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One Man Band Audio [Ep144]
Oct 8 • 79 min
Our friend Julien Jarry joins us on this episode to discuss production audio, more specifically at the one-man-band level. We’re also finally sharing our experience with the Sennheiser marketing campaign that we were reluctantly chosen for. - Musicbed -…
The Best Methods to Learn Filmmaking [Ep143]
Oct 2 • 29 min
I am discussing the best methods to go about learning this thing called filmmaking. The cool think about these methods is that they may be applied in any other industry. - Musicbed - Get 1st Month Free or 20% OFF a Single Song (code: iFilmmaker) Webiste:…
Organizing Chaos and Better Storytelling [Ep142]
Sep 24 • 62 min
My good friend Emily Chenery, of Loud and Live, joins us on this episode to discuss her methods for bringing organization to chaos to help tell great stories. - Musicbed - Get 1st Month Free or 20% OFF a Single Song (code: iFilmmaker) Webiste:…
IBC 2019 [Ep141]
Sep 17 • 74 min
Joshua Martin joins us on this episode to discuss everything that we loved about this year’s IBC show. Exciting new releases and unexpected announcements. - Musicbed - Get 1st Month Free or 20% OFF a Single Song (code: iFilmmaker) - iFilmmaker on…
Shooting A Docuseries [Ep140]
Sep 10 • 61 min
Our friend Anthony Seratelli stopped by to share his recent dealings in the industry shooting a docuseries for For Sports. - Sponsor: Musicbed - Get 1st Month Free or 20% OFF a Single Song (code: iFilmmaker) - iFilmmaker on Instagram -…
Shooting at Sea for 25 Days [Ep139]
Sep 3 • 46 min
Cinematographer Julien Jarry just returned from a 25 day voyage out at sea with OceanX. Capturing everything on RED. He is sharing this epic experience with us here. - iFilmmaker on Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmakerpodcast iFilmmaker on Facebook -…
Panasonic S1H Breakdown [Ep138]
Aug 28 • 36 min
The NEW Panasonic S1H has been released and it’s a beauty. I am breaking down all the new features on this episode. Breaking down all the features, recording formats, physical differences, and my overall opinion on this epic camera. - iFilmmaker on…
Get Your Film on Netflix [Ep137]
Aug 20 • 73 min
Buttery Bros Heber Cannon & Marston Sawyers join us on this episode to discuss their success on the Netflix platforms, among others such as iTunes, etc. - iFilmmaker on Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmakerpodcast iFilmmaker on Facebook -…
BMD Pocket Cinema Camera 6K [Ep136]
Aug 13 • 77 min
Our friend Joshua Martin joins us on this episode to discuss the newly release Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with Canon’s E-mount. - iFilmmaker on Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmakerpodcast iFilmmaker on Facebook -…
Shooting For The CrossFit Games [Ep135]
Aug 6 • 46 min
Took a break from the chaos that was the CrossFit Games to share some insight on what is like to shoot these events. Joining me are a few veterans to the Games such as Michael McCoy, Anthony Tom, and Ian Webb. Go to iFilmmaker.TV iFilmmaker on Instagram -…
Grow Your Business w/ Sean Cannell [ep134]
Jul 23 • 71 min
Entrepreneur and author Sean Cannell of Think Media joins us on this episode to drop some much-needed knowledge bombs on us regarding the growth of your business. More info and link
Commercial vs Noncommercial Clients w/ Matt Johnson [ep133]
Jul 19 • 80 min
Wedding Filmmaker and YouTuber Matt Johnson joins us on this episode to discuss his experience working with noncommercial clients and contrasting that with Ariel’s experience working with commercial clients. Check out the Wedding Film Framework Course Get…
Your Successful Path [Ep132]
Jul 19 • 32 min
Discussing new releases from Apple and Panasonic. Also sharing my successful path and how you can obtain yours.
Driving Your Filmmaking Career with Julien Jarry [Ep131]
Jul 19 • 77 min
We have filmmaker Julien Jarry discussing his passion for the art and craft of filmmaking. We’re comparing and contrasting how our passion drives our entire career.
