Art director Claire Fleming joins us this week to discuss some of the fascinating lessons and concepts she’s learned from working in the industry, what it’s been like working with master filmmakers like Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams, and provides some excellent advice for those looking to break into the industry.Read More
Director Saman Kesh returns to talk about his incredible new short film, HIT TV, which premiered this past week and has already been selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, making it Saman's 15th. Throughout the episode, we discuss our directorial processes, how they differ, and why it doesn't matter as long as you're passionate about it. Lots of nostalgia, who inspires us, and what we miss about their early works.
Shoutout to Baptiste for helping out with this week's notes!Read More
Swedish director Erik Wernquist joins us this week to discuss his major inspirations including sci-fi art and novels, how important passion projects are to his career, and a bunch of behind-the-scenes info on his short film Wanderers as well as his work for Jamie xx.Read More
The Prodigal son returns! My mentor from the Prologue days and friend Danny Yount is back for round two after a two year gap between episodes. Danny shares what he has been up to since our last talk and reveals his new company Prodigal Pictures and how things are progressing for him in his life. We also discuss what Danny looks for in collaborative teammates and creating world class work and how to present it.
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Allan McKay originated from Australia and is a phenomenal talent with over 18 years of experience in the VFX industry. He brings a great level of understanding on how to maintain a flow of creativity and productivity. Allan elaborates on his particular path, and how he deals with the madness of balancing life, health, and work. He mentions his experience on films, such as Looper, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Flight, and 2012.
Allan is a prime example of how important it is to be dynamic and positive within this industry. At the end of the day, it's who you are as a person and the convictions that you hold, which can make or break you and your career.Read More