consoli's Instagram Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Xploration Outer Space, Second Life, and Spartan Race (with Dan Krueger) GCS074


Wed, Oct 21, 2015


Today we discuss space and educational programing with Dan Krueger, television producer and field producer for the nationally syndicated Fox tv show Xploration Outer Space. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Trick or Treat by Notes Productions Spotlight: Dan Krueger Television producer Dan Krueger has been working in the production industry for over 15 years. As a field producer for the nationally syndicated Fox show Xploration Outer Space, Dan travels the country managing crews and developing stories for broadcast. We discuss what’s different about a field producers role and how he collaborates with talent, network and post production. We also discuss his work producing virtual worlds for Second Life, his social media experience, and how his blogger outreach strategies for Spartan Race helped change the fitness industry. What does a field producer do How to target a younger audience on TV Using public domain footage to help tell your story PoSSUM academy and the sub-orbital space race The rise of virtual worlds for Second Life How people make money with Second Life What is Blogger Outreach and how does it work Dan’s work with Spartan Race and how it changed the fitness industry and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Xploration Outer Space Spartan Race Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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IBC 2015 (with Matt Allard from News Shooter) GCS073


Wed, Sep 30, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: 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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Morning Dew by Big Score Audio 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. Sony FS5 and A7S 2 JVC GY-LS300 Panasonic DVX 200 Zeiss Milvus lenses Tokina 100mm cine macro and updated 11-16mm DJI Inspire 1 updated Fotokite Phi tethered drone Rode's new boompole Rode I-XLR and Newsshooter Kit BB&S Pipeline Lighting and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Matt Allard on Vimeo Matt Allard on Twitter Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Understanding Production Insurance (with Matt L. McDonough) GCS072


Wed, Sep 16, 2015


Today we talk about how to properly and fully insure you or your production company. We all need insurance, but may be vulnerable in ways we don’t even know. Matt McDonough is a specialist in this field and shares his wealth of knowledge. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Breeze by Joe Sacco Spotlight: Matt McDonough Matt L. McDonough is a Specialty Lines Broker at Arts and Entertainment Insurance Brokerage, LLC. and he’s here today to discuss how to become properly insured Whether you’re a freelancer for hire, or the owner of a large production company, you need to be properly and fully insured. Matt is a specialist in the film and video industry and understands the unique requirements we all have. We talk about the limitations of General Liability, Workers Comp and other policies. When there is an accident on set, the last thing you want to be is under insured. Who needs insurance What kind of insurance do production professionals need The limitation of general liability The legal responsibility to have workers compensation Why a DICE policy might be your best coverage Annual vs Short term, what is best for you What types of production insurance is available How to talk with your clients and vendors about insurance What questions to ask your insurance agent. and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Matt McDonough's website Matt McDonough on Twitter @movieinsurance xxx Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Tangerine and the iPhone Feature Film (with Chris Bergoch) GCS071


Sun, Aug 30, 2015


Today we speak with Chris Bergoch, co-writer and co-producer of the film Tangerine, distributed through Magnolia films and shot entirely on the iPhone. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Jolly Polly by Alexis Messier Spotlight: Chris Bergoch Chris Bergoch and Sean Baker have been creative partners for years, each working on films, television shows and more. Their latest collaboration, Tangerine, has enjoyed incredible success, premiering at Sundance, being distributed by Magnolia films and most important, being loved by audiences around the world. Today we invite Chris Bergoch, co-writer and co-producer of Tangerine to discuss his writing process, securing funding, working with first time actors and the bold choice to shoot Tangerine entirely on an iPhone. We discuss the challenges and benefits of shooting on iPhone and how to get maximum production quality with a minimum budget. Making a film about transgender sex workers Why Donut Time in LA was the best location for this film The story of a broken heart resonates with a larger audience How they made the decision to shoot with iPhone Microbudget films Lighting for iPhone How watching your film with an audience gives you a different perspective Why the sub-par low-light capabilities of the iPhone worked for the look The apps and gear needed to make an iPhone a cinema quality camera and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Filmic Pro Stedicam Smoothy Tangerine Film Homepage Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Kids, Animals and Tim Burton (with Stefan Czapsky) GCS070


Wed, Aug 19, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today i’m joined by cinematographer Stefan Czapsky to discuss his latest film Max and the strategies he employs to light and shoot animals and kids. Plus Stefan’s work with Tim Burton, shooting Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, Ed Wood and so much more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Bad Ass by Francesco D’Andrea Spotlight: Stefan Czapsky Renowned director of photography Stefan Czapsky, ASC has captured visually iconic films such as Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns and Ed Wood for director Tim Burton. After years of feature films and commercials, Stefan is here today to discuss his latest feature “Max”. Max’s main character is a dog, and we discuss the challenges of shooting children and animals and how he overcame them with innovating camera and lighting techniques. We also discuss Stefan’s latest television project, “Shades of Blue” starring Jennifer Lopez. Why does Stefan love the digital format and the evolution of LED lighting? What was it like working with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp? All of these questions will be answered. Being a "process oriented" cinematographer what what that means. What really happens when a film wraps Working with animals and children in front of the camera. Lighting and framing for the animal star in "Max" Embracing technology and the evolution of LED lighting The challenges with Stedicam Working with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp "Shades of Blue" starring Jennifer Lopez From Hollywood to the farmlands of upstate New York How Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher ushered the digital revolution and changed cinema for the better and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: StefanCzapskyASC.com Shades of Blue on NBC Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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C300 Mark II and More (with Dan Chung) GCS069


Tue, Aug 11, 2015


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! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Smart Ideas by Julian Bell 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... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Sony A7R II on NewsShooter.com Canon C300 Mark II on NewsShooter.com Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Red Giant Films (with Seth Worley and Aharon Rabinowitz) GCS068


Wed, Aug 05, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we invite Seth Worley and Aharon Rabinowitz from Red Giant to discuss their brilliant and widely successful short films for Red Giant Films. How did this film company begin, and how has it changed their lives? The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Innovating by Allegory Music Spotlight: Seth Worley and Aharon Rabinowitz Seth Worley and Aharon Rabinowitz are the brilliant creative minds behind Red Giant Films. With films like Plot Device, Spy Vs. Guy and Old/New they have inspired a new generation of film makers and changed the face of Red Giant. We discuss the challenges and rewards of making these films, how Red Giant products were the inspiration for each short and whats next for these rising stars. Also, we discuss the new Red Giant “Film Team Experiments” where you can learn how to creative your own stunning visual effects. Working with crazy low budgets How they made a film company out of a software company Shooting on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Working with Patton Oswalt Becoming a viral success How you can become a visual effects master What are Film Team Experiments The film industry in Nashville The essence of a passion project What inspired the Red Giant Films and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Red Giant Films Red Giant Universe Magic Bullet Suite Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Visual Storytelling (with Alex Buono) GCS067