Video and Photography w/ Jay P. Morgan [Ep130]
Jul 19 • 62 min
We’re joined by photo/video expert, Jay P. Morgan, host of “The Slanted Lens” YouTube channel. Jay P shares he unique methods for capturing brilliant frames for his photography work.
Filmmaking Investments For Beginners [Ep129]
Jul 19 • 30 min
Knowing what your next investment in your early filmmaking career can be quite exciting yet worrisome. Not having the correct priorities that lead to regretful purchases early in your career. I hope this may help guide several of you to making the right…
7 Things You Should Know Before Accepting A Job [Ep128]
Jul 19 • 39 min
Finding good production jobs on it’s own is hard enough without having to deal with interrogating your client for information. On the other hand, you don’t want to be left with the short end of the stick when it comes to negotiating your rate and…
Managing Your Production Company w/ Ben Consoli [Ep127]
Jul 19 • 64 min
Ben Consoli is a commercial director for BC Media Productions and host of the Go Creative Show. He joins us on this episode to discuss managing his successful production company from Boston. We’re also diving into his well-established Go Creative Show…
Finding The Right Clients [Ep126]
Jul 12 • 38 min
The right client for the right price is what we’re all looking for, always. But as you’ll hear me mention on this episode, that tends to be significantly easier said than done. ___ Go to iFilmmaker.tv Go to EPISODE PAGE for show notes. Follow on IG -…
Best of NAB Show 2019 - Part 2 (w/ Caleb Pike) [Ep125]
Jul 12 • 124 min
Gear guru Caleb Pike, host of the DSLR Video Shooter YouTube channel joins me on this episode to discuss his take on this year’s NAB show in Vegas. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website -…
Best of NAB Show 2019 - Part 1 [Ep124]
Jul 12 • 79 min
My friends Matt “Who Is Matt” Johnson, and Peter Fowler join me on this episode for a conversation of our favorite gear that we noticed at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
Serving Your Clients [Ep123]
Apr 3 • 29 min
Properly serving your clients is an aspect of the freelance filmmaking business that is constantly overlooked. I am sharing my system and mentality of how I believe client-servanthood should be approached. Connect with us! Instagram -…
Filmmaking for Colleges & Universities [Ep122]
Mar 26 • 67 min
Filmmaker Joshua Martin joins us on this episode to share his experience shooting for big time Universities such as University of Miami and now currently at Notre Dame University. - Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv Facebook -…
What I Hate About The Panasonic GH5 [Ep121]
Mar 20 • 24 min
Ever since I got my GH5, i’ve been loving all over it. Maybe a little too much. Many have pointed that fact to me. I want this episode to balance out my praise of this camera. Of course there are issues to this camera, just like every other camera in the…
The Film Hustle with Alex Ferrari [Ep120]
Mar 15 • 97 min
Special guest Alex Ferrari joins us LIVE on this episode to discuss his filmmaking philosophy. Alex is a filmmaker and director of the feature film “I Am Meg”. Alex is also the host of the very popular podcast “Indie Filma Hustle”. Get ready to dive into…
Industry Scams [Ep119]
Mar 4 • 18 min
They tried to scam me and failed. Here is what what happened and how you can avoid these kinds of issues. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmaker.tv Follow Ariel on Instagram:…
Ask Me Something: Advice for Young Videographers | S1 vs A7riii | Pre Production
Feb 19 • 11 min
Answering your questions submitted via @ifilmmaker.tv instagram account. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmaker.tv Follow Ariel on Instagram: instagram.com/arielmartinez.tv
Panasonic S1 & Canon EOS RP [Ep118]
Feb 16 • 54 min
Mr. McCoy is back!!! We’re also discussing the new releases by Panasonic and Canon. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Follow Ariel on Instagram: instagram.com/arielmartinez.tv
Resolutions For 2019 [Ep117]
Jan 14 • 26 min
Laying out my resolutions for 2019. What I want to accomplish and how I plan to get there. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - ifilmmaker.tv
Goodbye 2018 [Ep116]
Dec 23, 2018 • 12 min
Coming back from our short break to say goodbye to 2018. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker
Switching from Mac to PC [Ep115]
Nov 20, 2018 • 59 min
I switched to a PC and we’re discussing how things are going so far. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker
Get Your Pilot’s License & FAA Regulations [Ep114]
Nov 5, 2018 • 40 min
James Tobon is a professional drone operator and instructor at Drone Pilot USA, based in Miami. We brought him on to discuss drones and some FAA regulations that we may not have known about. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker.tv…
