From every corner of the event filmmaking and photography worlds there is talk about music licensing and the state of the industry now that major record companies have actually sued some high profile wedding filmmakers. I want to publicly say thank you to Joe Simon for being so open about his ordeal in this written […]Read more "Podcast Rewind with Joe Simon, Kirby Ferguson and David Robin"
An incredibly open and informative guest interview with super star wedding filmmaker Joe Simon is one you must read today.Read more "The Music Licensing Chickens Have Come Home to Roost in Wedding and Event Videography"
You’ve waited patiently for a whole month. Now it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The gripping conclusion to my provocative, educational and inspirational interview with the DSLR Three Amigos: Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian, and Joe Simon. This episode is a doozy!Read more "Crossing the 180 #41: Kevin Shahinian, Patrick Moreau and Joe Simon Part 2"
My three guests today need no introduction. If you’ve done even a modicum of research in the field of DSLR filmmaking, you know who these guys are. Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon are names practically synonymous with the craft. And today on Crossing the 180 we have all three of them at once. […]Read more "Crossing the 180—The Big 4-0: Patrick Moreau of StillMotion, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon Part 1"
You are sitting in the room with three of the most celebrated and talented event filmmakers on the planet. DSLR masters of light and sound. Cinematic auteurs through and through. You are given the microphone and have just one question to ask one or all of them. What would that question be? Would you waste […]Read more "What Question Would You Ask Patrick Moreau, Joe Simon or Kevin Shahinian?"
Boy, the professional wedding filmmaking industry has had an exciting past three months, most notably because of the same number of viral videos by three leaders in the industry. First David Robin’s “Dirty Bit” wedding day music video. Next up was Loyd Calomay’s “Inception Reception” concept video. Now, last week, BMX and wedding filmmaker extraordinaire […]Read more "The Double Edged Sword of Pro Wedding Videos Going Viral"
Two of my colleagues and friends are offering an incredible educational experience. Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon (two of the most talented event filmmakers on the planet) will be teaching about DSLR filmmaking in beautiful Cabo San Luca and Cancun, Mexico (November 7-8 and 14-15, respectively). Here’s what they have to say about it: What […]Read more "A DSLR Filmmaking Workshop You Won't Want to Miss"