The term “game changer” gets thrown around so much lately, I think people are forgetting what it really takes for something to TRULY be deemed a “game changer.”Read more "What Really Makes a “Game Changer”"
Carl is host of the most popular photography, filmmaking and post-production podcast on iTunes. He has some great business advice for you professional videographers and filmmakers out there.Read more "Carl Olson of The Digital Film Podcast (x180-089)"
Today’s guest would probably classify himself as an advanced beginner. But he’s a “beginner” that has a huge following. His popular YouTube channel has over 35,000 subscribers and over 6.9 million views. What started as a way to share with the world his journey learning how to shoot video with DSLRs, has turned into a […]Read more "Dave Dugdale of LearningDSLRVideo.com (x180-088)"
So what are you anyway? A videographer? Fimmaker? Cinematographer? We have so many names we call ourselves, it’s no wonder clients (and colleagues) are confused.Read more "Are the Myriad of Names in Filmmaking Helping or Hurting the Industry?"
One of the touchiest debates you can get into with a filmmaker or photographer is what it takes to be considered a REAL filmmaker or photographer. So, let’s get into it!Read more "What Makes a Person a True Filmmaker, Photographer or Professional"
First, let me start by saying that my blog post title today is totally tongue-in-cheek. Just a provocative title to make a subtle point and not in anyway meant as an indictment against Vincent. In fact, it’s a testament to his groundbreaking work in DSLR filmmaking and the impact his little film “Reverie” has had. […]Read more "FCPX and the Death of Final Cut Pro 7 is All Vincent Laforet’s Fault (or Why I think FCPX is Aimed Squarely at Photographers)"
First there was Scorcese and Last Temptation of Christ. Then there was the uproar over Dan Brown’s The DaVinci Code and Ron Howard’s film adaptation. Now: Cinema Cake has gotten into the mix? Huh? Yes, that’s right. Cinema Cake. That is the name of the studio owned by Dave Williams, a wedding and event filmmaker […]Read more "When Art and the Catholic Church Collide"
Yesterday’s post about this Epson ad caused quite a stir. Definitely was one of my most read blog posts this year. The discussion raised an interesting topic: has the advent of steadicams and jibs at weddings taken the art form too far? Some would say that the stunning results are worth the slight intrusion. Others […]Read more "Has Wedding Filmmaking Gone Too Far? Too Hollywood?"
“You need to invest in yourself before you can expect others to invest in you.” ~ Patrick Moreau (inspired by Michael Y. Wong) How does a wedding videographer get hired by the NFL to create a series of videos from the Super Bowl to the Draft? Or get recruited by Canon to do a national […]Read more "C180-018: Patrick Moreau of StillMotion"