Sat, Jul 25, 2015


Today I’m joined by Alex Buono, cinematographer, director and Director of Photography for Saturday Night Live’s Film Unit. Alex shares stories from some of the most iconic and challenging SNL shorts as well as his brand new Visual Storytelling 2 tour. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Tea Time by Lost Harmonies Spotlight: Alex Buono Alex Buono has been the director of photography for Saturday Night Live’s Film Unit for over 15 years shooting some of the most iconic comedic shorts in SNL history. The grueling schedule and super-fast turn around are weekly challenges for Alex and his team. But through these challenges come innovative solutions and the ability to produce hilarious content even in the most unusual situations. Over the years Alex has transitioned to shooting films, directing and sharing his wealth of knowledge through is Visual Storytelling tour. Now Alex is back with Visual Storytelling 2 and he has a lot more to share. Visual Storytelling 2 tour and what you can expect to learn Adding subtext to your film Why art direction is the unsung hero of all films Breaking down a visual style Behind the scenes stories from some of the most iconic SNL shorts Embracing imperfection Working with editor, Adam Epstein The upcoming show “Documentary Now” and working with Fred Armisen and Bill Hader Why the look is in the lens, not the camera and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Visual Storytelling 2 Alex Buono Official Website Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Building a Filmmaking Community (with Ron Dawson) GCS066


Sat, Jul 11, 2015


Today filmmaker Ron Dawson and I talk about running a production company. We discuss the challenges and rewards of commercial and corporate video, how to make your company stand out among the competition, and Ron’s philosophy of Collaborative Leveraging and how it could bring you the creative work you desire. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Sweet and Sour by Good News Tunes Spotlight: Ron Dawson Ron Dawson is an award-winning filmmaker, new media producer, content marketer, speaker, coach, and author. With over a decade in the production industry he has created successful new media and content marketing campaigns for such companies Apple and Adobe. Ron also writes about the art & business of filmmaking & photography at DareDreamerMag.com Much of Ron’s success is based on this idea of Collaborate Leveraging and we discuss how this technique may be able to give your business a boost. The jump from wedding video to corporate. How to discuss budget with a new customer The creativity of corporate work What is “collaborative leveraging" Ron’s experience shooting in India The Hero's Journey Strategies for shooting internationally How becoming an “Idea Company” helps Ron stand out among other production companies Are creative aggregation sites like SmartShoot your competition SoundandSea.TV and #ImprovJam/span> and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Numbers - A child exploitation and Sex Trafficking Ron's return to podcasting: Cinemaverick Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Mad Max Fury Road (with David Burr) GCS065


Tue, Jun 30, 2015


Today we discuss the brilliant cinematography of Mad Max: Fury Road with second unit Director of Photography David Burr. We get a behind the scenes look into all of the incredible challenges and innovations that made this film an instant classic. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Gladiators by Cymatix Spotlight: David Burr, ACS David Burr’s cinematography career spans over 30 years with countless feature and short films, but today he’s here to discuss his recent mega-blockbuster hit Mad Max: Fury Road. As the second unit Director of Photography, David was responsible for many of the stunning action sequences and we discuss all the behind the scenes secrets that made this film an instant classic. Then we discuss the role of a second unit Director of Photography. What are their responsibilities, how do they interact with the director and cast, and how you can break into this field. The switch from 3D to 2D Using Alexa cameras The challenges of shooting in the desert Using Canon 5DII and Olypus OM-D for crash cams How a leaf blower became their essential tool A crane dug into the sand was the key to one of the most iconic shots The strategy behind center framing and super fast cuts Shooting day for night The responsibilities of a second unit on a film production and more... (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));These photos correspond with Episode 065Provided by David Burr, ACS Director of Photography (action unit)Posted by Go Creative Show on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: David Burr on IMDB Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Shooting Orange is the New Black (with Ludovic Littee) GCS064


Wed, Jun 24, 2015


Today we invite Ludovic Littee, director of photography for Orange is the New Black. We discuss this massive Netflix hit and Ludovic’s journey from First AC to camera operator to Director of Photography. What does a first AC really do, and why are they considered the unsung hero’s of production. We discuss it all. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia by Haim Mazar Spotlight: Ludovic Littee With over a decade in the film industry, Ludovic Littee has built an impressive career in feature film and television working with Steve McQueen, David Fincher and as Director of Photography for the current season of Orange is the New Black. We discuss all the lighting and shooting techniques that support the shows realistic approach, making the transition from Arri Alexa to the Panasonic Varicam 35, the future of 4K broadcast and more. We also dive deep into the responsibilities of the First Assistant Camera. What do they really do on set and why are they considered to be the unsung hero of any production. Lighting techniques that promote realism and allow the actors to play Why Barger Lights are being used on Orange is the new Black Lighting for female characters with no makeup Making the move from Alexa to Varicam 35. What are the pro’s and con’s Making the move from Cooke lenses to Panavision Primo lenses Moving the show from 2K to 4K and the future of 4K broadcast The responsibilities of a First Assistant Camera Why the future of a DIT could be bleak Shooting Steve McQueens film “Shame” and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Ludovic's production company 235 Productions Ludovic Littee on IMDB Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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The Business of Stock Footage (with Derick Rhodes from Shutterstock) GCS063


Mon, Jun 15, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss the business of stock footage with Derick Rhodes from Shutterstock Derick teaches us how to get started in the stock footage business, what kinds of footage are successful, how to legally protect yourself and how 4K has changed the industry for the better. You could be the next stock superstar with the footage on your cutting room floor. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Shutterstock The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Move Your Feet by GYOM Spotlight: Derick Rhodes Derick Rhodes manages Footage Marketing at Shutterstock and is here today to discuss how to break into the stock footage industry. We discuss how to submit your footage and protect yourself with location and talent releases, the demand for 4K and how higher quality footage is taking over the industry. We also discuss payment and how much you can expect to actually make. You’ll be surprised how footage you may already have could be generating income. Shutterstock has nearly 60 million clips but Derick gives us the tips and tricks to help stand out and get your footage seen and bought. Thoughts on this years NAB and Blackmagic Design Dericks Short Film "Secret Everything" and Vimeo distribution How to start a career in stock footage How to properly keyword your footage to stand out 4K Blu-Ray may change the industry forever His experience on the set of "House of Cards" The proper release forms for your video projects How much can you really make with stock footage Hollywood uses stock footage too and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Derick Rhodes on twitter @madethesethings The Shutterstock Blog Submit your footage on Shutterstock NOW! Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Premium Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com Shutterstock - Premium Footage and Images Shutterstock.com


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Preventing Camera Related Injuries (with Rick Macomber) GCS062


Wed, May 27, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we speak with Rick Macomber, an Emmy Award winning Director of Photography and photojournalist for CBS News. We discuss camera related injuries caused by the common repetitive motions that most camera operators do every day. If you are a camera operator, you may be a risk for these damaging injuries and we discuss how to identify and prevent them. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: It Matters by Allegory Music Spotlight: Rick Macomber Rick Macomber is an Emmy Award winning Director of Photography and photojournalist for CBS News. With over 30 years in the business, Rick suffered from RSI, repetitive strain injuries caused by the repetitive motions of a camera operator. Simple things like lifting the camera with one hand, or tilting your head up to see the viewfinder, over time can cause damage that can lead to surgery and take you out of the business for an extended period of time. Rick’s first hand knowledge of these issues makes him a great resource and we discuss how to identify and prevent these RSI’s from happening to you. We discuss simple tips that you can do today that could make a major difference in your career. Preventing Camera Related Injuries Blog Post The camera man of the 80's and how things have changed The most common injuries for camera operators What are the warning signs of RSI's What to expect if you need surgury The hidden dangers of repetitive motion Simple changes you can make to help avoid major injuries Why the Letus Helix Jr may be the best gimbal option for you 8mm film from the 70's that Rick spoke about Rick's Vimeo Page and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Rick's IMDB "The Chain" Film Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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The Cinematography of Ex Machina (with Rob Hardy, BSC) GCS061


