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The BlatzCast

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The BlatzCast is a Podcast designed for you to hear stories from people in the inner workings of the film industry. Independent videographer and entrepreneur Michael Blatz sits down with a variety of film creatives and entrepreneurs to discuss individual success, What their story is, and what it takes to make it.

The BlatzCast is a Podcast designed for you to hear stories from people in the inner workings of the film industry. Independent videographer and entrepreneur Michael Blatz sits down with a variety of film creatives and entrepreneurs to discuss individual success, What their story is, and what it takes to make it.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The BlatzCast is a Podcast designed for you to hear stories from people in the inner workings of the film industry. Independent videographer and entrepreneur Michael Blatz sits down with a variety of film creatives and entrepreneurs to discuss individual success, What their story is, and what it takes to make it.

Language:

English

Contact:

780-257-2715


Episodes

S1EP13 - The Making of The Orbs & How to Get Started, With Aaron Glanfield

10/7/2020
Aaron had always been a creative guy, coming up with original ideas and envisioning films that he would one day make. I sit down to talk with my friend and colleague about how he got started working in film and how he learned through trial and error to make his visions come to life on the big screen. Aaron and I recently worked together on a short film called The Orbs that is in submission in the My Rode Reel film competition. Check out the links below to watch and vote! Vote! Vote!...

Duration:00:50:15

S1EP12 - Composing Music, with Nathaniel Sutton

9/28/2020
Nathaniel Sutton has dedicated his life to making and sharing music. Working as a composer for over 2 years now, Nathaniel Sutton has a variety of experience composing music for short / feature length films and using his musical talents while on stage as Brother Octopus. Michael Blatz sits down with Nathaniel Sutton to talk about how he got started, what kind of schooling he did, and his new Music For Film Business that is available for filmmakers to compose an original music piece for there...

Duration:00:45:12

S1EP11 - The Importance of Community & Making You’re Way into Film, with Jill Maria Robinson

7/13/2020
Jill Maria Robinson to talk about how she got started working in the film industry and how that lead her to start I'm Here With Magazine. She talks about the value of community and the important things a person should do and keep in mind to work and achieve success in the industry. Jill is a known Actor, PR, and Publisher from Romania, adopted and raised in Calgary, AB. Jill Maria is most known for her principle acting role as Vivie, on the Canadian TV series “Go Fish” on Amazon Prime. She...

Duration:01:08:35

S1EP10 - The Making of Necessary Evil & Telus Storyhive, With Randy Brososky

7/6/2020
Randy Brososky sits down to talk about how he got started working in the film industry and how that lead him to write the award-winning series Necessary Evil. Randy worked with Telus Story Hive to acquire funding for the project. He continues to write new and engaging stories and continue to work on Necessary Evil. Randy Brososky Necessary Evil: http://www.necessaryevilseries.com/ Randy Brososky Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/randwulven/ Necessary Evil Facebook:...

Duration:00:57:59

S1EP9 Part 2 of 2 - How Dylan Pearce Got Started Directing, With Dylan Pearce

5/25/2020
I talk with Dylan Pearce about how he got his start in film, Why he went to film school, and where he is now in his Directing Journey. We also got talking about Baby Blues, His first feature film along with winning his awards and working in Alberta. Dylan Pearce Baby Blues Behind The Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ckg5qB9dVfk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR20uBCEOnf-Yu6_VCkCvIwbMU2f7yBBytyuTaoeUwgeTcWmRy4WJ27jNLw Baby Blues Teaser Trailer:...

Duration:00:56:45

S1EP9 Part 1 of 2 - The Making of Baby Blues, With Dylan Pearce

5/21/2020
Michael sits down with Dylan Pearce to talk about the first Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts Feature film. Dylan talks about how bringing on an A-list actress brought the film from a student project to a unionized Indie Film. How fast they learned, and the challenges met along the way. Dylan Pearce Baby Blues Behind The Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ckg5qB9dVfk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR20uBCEOnf-Yu6_VCkCvIwbMU2f7yBBytyuTaoeUwgeTcWmRy4WJ27jNLw Baby Blues Teaser Trailer:...

