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Colin and Samir are a filmmaking and hosting duo based out of downtown Los Angeles. They are comprised of Colin Rosenblum and Samir Chaudry, both of which are founding members of The Lacrosse Network(TLN), a popular media destination for the sport of lacrosse. In 2014 TLN was acquired by New York-based media company Whistle Sports and both Colin and Samir became employees of the company. During this time they were responsible for executing branded content deals with Nike, Under Armour, Marriott, Gatorade, and General Mills among others. In 2016 they left Whistle Sports to start a media company of their own. Their content can be found on YouTube at YouTube.com/ColinandSamir. They remain hosts and creative consultants to Whistle Sports/TLN.

Colin and Samir are a filmmaking and hosting duo based out of downtown Los Angeles. They are comprised of Colin Rosenblum and Samir Chaudry, both of which are founding members of The Lacrosse Network(TLN), a popular media destination for the sport of lacrosse. In 2014 TLN was acquired by New York-based media company Whistle Sports and both Colin and Samir became employees of the company. During this time they were responsible for executing branded content deals with Nike, Under Armour, Marriott, Gatorade, and General Mills among others. In 2016 they left Whistle Sports to start a media company of their own. Their content can be found on YouTube at YouTube.com/ColinandSamir. They remain hosts and creative consultants to Whistle Sports/TLN.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Colin and Samir are a filmmaking and hosting duo based out of downtown Los Angeles. They are comprised of Colin Rosenblum and Samir Chaudry, both of which are founding members of The Lacrosse Network(TLN), a popular media destination for the sport of lacrosse. In 2014 TLN was acquired by New York-based media company Whistle Sports and both Colin and Samir became employees of the company. During this time they were responsible for executing branded content deals with Nike, Under Armour, Marriott, Gatorade, and General Mills among others. In 2016 they left Whistle Sports to start a media company of their own. Their content can be found on YouTube at YouTube.com/ColinandSamir. They remain hosts and creative consultants to Whistle Sports/TLN.

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English

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Episodes

Building a long lasting brand with Professional Lacrosse Player Kyle Harrison

8/13/2018
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This week on the Colin and Samir Podcast, we are really excited to have our good friend Kyle Harrison joining us. Kyle is a professional lacrosse player that Colin and I both looked up to when we were young lacrosse players. As most of you probably know, Colin and I both grew up playing lacrosse - and as we grew our first company, The Lacrosse Network, we actually got to make videos with Kyle and through that process, we became close friends. Something really interesting about our...

Duration:01:02:33

Facing your fears, Conquering Imperfection and Daily Vlogging with Cody Wanner

8/6/2018
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Today on the podcast we are joined by YouTube Creator: Cody Wanner Cody is a daily vlogger who’s goal is to encourage the Doers, he is also responsible for the no small creator movement - a movement that suggests that there is no such thing as a small creator, whether you are creating for an audience of 1 or 1 million, the concept of creation is so large that the term small creator sounds ridiculous Cody’s content has picked up a lot of traction recently after his collaboration with...

Duration:00:51:40

Legally Blind Filmmaker James Rath on Accessibility, Self-Acceptance and Overcoming Adversity

7/30/2018
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On this episode of the Colin and Samir Podcast we interview legally blind filmmaker James Rath. James is an incredibly inspiring creator - he makes awesome content for his YouTube Channel, he directs commercials for big brands and he consults on accessibility features for tech and gaming companies. We first met James through a cold email he sent us, we ended up getting coffee and making a video together. Here is that video: https://youtu.be/71Dl3eKi78E Check out James' Channel:...

Duration:01:03:05

How to send cold emails and bring your ideas to life: Madison Dye, Aerospace Engineer

7/23/2018
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On this weeks episode we sit down with Aerospace engineer, Madison Dye....Madison is also the editor / producer of our podcast. We met Madison the way we meet a lot of people - through a cold email. Maddy sent us an email a few months back and suggested we start a podcast and 6 months later, here we are recording our 13th episode of the Colin and Samir Podcast. For those of you who don't know, Colin and I actually met through a cold email - I saw some videos he was making and sent him an...

Duration:00:49:29

Instagram Robots and The Future of Storytelling with Filmmaker Kerry Furrh

7/16/2018
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This week on the podcast Kerry Furrh joins us to talk about Instagram robots and the future of storytelling. Kerry is an extremely talented writer, director, filmmaker who we collaborate with on a regular basis. Most recently we made a video about Lil Miquela - a computer-generated Instagram influencer with other 1.2 million followers. On this episode, we talk to Kerry about her career as a filmmaker as well as the future of storytelling. You can check out our YouTube video on this topic...

Duration:00:50:12

Conquering your Fears, Jumping out of Planes and Self Storytelling: Skydiving with Josh Rottman

7/9/2018
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On this episode we do something a bit different, we are bringing you a long with us as we conquer one of our biggest fears: Skydiving. Colin is afraid of heights and Samir is a very anxious flyer - so we figured we should combine the two and jump out of a plane. We started recording before we jumped and picked back up after the jump and by the end we are joined by our friend Josh Rottman. Josh is the one who actually took us skydiving, he's an incredibly talented cinematographer and is...