The One Man Band [Ep113]
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
Filmmaker and freelancer, Peter Fowler of Honolulu, Hawaii, join us on this episode to discuss methods of the one-man-band process of filmmaking. Peter has been killing it with his career and we figured we’d have him share some of his filmmaking technique…
Ask Me Something: Film School, Getting Clients & Interview Audio
Oct 16, 2018 • 19 min
I am answering your questions that were submitted through the @iFIlmmaker.TV IG account. Questions regarding the film industry, getting clients, interview audio, and much more! Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
Getting Work & Staying Organized [Ep112]
Oct 8, 2018 • 51 min
Discussing our methods, or lack thereof, with how we continue to get work and staying organized when said work flows in. Visit our NEW website iFilmmaker.tv Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Subscribe…
Panasonic LUMIX S1/S1R [Ep111]
Sep 28, 2018 • 19 min
We cover the new Panasonic LUMIX S1 and S1R camera’s there were recently announced by Panasonic. Visit our NEW website iFilmmaker.tv Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker
So Many Cameras, So Little Time [Ep110]
Sep 11, 2018 • 59 min
Discussing all the new camera and gear releases that have flooded the market and our brand new website! Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmaker.tv
Ask Me Something - Gimbals vs Steadicam | FS5 vs EVA1 | My Career Goals
Aug 18, 2018 • 13 min
Answering your questions about steadicams vs gimbals, FS5 vs Eva1, my career goals, and much more. Answering your filmmaking questions from career path to editing software, and more. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
The Boom Operator: Pro Audio On Set [Ep109]
Aug 8, 2018 • 61 min
Pro audio engineer and boom op, Jonathan Lopez shares his knowledge on being a professional audio/sound guy on set. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
When Clients Get Cray [Ep108]
Aug 2, 2018 • 56 min
Every come across a client that get’s a little to tough to work with? How have you handled with that situation? We’re discussing out methods for maneuvering around these issues. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
Collaborating and Storytelling [Ep107]
Jul 26, 2018 • 51 min
We’re back from a busy week no the road and sharing some insight in collaborating on projects and structuring stories. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Ask Me Something - Sony A7siii, Premiere Pro vs Final Cut, Faith and Career
Jul 14, 2018 • 10 min
Answering your filmmaking questions from career path to editing software, and more. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Making Travel Videos [Ep106]
Jul 10, 2018 • 54 min
I think most of us can agree that we love to travel. As filmmakers we always want to capture our traveling and making a cool video out of it. However, sometimes that means having that sense of feeling like you’re still working and not fully enjoying your…
Does Good Gear Matter? [Ep105]
Jun 30, 2018 • 57 min
Photographer and DP, Preston Smith, joins us as we discuss the true relevance with your work and the actual equipment used to create it. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker Website -…
Filmmaking Gear Reviews with Caleb Pike [Ep104]
Jun 26, 2018 • 94 min
Caleb Pike is a camera operator, editor, and podcaster based in Chicago, IL. We’re talking about filmmaking gear top to bottom. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Hard Drives & Backups [Ep103]
Jun 20, 2018 • 69 min
Our panel of filmmakers are discussing methods for using external hard drives for video projects and backups. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
The Right Camera For You [Ep102]
Jun 14, 2018 • 57 min
Deciding what camera to get next is typically a big step for all filmmakers. How do you decide which one is write or wrong? Fernando Gomez joins us on this episode. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker…
Mixing Business with Pleasure & Finding Solutions [Ep101]
Jun 9, 2018 • 67 min
When do you draw that line between business and pleasure? When do your friends become your clients or stay as your friends? Mr. Seratelli and myself are discussing our methods to drawing that fine line. Also, finding solutions for your clients rather then…
Filmmaking w/ Ryan Connolly [Ep100]
Jun 4, 2018 • 93 min
We sat down with Ryan Connolly, host of Film Riot. We discuss the rise of Film Riot, filmmaking in general, his shorts films, his personal life, etc. A jam-packed episode of information, it’s currently our longest one yet. Connect with us! Instagram -…
The Truth About The Industry [Ep99]
May 29, 2018 • 55 min