Tue, May 19, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we speak with Rob Hardy, BSC, the brilliant cinematographer of the film Ex Machina. We discuss his lighting techniques, his decision to use the Sony F65 and all the subtle cinematic nuances that make Ex Machina one of the most human-centric science fiction films of our time. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Take the High Road by Joe Sacco Spotlight: Rob Hardy, BCS Rob Hardy, BCS is an award winning cinematographer of countless commercials, music videos and feature films and he’s here today to discuss his latest Sci-Fi masterpiece Ex Machina. We discuss his tungsten-based lighting design and the decision to shoot with the Sony F65, the delicate balance between visual effects and cinematography, using reflections to help tell a story, and all the subtle nuances that make Ex Machina a masterpiece. Why films shouldn't work Why not cutting is Punk Rock Tungston may be hotter, but it's also better How music producer Steve Albini inspired Rob's visual style Shooting on the Sony F65 and F55 The psychology of Ex Machina How to light and shoot a 360 degree set and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Official Website for Rob Hardy Ex Machina trailer Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Sound Advice (with Frank Serafine) GCS060


Tue, May 12, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today I’m joined by Matt Russell as we conclude our coverage of NAB 2015 with an interview with legendary Hollywood sound designer, Frank Serafine. We discuss his incredible career designing sound for films like StarTrek, Tron and The Hunt for Red October plus his upcoming nationwide Sound Advice tour. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Running in Slow Motion by Good News Tunes Spotlight: Frank Serafine Frank Serafine is the Academy Award Winning Hollywood sound designer behind films like Star Trek, Tron, The Hunt for Red October and countless more. We discuss Franks early days using a mellotron to create sound experiences for planetariums and how that led him to Disney and eventually Star Trek. Frank also designed sound for interactive experiences at Busch Gardens and video games including Grand Theft Auto. Now, Frank is celebrating his enormous success by sharing his knowledge as he embarks on the nation-wide Sound Advice Tour and he’s on today’s show to talk all about it. How "space sounds" on a mellotron started a career. Working for Disney and the Space Mountain pavilion The old school days of film sound design. Creating sound for science fiction vs real life. The Hunt for Red October, the first film mixed on ProTools, and his Oscar Award XXX Why the sound of a film has roughly 70% more impact than the visuals Designing sound for interactive projects like Grand Theft Auto and theme park entertainment The Sound Advice Tour and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Official Website for Frank Serafine at www.FrankSerafine.com Frank Serafine's Sound Advice Tour Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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NAB 2015 Interviews from the Show Floor (with Matt Russell) GCS059


Sat, Apr 25, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we're joined by Matt Russell as we continue our coverage of NAB 2015 with interviews from the show floor. We speak directly with representatives from Canon, Blackmagic, LitePanels, Small HD, Avid and many more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: This is Fun by Brightside Studio Spotlight: NAB 2015 - Interviews from the Show Floor During the 4 days of NAB, Matt Russell and I walked the show floor capturing interviews from the top newsmakers. Canon’s Paul McAniff talks about the C300 Mk2 and XC 10, Eric Kessler from Kessler Crane shares insight into their latest and upcoming products. We speak with Avid, Atomos, AJA, Other World Computing, Small HD and so many more. We begin with an interview with Dan May the President of Blackmagic Design talking about the Ursa Mini, Ursa 4.6K, Resolve and more. Paul McAniff, Professional Market Specialist for Canon talks C300 MK2 and XC10 4K camera Dan May, President of Blackmagic Design shares info on the Ursa Mini, Ursa 4.6K, Micro cinema camera, Resolve and more. Wescott Flex LED lights are amazing and we tell you why Small HD 502 and Sidefinder Avid's Dana Ruzicka talks Media Composer, Protools First and collaboration and commerce. Eric Kessler of Kessler Crane on the Second Shooter and the future of Kessler's innovation LitePanels Astra and Caliber Guy Coleman from VocalBooth.com Heather Williams VP Sales of Atomos talks Shogun firmware updates and the new Power Station ReflecMedia's brilliant new chroma key innovation OWC's Adam Day on the Envoy Pro mini SSD thumbdrive and Thunderbolt 2 Dock Rob Domico from iZotope on RX4 and Loudness Control Sennheiser's Jerry Delgado shows us the new AVX Wireless Lav and why its worry free and guaranteed to provide a solid link Paul Isaacs from Sound Devices shows us the features of the new Pix-E line of recorder/monitors Andy Bellamy from AJA talks #trycion and how you can get your hands on the CION for free and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Official Website for Matt RussellGainStructure.com Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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NAB 2015 (with Matt Allard ACS) GCS058


Tue, Apr 21, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we're joined by Matt Allard, ACS from NewsShooter.com live from the Shutterstock booth at NAB 2015. We discuss all the hottest news from NAB including the Canon C300 M2, Blackmagic design Ursa Mini, Small HD 502 with Sidefinder and much much more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Hearts in Motion by Liam Aiden Spotlight: NAB 2015 / Matt Allard, ACS Matt Allard, ACS is not only a brilliant Director of Photography and Cinematographer, he is also one of the driving forces behind NewsShooter.com. Matt and I discuss all the hottest news live from the ShutterStock.com booth at NAB 2015. This is episode 1 of our 3-episodes of coverage from NAB 2015. Blackmagic Ursa 4.6K and Ursa Mini Blackmagic Design digital assist field monitor / recorder Panasonic DVX-200 4K camera Canon C300 MkII Canon XC10 Westcott Flex LED lights Kinifinity 6K Camera LitePanels Astra LitePanels Caliber 3-light kit Freefly Mimic SoundDevices Pix-E 4K recorder / monitors Small HD 502 and Sidefinder Avid FIRST / Protools 12 Sennheiser AVX Microphones Lectrosonics SSM Radio Mic Transmitter Zoom Q8 HD Video + Four Track Audio Recorder and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: NewsShooter.com Matt Allard, ACS on Vimeo Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Post Production CC (with Vashi Nedomansky) GCS057


Sat, Apr 11, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Today we discuss post-production with film editor Vashi Nedomansky. Preparing for your next editing project, the similarities between film, music video, tv and more. Plus Vashi shares his experiences with the new features in the upcoming Adobe Premiere Pro CC update. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com 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 The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Running in Slow Motion by Good News Tunes Spotlight: Vashi Nedomansky Vashi Nedomansky has edited countless feature films, music videos, television commercials and more and he’s here today to discuss his latest projects. Vashi shares insight on how he prepares for a new project and how organization is the key to a successful edit. We also discuss Vashi’s experience with the upcoming Adobe Premiere Pro CC update and you may be surprised by what he has to say. That Which I Love Destroys Me and PTSD. Vashi's work on the Fast and the Furious ride at Universal Studios. The Pentatonix Music video for Mary, Did You Know? seen over 30M times Why organization is the key to editing The features in the upcoming Premiere Pro CC update Details on Vashi's appearance at NAB and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Official Website for Vashi Nedomansky at VashiVisuals.com iTunes download link for That Which I Love Destroys Me Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Micro-budget (with Michael Kligerman) GCS056


