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7: Aaron McCann

Today we talk to actor and writer and director Aaron McCann about his career and his newest film Top Knot Detective. 00:34 How did you get started? 3:10 Directors Cut 4:20 Approaching Zac Hilditch to colour grade his film. 5:29 getting funding for short film perished &:24 Henry and Aaron shorts 9:45 The Ballad of Danny Danielson...


6: Story Telling with David

Today's episode is with writer/ director/storyteller David Vincent Smith 1:50 How did you get started? 4:50 What did you do directly after film school? 5:20 “we just went out and we shot stuff all the time” 6:29 When doing small projects would you set goals for yourself? 7:20 Did you do any crew work? 10:10 “You make a half good short film and you get lured into thinking that’s what good film making is.” 10:42 “ I feel like I’m now a professional amateur” 12:44 So what was your next step...


5: Getting Creative with Psembi

Talking to the multi-talented Creative Director Psembi Kinstan about how he got his start out of High school through to being the youngest ever Creative Director at Y&R London. I mean seriously just check out his website 00:10 Tell us about yourself 2:05 “ I left High school when I was quite young, I literally had no idea what I wanted to study” 2:20 working on radio 3:00 getting a job on Children’s TV I mean from here to about 10:00 is just Ben and Psembi reminiscing about...


Episode 4: with Amy Jo

We talk to Minneapolis based Accounts Director Amy Jo Preisler about how she got started in the advertising industry. 0:54 Where she came from 1:23 Whats the difference between advertising and marketing? 4:03 Discussing the Account Supervisor job 4:14 How did you get started? 6:25 "They took a chance on me and here I am" 7:47 "you learn best on the job" 8:01 "I thought I would be a designer" 8:23 I felt more creative thinking about the strategy" 9:17 What are some of the reasons you would...


Episode 3: Who is Ben?

00:46- A different sort of episode today. 00:49 - FYI the German TV show was called Bronski and Bernstein. Its great. 01:17 - Ben's first degree and what he studied. 02:08 - "Ben have you considered teaching" 02:28 - Ben has no talent. 03:43 - Editing a doco for Public Access TV 06:11 - If you don't aspire to be anything why do you bother to do this? 07:45 - Working on Trapped 08:57 - "You're not saving lives" 09:07 - "The camera operator or DOP has to be the gentleman of the set" 10:59 -...


Episode 2: Building Empires with Grant

Interview with Grant Sputore, director and one of the founders of the Penguin Empire. How did you decide you wanted to work in film? 03:24 Grant discusses film school 04:33 Book reccomendations! 05:50 Directing Actors Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for Film & Television Story Story: Substance, Structure, Style and the Principles of Screenwriting A discussion on film structures 07:04 "A films only job is to entertain you" 07:42 Grant discusses the early days of the...


Episode 1: sound with Owen

Interview with Owen Hughes-Odgers, location sound recordist and drone pilot. "If it's remote, isolated, dusty or on fire" 2:10 When did Owen decide he wanted to work in film? 2:28 "I'm in two minds about my studying" 4:44 "Is it important to align yourself with mentors?" 7:00 Owen talks about his thesis on sound. 7:43 Owen discusses leaving university and entering the film industry 9;14 "It was the classic indie film producer call "We have an amazing DOP and a massive camera and we can't...