We’re discussing one of the biggest ones that is hardly ever spoken about. I spend countless hours in my home office editing. I love my job! But often times it can be a real drag. That being said, I am absolutely grateful to be able to do what I do for a…
Editing A Feature Film [Ep98]
May 21, 2018 • 64 min
Editing a feature film may seem exciting, but can be really dangerous endeavor if you’re not walking into it knowing how to evaluate the situation. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website -…
Adobe Software & ProRes RAW [Ep97]
May 15, 2018 • 42 min
We’re discussing recents methods taken to troubleshoot some Adobe software issues. We also begin playing with ProRes RAW footage. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
It’s NOT All About The Shot [Ep96]
May 11, 2018 • 48 min
It’s all about the shot! Or is it? We’re discussing the dangers of filmmaking. How to keep safe in a potentially danger shoot. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Panasonic GH5 w/ Chris Ray [Ep95]
May 5, 2018 • 47 min
We have Chris Ray back on the podcast talking about my latest purchase of the Panasonic GH5. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
NAB Showdown: ProResRAW & BM Pocket Cinema 4K [Ep94]
Apr 23, 2018 • 72 min
We’re discussing the new ProResRAW, BM Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, along with other releases. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
NAB First Impressions [Ep93]
Apr 11, 2018 • 41 min
We’re discussing our first impressions at NAB 2018. What we liked. What we did not like. New releases and disappointments. New connections and networks that were made. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
How to Never Get Hired Again [Ep92]
Mar 28, 2018 • 57 min
We’re discussing several ways to never get hired again. The message here being to avoid these routes so you can continue to get hired. We’re also going into some unavoidable career maneuvers that’ll render you to lose some clients, but that basically…
We’re Back! [Ep91]
Mar 20, 2018 • 53 min
In case you haven’t noticed, Ariel and Anthony have been gone for a couple weeks without posting. We’ve been on the road due to our jobs. Things got pretty crazy and we’re finally back and ready to unwrapped our trips. Honestly, this is the first time we…
Eva1 5.7K RAW Firmware Upgrade [Ep90]
Feb 27, 2018 • 18 min
Panasonic Eva1 RAW firmware upgrade, Sony a7iii, Tilta cages, and more. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Export Settings [Ep.89]
Feb 18, 2018 • 65 min
This question gets ask a lot. It’s never a clear answer. Anthony Seratelli (Jersey Filmmaker) and myself go in-depth into our export settings for each project. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker…
Hustle Life [Ep88]
Feb 12, 2018 • 9 min
Keep on keeping on! It’s what I tell people all the time. It’s a saying that is applicable in my current career mode. Hustling and grinding is what it takes to continue push positively in your career. Also helps to keep a smile on your face :) Connect…
Stop Asking For Help [Ep87]
Feb 8, 2018 • 53 min
Why do some people feel that with better equipment comes better video? This mentality is mainly held by beginners getting into the industry. Mr. Seratelli and myself discuss this problem and how we feel would be best to deal with issues like these. We’re…
How NOT To Fly A Drone [Ep86]
Feb 5, 2018 • 23 min
So I picked up my first drone ever, everything that follows is an example of what NOT to do with a drone. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Starting a VLOG [Ep85]
Feb 1, 2018 • 38 min
Creative Chris Grubisa of Chrilleks joins us on this episode to discuss his new vlogging channel, Be Right Back: Creating Something New. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website -…
Atomos Shogun Inferno vs Odyssey 7Q+ [Ep84]
Jan 30, 2018 • 48 min
I am discussing my thoughts after comparing both monitors/recorders, Atomos Shogun Inferno & the Odyssey 7Q+. Also, which monitor I choose to keep. Watch my comparison video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8noIDG9x4E Connect with us! Instagram -…
The Mavic Air & Industry Stigmas
Jan 25, 2018 • 41 min
We’re discussing the new Mavic Air drone from DJI. Also an industry stigma that we feel needs to end. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
The Most Important Thing When Shooting A Documentary [Ep82]
Jan 22, 2018 • 16 min
Ariel is answering your filmmaking questions on this episode. Sony a7siii release, documentary filmmaking, and more. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
How To Get The Job [Ep81]
Jan 18, 2018 • 58 min
Pursing jobs can be a tricky business in itself. We’re discussing our methods for optimizing our chances at landing some good-paying jobs. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website -…