Fri, Apr 03, 2015


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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com 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 The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Walking on Rainbows by GYOM 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... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Michael Kilgerman's official website Rolling tripod and lightstand bag Alzo 3000 Led Light Backpack Camera Bag VidPro LED Lights Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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House of Cards Season 3 (with Martin Ahlgren) GCS055


Mon, Mar 16, 2015


Today we invite Martin Ahlgren, Director of Photography for House of Cards Season 3. Martin and I discuss all the details behind lighting, lensing, and creating the absolutely stunning visuals of the hit Netflix show. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Golden Skies by Liam Aidan Spotlight: Martin Ahlgren Martin Ahlgren is the brilliant Director of Photography for House of Cards season 3. We discuss all the behind the scenes tricks that help him create one of the best looking television shows of our time. The lenses, the lighting and the beautifully crafted dance between blocking actors and moving cameras… These are just a few of the things that make us fall in love with each and every episode. Martin also discusses how his work in commercials and music videos offer him a playground of experimentation that often times result in techniques for his tv and feature film work. Fan boys and girls rejoice as we dive deep into all things House of Cards. How to prep each episode when there is no time to prep The pre-planned lighting scenarios that helped keep Martin on schedule Working with the actors and blocking scenes Shooting Red Dragon 6K but framing for 5K Shooting the oval office, over and over and over and over again. Controlling the camera via foolcontrol Martin's extensive portfolio of music videos and commercials and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Martin's official website MartinAhlgren.com Matt Russell's official website GainStructure.com Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Social Media for Filmmakers (with Emily Thomas) GCS054


Mon, Mar 09, 2015


Today we discuss social media for creative professionals with our guest, Social Media Strategist Emily Thomas. Emily and I discuss techniques you can use to help build an active network of followers across twitter, Facebook, instagram and more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Yellow Door by Nicolas Major Spotlight: Emily Thomas Emily Thomas is a Social Media Strategist and contributor to Social Media Week and the Huffington Post. After managing the social media for Still Motion, Emily became one of the top social experts in the video production field. We discuss the tips and tricks you can use to build your social media community, the do’s and don’ts of posting on twitter, which service is best for your work and much much more. Working with Still Motion What is the 80/20 rule in social media How to build an active community on twitter How to keep your twitter feed personal Social media tips for filmmakers Sharing the same tweet in different ways Twitter scheduling tools and how they can awesome and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Emily Thomas on twitter Emily's Instagram Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Music for TV (with Tom Polce, Matt Allard and Matt Russell) GCS053


Sat, Feb 28, 2015


Our guest today is producer, mixer and composer Tom Polce. Tom currently works at CBS composing music for a variety of tv shows and movies, and he also share stories from his incredible career as a musician and producer for some of the biggest artists in the world. Then Matt Allard from Newsshooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Weekly Update Voigtlander Super Wide Nikon 300mm Canon 11-24 Sony FE 28mm and why does it have separate adapters? The new Tokina 11-20mm may replace your 11-16mm Kinemax 6K Raw could be our future. Arri Amira update makes broadcast shooters very happy A list of the best sun hoods for Odyssey 7Q Dog Schidt optics make old lenses new again ...and more The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: King of it All by Allegory Music Spotlight: Tom Polce Tom Polce is an accomplished producer, mixer and composer who’s worked on countless albums for world renowned artists like Bob Dylan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ministry, and many more. We discuss Tom’s entire career, including his A&R work at CBS records and what inspired him to sign bands and artists. Currently Tom works at CBS composing and producing music for a variety of tv shows and movies and we discuss the delicate relationship between music composers and the film and television industry. As a special bonus, I am joined by the man who mixes the audio for all the work we do here at BC Media Productions, and he also mixes this very podcast, our own Matt Russell from Gain Structure Sound joins me while we interview our spotlight guest, Tom Polce. Tom's path from musician to A&R to CBS music Producing and mixing music for some of the largest artists in the world What does an A&R person really do and how do you get their attention? How Tom gets inspired to create music for CBS television shows Inspiring words from Tom for up and coming musicians and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Tom Polce official website Matt Russells official site Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Layover (with Joshua Caldwell) GCS052


Wed, Feb 18, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Our guest today is award winning director, writer, and producer Joshua Caldwell. Joshua has enjoyed great success with his latest film “Layover” and we dive deep into the strategies behind producing and distributing indi films. I guarantee you’ll be surprised and inspired by Joshua’s story. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Another Way by Allegory Music Spotlight: Joshua Caldwell Joshua Caldwell is an accomplished director, writer and producer born and raised in Seattle, Washington. After winning an MTV Movie Award, he began working with a number of high profile producers and turned those connections into brilliant and successful films. Joshua shares stories from his recent feature film Layover. Produced with an astoundingly low budget, Layover has really become a case study in how to distribute an indie film. If you ever wanted to know how to properly promote and distribute your film, this is an interview you won’t want to miss. Strategies for film festivals What is the value of your film? What is "direct distribution" and why may it be the best choice for your film Joshua's work with Anthony Zuiker Using Vimeo On Demand for distribution Using GumRoad.com for direct distribution Shooting a feature film for only $6,000 A new strategy for premiering your film and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Joshua's film DIG Official Website for Layover Official Website for BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Supremacy (with Rodney Taylor) GCS051


Tue, Jan 27, 2015


IN THIS EPISODE: Our guest today is award winning Cinematographer Rodney Taylor, ASC. Rodney discusses his latest feature film “Supremacy” starring Danny Glover plus stories from his countless feature films, television shows, and IMAX documentaries. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Calling You by GG Riggs Spotlight: Rodney Taylor Rodney Taylor, ASC is an award winning cinematographer of countless feature films, television shows, and IMAX documentaries. We discuss his latest feature film “Supremacy” starring Danny Glover. Then Rodney shares stories from his hit HBO television show “Getting On”, his upcoming Justin Timberlake concert film, and his beautiful and groundbreaking work on a variety of IMAX films. Rodney is one of the best cinematographers of our day and he’s here today to speak with all of you. Shooting IMAX films all over the world How to prepare to shoot a nature documentary Shooting major motion picture "Supremacy" on 16mm The challenges and rewards of shooting handheld with primes The benefits of pre-lighting Rodney's upcoming concert film for Justin Timberlake Shooting the hit HBO show "Getting On" Shooting bears in Alaska and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Rodney's film about the Tour de France "Wired to Win" Alaska: Spirit of the Wild Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Monster Makeup (with Frank Ippolito) GCS050