Duration:00:51:21

Lessons from traveling around the world in a car: Alex Portera of The Nowhere Men

6/25/2018
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On this episode, we talk to Alex Portera of The Nowhere Men. The Nowhere Men is a traveling group of filmmakers who have a really simple philosophy - they believe that everyone has a story to tell. They’ve traveled across 35 different countries over the past 4 years - mostly by car and they filmed all of it. They learned a lot about themselves and about travel and film the most importantly they learned about the kindness of strangers. Alex tells us some amazing stories in this episode, we...

Duration:00:59:26

Bringing an idea to life and dropping the term "YouTuber" : Your Questions Answered

6/18/2018
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This week we decided to experiment with the format of this podcast. We decided to wear wireless lav mics and walk around Venice beach answering the questions that you put in the reviews of our show. The idea came from a conversation we had about "Daily Vlogging" in podcast form and what that would be like, we thought it would be interesting to hear what it sounded like to go through daily life with a mic on. Let us know what you think about this episode and of this format, you can tweet...

Duration:00:30:18

Ask us Questions: Show Update #1

6/12/2018
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Hey Everyone - just a quick update from us: On next week's episode we are doing a Q & A, so we're asking our audience to rate & review our podcast and leave a question in your review. Whichever platform you listen on, you can review the podcast there and leave a question in your review. We'll pick out our favorite ones and answer them on next weeks episode.

Duration:00:01:44

Dealing with Creative Block and Burn Out

6/10/2018
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This week on the Colin and Samir Podcast we are opening up about mental health as creators and avid social media users. Nobody can stay in perfect mental health 100% of the time, but just like we train our bodies at the gym and with personal trainers we can train our mind to be happier and healthier with certain tools and trained Mental Health Professionals. We chose this topic because lately we've been feeling a little bit "burnt out" ourselves. We've talked with other creators about this...

Duration:00:39:28

The Future of Live Entertainment: HQ Trivia, Twitch and Logan Paul vs KSI

6/4/2018
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Since its inception live entertainment has been dominated by sporting events and major networks, but with the advent of live video game streaming, YouTuber boxing, and HQ trivia we think the future of live entertainment will belong to the online creators. When we got our start in live streaming back in 2012 with The Lacrosse Network, live-streaming was difficult to pull off and expensive to produce. Today, anyone can go live straight from their phone. So whether it's through Instagram...

Duration:00:47:56

How to Sell Your Movie to Netflix with Filmmaker Matt D'avella

5/22/2018
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Matt D'avella is an award-winning documentary filmmaker best known for his movie Minimalism. Matt has done something that Colin and I have always wanted to do, make a movie and sell it to Netflix. Matt asked us to be on his podcast and after we were done recording the episode we kept the mics on and asked him some questions. Make sure to check out Matt on YouTube where he releases The Ground Up Show (his podcast) in full along with insightful tips for aspiring creatives.

Duration:00:21:57

Jake & Josh: building a World Record Trick Shot Channel on YouTube, Sending Cold Emails, and Making the content you want to make.

5/16/2018
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Jake & Josh are creators who've grown to over 140,000 subscribers on YouTube in just under 9 months. They perform trick shots and break World Records every Wednesday. Josh Horton is one of the best jugglers in the world and performs regularly on primetime tv shows as well as in person during the halftime shows of major sporting events. He also has a background in social media which we get into in detail on the podcast.He met his counterpart Jake by sending him a cold email after watching...

Duration:00:59:54

Jack Coyne on working with Casey Neistat, Beme News and Finding your own voice as a YouTuber

5/14/2018
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Jack Coyne is a filmmaker and YouTuber based out of New York City that got his start working for Casey Neistat. After a complete overhaul of the company by CNN, Beme was restructured and Jack was let go. Within days of the news Jack released a video on his personal YouTube channel that garnered over 1.2 million views and launched his career as a YouTuber. Shortly after, we went on a road trip with Jack and documented the entire journey. Watch the story here: The Jack Coyne Chronicles....

Duration:01:13:03

Why Every YouTuber Has a Podcast

5/8/2018
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You Might notice that YouTubers are starting podcasts. But why would video creators be interested in audio? We break down our reasons for why it makes sense that YouTubers are starting podcasts in 2018. This is also the topic of our most recent YouTube video, check it out at YouTube.com/ColinandSamir

Duration:00:26:33

Creative Partnerships

5/7/2018
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One of the most commonly asked questions is how did we meet and how does our partnership work? We’ve found it’s fairly unique to have a creative partnership like we have. So we decided to dedicate our first episode to breaking down our creative partnership and give you tips on how to successfully collaborate with others.

Duration:01:02:58

Podcast Trailer

5/7/2018
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Hi we’re Colin and Samir, creative entrepreneurs that love talking about online video and entertainment. We’ll break down the latest trends and bring on friends to talk about their experiences as online video creators. Subscribe for a new podcast every Monday.

Duration:00:02:26