Someone Got Fired! [Ep80]
Jan 17, 2018 • 44 min
We fire someone and share our thoughts. Have you seen the latest news on GoPro! WOW!! Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Panasonic GH5s & My Next Camera [Ep79]
Jan 8, 2018 • 16 min
We’re discussing how I consider my next camera purchase and my thoughts on the new Panasonic GH5s. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Filmmaking Resolutions for 2018 [Ep78]
Jan 4, 2018 • 8 min
Sharing our filmmaker resolutions for 2018 and what other filmmaking resolutions would look like. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Mobile Editing [Ep77]
Dec 21, 2017 • 41 min
We traveling a lot for work. Then bares the need to take our current projects to hotels so we don’t begin to fall back on our projects whilst accepting new ones. This is how we do it. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook -…
Drones For Your Work [Ep76]
Dec 18, 2017 • 41 min
Are you considering getting yourself a drone? Checkout why we have yet to have a “real” need for then in our work. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
The Best Camera (Bang for Buck) [Ep75]
Dec 14, 2017 • 51 min
We’re going over all the top cameras out there and comparing each one, spec wise, for the price tag. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Storage and Delivering Videos [Ep74]
Dec 11, 2017 • 36 min
We’re discussing our methods for storage and how we deliver our final products to our clients. Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Secret Gear Rentals [Ep73]
Dec 7, 2017 • 50 min
When is it okay to let your client know that you’ll be renting video production equipment? Do you feel by disclosing this information you’ll lose your client? Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website…
Organize Your Project Files [Ep72]
Dec 4, 2017 • 34 min
We discuss the methods we use to organize our all of our project files once we’re done shooting. Short Film Sponsors: • RED STORE MIAMI & NEW YORK • IKAN • TILTA ________________________________________________ Connect with us! Instagram -…
Shooting A Short Film [Ep71]
Nov 30, 2017 • 35 min
We went into production for our short film “Zion”. We discuss how our day of production went, all the good and the bad and the ugly. Short Film Sponsors: • RED STORE MIAMI & NEW YORK • IKAN • TILTA ________________________________________________ Connect…
Wedding Filmmaking (w/ Matt Johnson) [Ep70]
Nov 27, 2017 • 81 min
Filmmaker Matt Johnson shares his knowledge shooting weddings. Techniques and the gear he uses. ________________________________________________ Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website -…
5 Keys to Success [Ep69]
Nov 20, 2017 • 37 min
Success is define differently depending on who’s defining it. Ariel shares his 5 keys to success in his career. ________________________________________________ Connect with us! Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker…
Directors and Footage Stabilization [Ep68]
Nov 13, 2017 • 17 min
We’re answering your questions on directing your crew and pre production. Also, how you can stabilize your footage. Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - www.ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Working With Celebrities [Ep67]
Nov 9, 2017 • 27 min
Working with celebrities are often a delicate situation in which you find yourself wanting to take a picture with them. But how do you maintain professionalism in this time? We discuss this topic according to our personal experiences in these situations…
Non-Compete Contracts [Ep66]
Nov 6, 2017 • 56 min
We discuss non-compete contracts between clients and agencies and yourself. When and how to use them. Also, ethical boundaries for this industry. Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmaker website - ifilmmakerpodcast.com
Everyone Just Needs to Calm Down! [Ep65]
Nov 2, 2017 • 62 min
Why is it that everyone we see someone else’s work, our first instinct is to negatively critique. Is it to lift yourself up? Is it to push yourself to do better? We discuss this issue. Hopefully we’re able to share some insight as to why we think this…
Life On Set (w/ Kevin Otterness) [Ep64]
Oct 30, 2017 • 73 min
Kevin Otterness shares his insight at a DP/Cinematographer. How He deals with clients and his approach with projects. Check us out on Patreon.com/ifilmmaker Facebook - facebook.com/ifilmmakerpodcast Instagram - instagram.com/ifilmmaker Website -…
The Sony A7riii [Ep63]
Oct 26, 2017 • 55 min
We discuss the New Sony A7riii camera. Ariel and Anthony will be meeting in Miami on November 21st to shoot a short film. All are welcome to join on this one! Follow us on Patreon.com/iFilmmaker for exclusive access on our shoots.