Mon, Jan 19, 2015


Today we discuss “Monster Makeup” with special effects makeup artist Frank Ippolito. Frank shares stories from his work on films, television shows and his production company Ghost Works LLC. Frank also shares his techniques and what inspires him to create unique movie monsters. Then Matt Allard, ACS joins us to discuss all the latest industry news stories on NewsShooter.com The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Weekly Update Rule Boston Camera has informative FREE Learning Labs all month long. RSVP here. Odessey 7Q+ ships with 2 free SSD's Atomos Shogun firmware update A7 M2 firmware improves stabilization dramatically Go Pro adds 240fps and more DJI wireless thumb controller for the Ronin DJI offers free piloting lessons Paralinx Triton wireless HDMI transmitter Zacuto Gradical HD VS a car! Rokinon 135 is out and is fantastic A conversation about color The Misfit Bolt lights are giving the Phillips Hue some real competition. The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Shining Stars by Vincent Tone Spotlight: Frank Ippolito Frank Ippolito is a special effects makeup artist with over a decade in the industry. Frank has built an incredible portfolio of work for film, television and more. We discuss Franks work on Pirates of the Caribbean and his two seasons as a contestant on the SyFy Channel’s hit competition show “Face Off”. Frank shares his techniques, his sources of inspiration and how he keeps his monsters looking fresh and unique. Frank Ippolito has been making monsters since age 10 and is here today to share his story with the Go Creative Show audience. Pirates of the Caribbean Hollywood is a social scene Joining the union Designing a vampire in a new way the differences and similarities of fashion and special effects makeup How does his directing experience influence his makeup career. His experiences on FACE OFF season 1 and 5 Frank's work on Tested.com His podcast CreatureGeeks and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: FrankIppolito.com CreatureGeeks Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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NCIS: NOLA (with Rob Kerkovich) GCS049


Sat, Jan 10, 2015


Today we invite Rob Kerkovich actor, writer who plays Sebastian from the massive CBS show NCIS New Orleans. We discuss the creativity behind acting and how he develops his character. Rob shares his journey from college to comedy troupe to network television and more. Then Paul Antico joins us to discuss his experience with the controversial Atamos Shogun 4K recorder. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Weekly Update - Paul Antico Pauls review of the Atamos Shogun 4K recorder The good, the bad, the even worse! Can the A7S b-cam for the FS7 and F55? Will the plastic casing hold up in the real world? No playback... yet. Your iPhone needs a case.. so does this. The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: The Cavalry by GG Riggs Spotlight: Rob Kerkovich Rob Kerkovich is an actor, writer and currently stars as Sebastian Lund in NCIS: New Orleans on CBS. We discuss Rob’s journey from struggling actor to network star and how he develops his character Sebastian. Rob shares stories about his comedy troupe Summer of Tears and how it opened doors that led to developing projects with NBC and CBS. We also cover his latest project, Tesla and Twain which is likely on its way to being a massive success. But most importantly, he was my good friend from high school and starred in some of my most ridiculous and embarrassing home movies that should never and will never go online… Starring in NCIS: New Orleans Dealing with hate online How to survive the life of a struggling actor. Is New Orleans the new Hollywood? Rob's comedy troupe Summer of Tears How to turn a web series into a network smash How "not caring so much" may land you a dream gig. and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Baby by Summer of Tears Rule Boston Camera FREE live events. Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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DIY DOP (with Adam Starr) GCS048


Mon, Dec 15, 2014


Today we welcome Director of Photography Adam Starr. I call him the DIY DOP because his unconventional and home made camera and lighting tricks have been used on countless commercials, corporate videos and feature films. Adam teaches us his unusual techniques for white balance and in-camera effects plus some inexpensive lighting tricks that will amaze you. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com FREE 10-Day Trial Spotlight - Adam Starr Adam Starr is truly the DIY DOP. With nearly 20 years in the business, Adam is constantly blurring the lines between old and new cinematography techniques with his home-made solutions that anyone can create. Today’s show is a refreshing break from the constant discussion about gear and camera releases. Adam Starr’s approach is pure and simple, be more creative by using what you already own. Why balancing to white is so boring How to make the most out of what you already have. Why old school in-camera effects are sometimes the best option. Home Depot may be the best place to buy your next set of production lighting LED's vs Florescent vs Incandescent How to incorporate solar power onto your next shoot. and more... The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: December Joy by Lost Harmonies Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Improving Your Memory Lynda.com offers a free 10-Day trial SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Lynda.com - You Can Learn It! www.lynda.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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


Wed, Nov 26, 2014


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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com FREE 10-Day Trial Interbee 2014 JVC's new 4K cameras you should know about Tascam DR-70D audio recorder is not just for DLSR's Atamos Shogun 4K recorder is shipping and has big plans for the Sony FS700 Flowcine Puppeteer helps the solo ez-rig camera operators The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Stars in the Rearview Mirror by Pete Morse Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Garage Band Essential Training Lynda.com offers a free 10-Day trial Dan Chung - Sony FS7 Paul Antico's review of the Sony FS7 How does the camera feel under normal use Is the FS7 the C300 killer? Control layout Image Quality Exposure ring and Metabones problems How do A-Mount, E-Mount and EF Mount lenses work on the FS7 Is the EVF much better than the FS700? and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Dan Chungs FS7 Field Report Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Lynda.com - You Can Learn It! www.lynda.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Showrunners (with Des Doyle and Humanity.tv) GCS046


Tue, Nov 11, 2014


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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: High Ballers by GYOM Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Leading and Working in Teams Lynda.com offers a free 10-Day trial 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... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Humanity.TV Showrunners Official Website Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Lynda.com - You Can Learn It! www.lynda.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Gone Girl (with Jeff Cronenweth) GCS045


Thu, Oct 30, 2014


Today we speak with Jeff Cronenweth, the brilliant cinematographer for some of the most iconic films in cinema’s history including Fight Club, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Social Network and the recent hit Gone Girl. Jeff and I discuss his entire career including his stunning portfolio of music videos and commercials, the pro’s and con’s of digital film-making and working with director David Fincher. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com Weekly Update Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Ben announces upcoming guests Ben's new FCPX tutorials available now at Premiumbeat.com/blog Check out videos from past Rule Boston Camera events at Rule.com The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Soaring by Reaktor Productions Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Training Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Spotlight: Jeff Cronenweth is truly one of our most brilliant cinematographers creating films like Fight Club, Girl with the Dragon tattoo, The Social Network and Gone Girl. These collaborations with David Fincher have dazzled audiences around the world, received countless awards and changed cinema forever . Jeff’s un-dying thirst for cinematic innovation has made him an advocate for digital film making and inspired his masterful commercial and music video work. And he speaks all about it today on Go Creative Show. Behind the scenes stories from Fight Club, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network How Jeff created the look of Gone Girl Lighting faces to be evil and beautiful at the same time. Working with Madonna, Michael Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, Taylor Swift and more Working with genius music video director Mark Romanek Jeff's brilliant collaborations with David Fincher Go Creative Show listener questions How Jeff is inspired by his father Jordan Cronenweth How Jeff's commercial work inspires his film work and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Madonna's video for O'Father Music video for Nine Inch Nails Perfect Drug Taylor Swift Shake It Off Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Lynda.com - You Can Learn It! www.lynda.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Production Audio (with Kevin Parker) GCS044