Duration:00:30:26

S1EP 8 - The Top 3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Working In The UK Film Industry, With Ileia Goode

5/11/2020
Michael sits down with Ileia Goode to talk about how she got started with acting along with what it was like to move to the UK and work as background in a variety of films. She talks about everything she learned and what the European film industry is like. Ileia Goode Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starbr1te/ BlatzCast - Michael Blatz Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BlatzFilms BlatzFilms Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blatzfilms/ BlatzFilms Facebook:...

Duration:00:54:15

S1EP7 - The Top Mistakes When Producing a Film & The Sacrifices Made When Working In The Film Industry, With Jamie Rauch

5/4/2020
Michael sits down with Jamie Rauch to talk about the top mistakes producers make when producing a film, How Jamie got started in the film industry, along with his book The Art of Filmmaking. They also had the chance to discuss Jamies, not for profit Light In Film, and the work that he is doing to help the people that work in the film industry. Jamie Rauch Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theart_of_filmmaking/ Light In Film: https://www.lightinfilm.org/ BlatzCast - Michael...

Duration:01:22:39

S1EP6 - The Making of The Droving, with Director George Popov

4/27/2020
Michael sits down with George Popov, the director of The Droving currently available on Amazon Prime Video. we talk about making the film along with the challenges of releasing a film in the current Covid19 world crises. They also talk about how George got started in the film industry, how he learned from his first film Hex, and where he inspiration for The Droving came from. George Popov: LinkedIn: bit.ly/GeorgePopovLinkedIn Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGeorgePopov Instagram:...

Duration:01:07:37

S1EP5 - Being a Film Student & School vs Experience, with Jaida Hiebert & Jenna Brige

4/20/2020
Michael sits down with Jaida and Jenna to discuss there time in film school along with how what made them interested in working in the film industry and pursuing schooling. They talk a little about school vs working in the film industry instead. Jaida Hiebert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaida_h_photography/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkFtrWDw5ri4PCwVlQx9jMg/featured Jenna Brige Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennab_arts/ TikTok:...

Duration:00:19:29

S1EP4 - Expectations with Auditioning, with Lee Lopez

4/13/2020
I talk with Lee Lopez on how he got started working as an actor. We talk about the successful year he has had. We dive deep into how to manage your expectations when auditions and how to deal with the criticism and feedback from others. Lee Lopez Website: https://leeandlopez.wixsite.com/website?fbclid=IwAR04kzF18aLeK7Dud7txjYw2HEGCDYeXkG5Ys9E1W2yveOfKSYX1axREevU Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leeloslife/ BlatzCast - Michael Blatz Podcast on YouTube:...

Duration:00:40:08

S1EP3 - Getting Started & Running a Successful Film Business, with Shae Paterson

4/6/2020
Michael sits down with Shae Paterson and discusses how he got started by cold calling people and being contracted under marketing companies to film contracts. They also talk about owning your own gear, buying gear, the use of social media and the power of it. Shae Patterson DP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/shaepatersondp/posts/?ref=page_internal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stickboyreturns Website: https://www.shaepaterson.ca/ BlatzCast - Michael Blatz Podcast on...

Duration:01:16:47

S1EP2 - Motivation & Passion, with Jerry Lambert

3/30/2020
Michael talks with Jerry Lambert about how he got started in writing and how he is motivated. Then goes into his creative journey asking what keeps him motivated along the way and how he stays creative. Jerry Lane Lambert II Website: https://leifgjones.com/ BlatzCast - Michael Blatz Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BlatzFilms BlatzFilms Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blatzfilms/ BlatzFilms Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlatzFilms Michael Blatz Twitter:...

Duration:00:39:36

S1EP1 - The Challenges of Producing a Film, with Aimbree Lauren

3/30/2020
Michael sits down with Aimbree Lauren to talk about the things she learned while producing a short series in Alberta. Along with what she does for work and what her future plans are for going into the Canadian film industry Aimbree Lauren Social Media Pages Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aimbreelaurenofficial/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/aimbreeB Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aimbree.lauren/ BlatzCast - Michael Blatz Podcast on YouTube:...

Duration:00:43:37