Make Your Film Happen (w/ Joe Simon) [Ep62]
Oct 23, 2017 • 75 min
Filmmaking Joe Simon shares his inspiring story on how he took it upon himself to lead his crew in creating a short film. With their busy schedule, they forced themselves to create a film that had not even been thought of yet. This is quite inspiring for…
Filmmaking with John Snelson [Ep61]
Oct 19, 2017 • 47 min
Filmmaker John Snelson joins us on this episode to discuss his methods while working for the University of Colorado Football team and his other filmmaking endeavors.
What Is Your Work Worth? Part 2 [Ep60]
Oct 16, 2017 • 63 min
You guys asked for us to go more in-depth into our pricing and so we made a 2nd part. Hope this answers your questions. Also, the iFilmmaker Podcast is expanding and we’re now on Patreon (patreon.com/ifilmmaker). Go there for more exclusive access to our…
What Is Your Work Worth? [Ep59]
Oct 12, 2017 • 66 min
We discuss the many ways to find value in projects, other than monetary. We understand that this is quite difficult considering that many of you are beginning filmmakers, but our hope with this episode, is that you’re provided with accurate information to…
The Illusion of Sound [Ep58]
Oct 9, 2017 • 58 min
We discuss how sound and audio can be used to further push the illusion that you’re creating for your film. Also, that RED Monstro VV tho!!!
When Clients Don’t Know What They Want [Ep57]
Oct 5, 2017 • 55 min
It’s tough when clients do not know what they’re looking for in their video project. We discuss our methods for getting this information out of them. Also, have you seen that New GoPro Hero 6!?
Using External Monitors/Recorders [Ep56]
Oct 2, 2017 • 71 min
Discussing different options for external monitors/recorders. Also answer your question as to why I use Canon glass on my Sony cameras over Sony glass.
Shot List or No Shot List [Ep55]
Sep 28, 2017 • 57 min
I am joined by Jersey Filmmaker, Anthony Seratelli, on this episode to discuss practical usage of them.
Event Videography [Ep54]
Sep 25, 2017 • 56 min
My long lost co-host, Mr. McCoy is back with us to discuss event videography. Sony’s continuous 120fps scam!
The Recording Format Conundrum [Ep53]
Sep 21, 2017 • 26 min
From recording the highest possible quality to recording the necessary quality for the job. I explain what I’ve learned up until now. Answering your question on where to buy film gear and find your crew.
Production Contracts [Ep52]
Sep 18, 2017 • 23 min
I breakdown my very own production contract/agreement.
Lights for Beginners [Ep51]
Sep 14, 2017 • 30 min
I share my recommendation on what lights would work best for beginning filmmakers. Also, have you seen that new iPhone X ?
The Granite Games: What I learned About Event Videography [Ep50]
Sep 11, 2017 • 19 min
Intense weekend here in Minnesota for the 2017 Granite Games. Here’s what I learned about my run and gun setup.
3 Tips for Better Audio [Ep49]
Sep 5, 2017 • 28 min
You can forgive bad video with good audio, but you cannot forgive audio with good video.
How to Keep Clients Happy [Ep48]
Aug 31, 2017 • 32 min
I share some of my methods to keeping my clients happy. Answering your questions on copyright issues in your films and funds for film school.
LIVE Q&A: Lighting, Audio and External Recorders [Ep47]
Aug 28, 2017 • 28 min
We go live to answer your questions about learning lighting, audio reordering for special events, and shooting with external recorders.
SLRs to Video Cameras: Should You Upgrade? [Ep46]
Aug 24, 2017 • 58 min
When is it a good idea to take that leap from SLR cameras to full-on video cameras? Is it even a good idea? We discuss all this and more.