Mon, Oct 20, 2014


Today we speak with Kevin Parker, production sound mixer for feature films, television, documentaries and more. Kevin and I discuss his techniques for capturing sound on set and in the field, proper mic placement, how to hide the lav, and some tips that will help you capture better sound. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the latest industry news. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com Weekly Update Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Ben announces upcoming guests Ben's new FCPX tutorials available now at Premiumbeat.com/blog Sony's new Catalyst Software Panasonic's new firmware GoPro Hero 4K iFootage motion control head, slider. GoPro Gimbal and tripods. Canon 7DM2What's new? The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Crossroads Cool by Cymatix Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Giving Your Elevator Pitch Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Spotlight: From 13 years old, Kevin Parker has been fully immersed in sound. Since then Kevin has captured sound for countless feature films, television series, documentaries, commercials and more including the Showtime series “Brotherhood” and the new film “The Judge”. Kevin and I talk about his career, the differences between mixing sound for news vs feature films and his thoughts on the film industry as a whole. We also discuss his gear package, techniques for capturing the best sound, proper placement of a lavaliere microphone, and simple tips that will help you capture better sound. Kevin's remarkable shift from news to motion picture What is a production audio engineer? What is the creative side to capturing audio Proper lav placement Kevin's tips and tricks for optimum sound in not-so-optimum locations Building the relationship with the DOP and director How to make the best use of your location scout Kevin's favorite gear and why he uses it. Sanken RM-10 Schoeps Shotgun Microphone Sanken CUB microphone and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: The Way Way Back Film Kevin's IMDB Ben's new FCPX tutorial for PremiumBeat.com Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Lynda.com - You Can Learn It! www.lynda.com Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com


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Audio Master Class (With Matt Russell) GCS043


Fri, Oct 10, 2014


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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com Weekly Update Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Go Creative Show celebrates 400,000 downloads Rule Boston Camera Events at Rule.com Register for the RULE Movi Workshop The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Rebel Call by Reaktor Productions Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist iZotope RX4 First Look. A perfect overview of one of the most powerful audio tool available. Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Spotlight: XXX How to balance dialog and music How to make the voice "pop" Cleaning up pops and clicks Managing the engineer / director relationship Matt's strategies for a successful mix The power of iZotope RX4 Line In App Dynamic Spectrum Mapper Rycote Undercovers Izotope RX4 Advanced Waves, One Knob Filter Waves, Renaissance EQ6 Waves, Center Soundtoys, Decapitator and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Gain Structure official website @gainstructure Nick Cardone's Band Smart Kids Band The song Ben and Matt will be making a video for soon. SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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IBC Party 2014 (With Rodney Charters, Dan Chung, Matt Allard and Clinton Harn) GCS042


Wed, Sep 24, 2014


Today we dedicate the entire show to all the news and announcements from this years IBC. IBC is one of the biggest trade shows for video production, and our panel of experts cover all the news and announcements that will certainly shake up our industry. Dan Chung and Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com, film maker Clinton Harn and cinematographer Rodney Charters join me for an epic discussion about the Arri Alexa 65, Sony FS7, lots of lenses, lights and more. Plus the 4K debate lives on! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com Weekly Update Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Rule Boston Camera Events at Rule.com Sony FS7 Arri Alexa 65 The great 4K debate The new Varicam 35 Footage Zeiss Loxia Lenses Flexible LED L’aigle Exoskeleton Hillrigs portable dolly system Tokina 11-16mm Mark II PL Version and more... The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Clowning Around by Shaun Frearson Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist IOS 8 New Features. Lynda is always ready with tutorials for all the new operating systems on day 1 of release. Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Rodney Charters Official Website


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7 Deadly Sins (with Zak Mulligan and Matt Allard) GCS041


Wed, Sep 10, 2014


Today we speak Zak Mulligan, award winning cinematographer and director of photography for feature films, commercials, music videos and the brilliant new Morgan Spurlock documentary series, 7 Deadly Sins on Showtime. We discuss his gear and lighting package, his experiences screening films at Sundance, being nominated for an Academy Award and all the shooting and lighting techniques that make 7 Deadly Sins a visual powerhouse. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the hottest news in our production industry. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com Weekly Update Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Go Creative Show is close to 400K downloads Rule Boston Camera Events at Rule.com Sony F5 gets a 4K Hack A Go Pro in an ENG camera? Panasonic X1000 is announced BMCC 4K gets in-cameara SSD formatting Loxia announces new full frame lenses for Emounts SteadXP may change the world of video stabilization The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this weeks full track: Right Behind The Fence The Lost Harmonies Ben's Lynda.com Podcast Playlist Finding A Work-Life Fit. I think this is an essential course for everyone, especially the Go Creative Show audience. Lynda.com offers a free 7-Day trial Spotlight: Zak Mulligan is an award winning cinematographer and director of photography for countless feature films, music videos, commercials and more. His latest project, the Morgan Spurlock documentary series “7 Deadly Sins” is possibly one of the most visually stunning documentary shows on tv. Zak and I discuss his Academy Award nominated film “Open Heart” and his experiences screening a film at Sundance. We also cover his vast commercial and music video career as well as Zak’s advice for aspiring cinematographers. And of course we dive deep into his gear package and geek out about cameras, lighting and more. Lighting to be dark What does it REALLY mean to be an Academy Award nominee A passion for documentary How Ted and Hollis got started in comedy Zak's experience screening a film at Sundance Getting a film on Netflix Why Zak loves the MOVI Why sometimes the best lighting could be no lighting Making boring subjects look amazing and more... SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Open Heart Film Obselidia Feature Film Zak's amazing commercial for GE Official website for BC Media Productions.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Teachers Lounge (with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James) GCS040


Thu, Aug 28, 2014


Today we speak with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James, comedians and creators of the new web series “Teachers Lounge”. We discuss the pros and cons of self-distributing online, pitching to comedy central, working with Alec Baldwin, Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell and more. Plus their experiences from over 20 years of standup comedy. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Sharknado (with Vashi Nedomansky and Matt Allard) GCS039


Tue, Aug 19, 2014


Today we speak with film editor, Vashi Nedomansky his wildly successful campy mega-hit, Sharknado 2. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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The Killing (with Gregory Middleton) GCS038


Wed, Aug 06, 2014


Today we invite Gregory Middleton, cinematographer and director of photography for the AMC and Netflix series The Killing. We discuss how Netflix saved the show, the new visual direction of season 4, the film industry in Vancouver and more. Plus Gregory shares insight into his next project Game Of Thrones! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Communicate / Collaborate (with Emery Wells and Andrew Hurteau) GCS037


Sun, Jul 27, 2014


Today we are joined by two experts to help us better communicate and collaborate. First, Andrew Hurteau, a presentation and communication skills coach shares tips on how to better present yourself and your ideas. Then Emery Wells, the co-founder of Frame.io joins us to discuss how to effectively collaborate with your team and clients, and how Frame.io could be the best tool to do that. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss all the latest industry news. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Drone Zone (with Paul Antico, Jos Stiglingh and More) GCS036


Tue, Jul 15, 2014


Today we are covering Drone videography from all sides with four fantastic guests starting with Jos Stiglingh the creator of the mega-viral video “Fireworks filmed with a drone”. Then we are joined by two lawyers, Matt Saunders, a copyright attorney who discusses the legality of drones and the copyright issues that go with it and Jonathan Rupprecht, an attorney, commercial pilot and unmanned aircraft consultant that discusses the current FAA regulations. And finally, we invite Paul Antico, film maker and drone enthusiast, to talk about how he captures, grades and edits footage shot with a Go Pro and the DJI Phantom. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Productive Fitness (with Zack Arnold and Matt Allard) GCS035


Tue, Jul 01, 2014


Today we talk about staying fit in the production industry. Lets face it, many of us are behind a desk for most of the day but thankfully film editor Zack Arnold created FitnessInPost.com to help all of us live a healthier life, and he’s on the show today. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to talk about the news from Broadcast Asia and how the controversial Sony A7S is the new Low-Light King! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Louie Land (With Paul Koestner and Nate Weber) GCS034


Tue, Jun 24, 2014


Today we speak with Paul Koestner, Director of Photography for the hit comedy series Louie on FX. Paul talks about the challenges and rewards of shooting for the brilliant comedic mind of Louie CK, working with Red Cameras and why the cast and crew of Louie hardly ever rehearse. Plus Nate Weber talks all about CineGear 2014! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Fargo Fever (with Dana Gonzales and Matt Allard) GCS033


Wed, Jun 04, 2014


Today we speak with Dana Gonzales, Director of Photography for the FX television series FARGO. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us for a discussion on how social media and journalism coexist plus his experience with the Panasonic 4K Varicam 35. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Wedding Films (with Christian Nachtrieb and Joe Simon) GCS032


Thu, May 22, 2014


Today we explore the art of the wedding film and how its evolved into a cinematic experience. Christian Nachtrieb from Brighter Lights Media shares tips for finding and managing customers, what to charge, what cameras he uses, his upcoming 4K wedding and the dreaded Bride-Zilla! Plus Joe Simon from The Delivery Men shares his experience with the Panasonic GH4. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Toy Time (with Sarah Baskin) GCS031


Mon, May 12, 2014


Today I’m joined by Sarah Baskin, senior brand manager at Leapfrog. Sarah is a toy marketer who produces tv commercials, web videos and transmedia stories for the children’s toy industry. Sarah shares tips on marketing to kids and moms, directing children on set and her previous career writing for The Apprentice and other hit reality shows. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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Motion Matters (with Vincent Laforet) GCS030


Thu, May 01, 2014


Today we welcome commercial director and filmmaker Vincent Laforet. Vincent talks about everything from his award winning photography for the New York Times to his DOP and Directing work for brands like Reebok, Pepsi. Plus we learn more about his upcoming workshop “Directing Motion” which is touring the country now! The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler - www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - www.rule.com PremiumBeat.com NewsShooter.com Lynda.com


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NAB Party 2014 (with Dan Chung and Matt Allard) GCS029


Mon, Apr 21, 2014


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we cover all the news and releases from NAB 2014 with Dan Chung and Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com.


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Mad Men Mania (With Chris Manley, ASC) GCS028


Thu, Apr 03, 2014


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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One Man Band (With Shane Reynolds) GCS027


Mon, Mar 24, 2014


Today we speak with Shane Reynolds, AKA Shane-O the host and producer for a variety of travel programs on National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel and more. With over 15 years experience, Shane has mastered the 1-man-band approach to video production and has done so while traveling the world. We discuss his camera package, mobile edit suite, managing budgets and more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler (www.kesslercrane.com), Rule Boston Camera (www.rule.com), PremiumBeat.com. and NewsShooter (NewsShooter.com) Weekly Update Odessey 7Q gets ProRes and FS700 Raw Zacuto's First Look at the Panasonic GH4 5 Tips for working in High Frame Rates BC Media Productions releases 4 new TV commercials for Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Rule Boston Camera events in March The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this week's full track here: Right in Front of your Face By Brightside Studio Spotlight: Shane Reynolds Shane Reynolds is an award winning producer, director and editor who’s production company, Color Earth, has produced documentaries, tv series and online programming that aired internationally on networks such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, BBC and more. With over 15 years of experience Shane has redefined the 1-man-band approach to video production and has shot all over the world. We discuss his camera package and editing platform, managing budgets and working with networks, producing for web vs television and of course stories from his experiences shooting in nearly every continent around the globe. Redefining the One-Man-Band approach to video production Living and working in Nashville Working for Discovery Channel Working in Africa Shooting in the Sahara How to manage a budget Transition from a music to a video career How to "weed out" serious clients Producing a web series vs a tv series And much more. SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: Shanes production company ColorEarth.tv Color Earth facebook page SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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American Horror Story (With Michael Goi and Matt Allard) GCS026


Tue, Mar 11, 2014


Today we speak with Michael Goi, ASC, Director of Photography for American Horror Story. Michael shares his experiences as a former ASC president, shooting Glee, The New Normal, Amerian Horror Story and directing his film Megan is Missing. Plus Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com joins us to talk about the KiniMax 6K camera, the Panasonic 4K Varicam and more. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler (www.kesslercrane.com), Rule Boston Camera (www.rule.com), PremiumBeat.com. and NewsShooter (NewsShooter.com)


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House of Cards (With Igor Martinovic) GCS025


Mon, Feb 24, 2014


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. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler (www.kesslercrane.com), Rule Boston Camera (www.rule.com), PremiumBeat.com. and NewsShooter (NewsShooter.com) Weekly Update MoVI Demo at Rule on Feb 26 more info at Rule.com Ben will do a FCPX 10.1 demo on a new MacPro at the upcoming BOSCPUG event on February 25. Visit BOSCPUG.org for more/span> 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 The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this week's full track here: Turn It On By GYOM 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. SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: www.igormartinovic.com Igor's Vimeo Page Man On Wire Homepage SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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The Fenwick Factor (With Chris Fenwick and Illya Friedman) GCS024


Tue, Feb 11, 2014


Today we speak with professional editor, podcaster and post production guru Chris Fenwick. Chris shares his experiences from an over 30 year long career in broadcast television and post production. Including his work with Slice Editorial and his extremely successful podcasts Digital Cinema Cafe and FCPX Grill. We cover editing philosophies, gear, techniques and more. Plus Illya Friedman from Hot Rod Cameras joins us to share his experience shooting with the newly announced Panasonic GH4 4K camera. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler (www.kesslercrane.com), Rule Boston Camera (www.rule.com), PremiumBeat.com. and NewsShooter (NewsShooter.com) Weekly Update MoVI Demo at Rule on Feb 26 more info at Rule.com Ben will do a FCPX 10.1 demo on a new MacPro at the upcoming BOSCPUG event on February 25. Visit BOSCPUG.org for more/span> Alex Buono explains how he shot a new skit for Saturday Night Live How to properly hide your Lav Mics NBC chooses Sony cameras for the Olympics Blackmagic Production camera starts shipping at a lower price Illya Friedman from Hot Rod Cameras talks about his experience with the Panasonic GH4 The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this week's full track here: Pay It Forward By Olive Musique Spotlight: Chris Fenwick Chris Fenwick has a 30 year history of creating broadcast television and corporate video projects that started years before even owning a computer. In 2007 Chris joined Slice Editorial in Oakland, CA where he produces video for Fortune 100 companies. In late 2008 Chris embraced the DSLR revolution and quickly became an expert on its post production workflow. He also was an early adopter of Final Cut Pro X and began sharing his experiences online through tutorials, blogs and social media. As Co-Host of digitalCINEMAcafe and Host of FCPX Grill, Chris has enjoyed sharing his thoughts and views on the world of digital cinema and post production and we talk about it all on today’s show. Chris's editing workstation Chris's two podcasts Social media tips Editing philosophies and techniques FCPX The DSLR Revolution Tools VS. Talent The role of the editor And much more. SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: DigitalCinemaCafe.com ChrisFenwick.com HotRodCameras.com SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Podcasting 101 (With Daniel J. Lewis) GCS023


Wed, Feb 05, 2014


Today we speak with Daniel J. Lewis award winning entrepreneur, podcaster and consultant who has made a career teaching people how to produce, distribute and monetize their own podcasts. Consider today’s episode a FREE consultation with one of the best podcast consultants in the world. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com announces pricing and pre-order information for the new Arri Amira. The Go Creative Show is supported by Kessler (www.kesslercrane.com), Rule Boston Camera (www.rule.com), PremiumBeat.com. and NewsShooter (NewsShooter.com) Weekly Update MoVI Demo at Rule on Feb 26 more info at Rule.com Ben will do a FCPX 10.1 demo on a new MacPro at the upcoming BOSCPUG event on February 25. Visit BOSCPUG.org for more/span> Sony removes "NEX" from their lenses, confused? Read this Make fake guns look real for less than $10. Simple easy and effective props. Dan Chung joins us to talk about the price and pre-order announcement for the Arri Amira The PremiumBeat.com Song of the Week Listen to this week's full track here: Lucky Strike By Reaktor Productions Spotlight: Daniel J. Lewis, Podcast Consultant and Internet Entrepreneur Daniel J. Lewis is an award-winning podcaster and entrepreneur who has made a successful career helping others launch and improve their own podcasts. Daniel has created training resources and podcasting tools, offers one-on-one consulting, designs websites and speaks at seminars geared toward helping others make their podcasts amazing. We cover everything from how to name your podcast, how frequently should you produce a podcast, how to distribute via iTunes and Sticher and how to make money with your podcast. Daniel also hosts a network of award winning shows covering everything from how to podcast (The Audacity to Podcast), clean comedy and even a show dedicated to ABC’s hit drama “once upon a time” And most importantly of course.. Daniel was my consultant while launching Go Creative Show. People around the world pay to have access to Daniels techniques and training but today you all get him for FREE. Daniel's Noodle.mx podcast network How to properly name your podcast How often should you podcast How to make money from your podcast Tips for recording great audio Compression techniques How to get your podcast on iTunes, Stitcher and more Don't be afraid to ask for donations And much more. SOME LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE: The Audacity To Podcast Idustrial Revolution BC Media Productions SUBSCRIBE: SHOW SUPPORTERS: Kessler - Innovative Tools for Filmmaking www.kesslercrane.com Rule Boston Camera - Buy. Rent. Create. www.rule.com PremiumBeat - Exclusive Royalty-Free Music and Sound www.premiumbeat.com NewsShooter - Making the real world look as good as cinema NewsShooter.com


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Mix to Pix (With Matt Russell and Matt Allard) GCS022


Thu, Jan 23, 2014


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Matt Russell, musician, producer and audio-for-picture engineer who’s worked with national recording artists.


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Zero Gravity (With Tim Webber and Peter Wiggins) GCS021


Mon, Jan 06, 2014


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Tim Webber the brilliant visual effects supervisor for blockbusters like Avatar, The Dark Knight and Gravity.


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FCPX-mas (With Mark Spencer and Steve Martin) GCS020


Fri, Dec 20, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we celebrate the big Final Cut Pro 10.1 and Mac Pro release with Mark Spencer and Steve Martin from RippleTraining.com.


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Shooting Disasters (With Matt Allard) GCS019


Wed, Dec 11, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Matthew Allard A.C.S., camera operator for Aljazeera English who covers devastating natural disasters.


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Hurl World (With Shane Hurlbut) GCS018


Wed, Dec 04, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C, the world-renowned cinematographer for 18 feature films including Terminator: Salvation.


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Vine Star (With KC James and Dan Chung) GCS017


Tue, Nov 26, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Vine Megastar, KC James who built an audience of over 2.5 million followers in less than one year.


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Creative Anarchy (With Paul Maibaum, DP of Sons of Anarchy) GCS016


Wed, Nov 13, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Paul Maibaum ASC, director of photography for the hit television series, Sons of Anarchy.


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HBO’s VICE (With Jerry Ricciotti and Dan Meyers) GCS015


Tue, Nov 05, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Cameraman Jerry Ricciotti and Equipment Manager Dan Meyer from the HBO Documentary Series VICE.


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Hi Larry (with Larry Jordan and Alex Gollner) GCS014


Tue, Oct 29, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with the internationally-renowned trainer and consultant Larry Jordan, the guru of all post production applications.


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Film Score and More (With Haim Mazar and Matt Allard) GCS013


Tue, Oct 22, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Hollywood film composer Haim Mazar who recently scored the film, The Iceman, starring Michael Shannon.


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Vashi Visuals (With Film Editor, Vashi Nedomansky) GCS012


Wed, Oct 16, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with film editor Vashi Nedomansky, on post production, editing comedy, and commercial vs film work.


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Boardwalk Inspire (With David Franco, DP of Boardwalk Empire) GCS011


Wed, Oct 09, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with David Franco, the brilliant Director of Photography for Boardwalk Empire, about his shooting techniques.


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Filmmaking From All Fronts (With James Franklin, Dave Basulto, Chris Byers) GCS010


Wed, Sep 25, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we discuss film-making from all fronts including Dave Basulto, James Franklin, and Chris Byers.


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IBC Party (With Matt Allard, Clinton Harn and Sean Mullen) GCS009


Wed, Sep 18, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we visit IBC's annual event for professionals engaged in the creation of entertainment and news content worldwide.


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Inside Burn Notice (With Zack Arnold, Editor and Dan Chung) GCS008


Tue, Sep 10, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we talk post production and special effects with Zack Arnold, the editor for USA's hit television show Burn Notice.


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Breaking Bad Breakdown (with Michael Slovis, Director of Photography) GCS007


Tue, Aug 27, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we sit down with Michael Slovis, Director of Photography of AMC's hit television show AMC's, Breaking Bad.


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Lighting Maroon 5 (With Matt Guminski and Philip Hodgetts) GCS006


Wed, Aug 21, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we sit down with the Maroon 5 Lighting Director Matt Guminski to talk about how brings their show to life.


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Video Static (With Steven Gottlieb) GCS005


Thu, Aug 15, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Steven Gottlieb, founder of VideoStatic.com, a website dedicated to music videos and their creative community.


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Pure Logic (With Dot Bustelo, Alex Gollner & Mike Trigg) GCS004


Wed, Aug 07, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, Ben Consoli of BC Media Productions talks to Dot Bustelo, Logic Pro expert and trainer about Logic Pro X.


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Bullet Proof (with Aharon Rabinowitz from Red Giant) GCS003


Tue, Jul 30, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, we speak with Special Effect and Motion Graphics guru and Red Giant Director of Communities, Aharon Rabinowitz and more.


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New Hope Film Festival (With Christina Crawford) GCS002


Wed, Jul 24, 2013


In this Go Creative Show podcast, Ben heads to the New Hope Film Festival and interviews the Legendary author, Christina Crawford, author of Mommie Dearest.


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