What About The Feature Film? [Ep45]
Aug 21, 2017 • 51 min
I bring on Nicholas X. Parsons, Co-Director of our feature film, “A Horse of a Different Color”.
We Broke Our Film Gear [Ep44]
Aug 17, 2017 • 64 min
We buy our gear and just like that, we break our gear. What do we do then?
Work Time Management [Ep43]
Aug 14, 2017 • 56 min
As full-time freelancers, how can we know how to properly manage our work time through our various projects? Sony’s re-release of their latest firmware. USB 3.2.
Gear For Run and Gun Filmmaking [Ep42]
Aug 10, 2017 • 99 min
Mr McCoy is back with us on this episode as we discuss the insane workload of his recent Crossfit games job. We also cover the equipment that he was able to use and what gear is best suited for run and gun jobs like that.
Filmmaker in the Big Apple [Ep41]
Aug 7, 2017 • 46 min
My filmmaking travels this week took me to Philadelphia and New York City. Also, the winner’s of the Interview contest are announced.
Quoting and Invoicing Clients [Ep40]
Aug 3, 2017 • 28 min
Quoting and invoicing clients in general can be somewhat of a tricky business. But this should not become a headache for you. Here’s how I do it and why it’s not that big of a deal for me.
Starting Your Production Company ft. Chris Grubisa of Chrilleks Productions [Ep39]
Jul 31, 2017 • 62 min
For Chris Grubisa, the most exciting project is whichever one is next. As a video content creator for sports and lifestyle brands such as Red Bull, Blue Mountain, Norco bicycles and Canadian Tire, he can find himself in a far-flung area of the world or…
Dealing With Tough Clients [Ep38]
Jul 27, 2017 • 67 min
Dealing with clients is sometimes tricky business. As freelancers, it is important that we understand how to properly deal with a tough client. Check out how both Michael and myself get this done.
The Traveling Videographer [Ep37]
Jul 24, 2017 • 56 min
We discuss our traveling experience from a videographer’s perspective. The Dos and donts, along with some helpful tips on mistakes that we have encountered.
What Camera To Buy Next [Ep36]
Jul 21, 2017 • 62 min
My new co-host, Mike McCoy, struggles with his decision to buy a new camera. We discuss his options according to his shooting style. Sony finally releases their firmware update for the FS5!
If I Could Only Have One Lens [Ep35]
Jul 17, 2017 • 21 min
If I could only have one lens, which would it be? I talk about which lens that is and why I come to that conclusion according to how I work.
Shooting Skateboarding Films with Chris Ray [Ep34]
Jul 13, 2017 • 46 min
Skateboard filmmaker Chris Ray shares his methods for capture sweet skateboarding shots. Our interview video contest is still on-going until August 6th.
Optimizing Your Camera Setup [Ep33]
Jul 10, 2017 • 25 min
Having an optimized camera setup is crucial to my being able to work effectively on set. This is especially true when I am on-the-go. Here is how I get my camera setup and ready to shoot in most of my shooting situations.
The Art of Interviewing [Ep32]
Jul 6, 2017 • 26 min
Interviewing someone on camera is an art form in itself. At some point in your career you’ll end up interviewing someone, somewhere. Here are the tactics I use for my interviews. Also, we’re hosting our first video contest.
Commercial Storytelling [Ep31]
Jul 3, 2017 • 36 min
The art of commercial storytelling is one that is overlooked quite often. Very little people are even aware that even in commercials, there’s a story being told. This is how I approach my commercial storytelling.
Gaffing With The Stars ft. Jim Plannette [Ep30]
Jun 29, 2017 • 51 min
The great Mr. Jim Plannette joins me on this episode to discuss the Hollywood-level gaffer. Jim has been gaffer for many well-known movies such as Braveheart, E.T., Oceans 11, 12, & 13, Twister, and many others. This interview was definitely different for…
Start Your Video Business and Make Money [Ep29]
Jun 26, 2017 • 32 min
Starting your business can be a scare endeavor to begin. Having the proper guidance is a scarce resource, especially in this industry. In this episode I cover the steps that I took, or should have taken in my career. I’ve learned a ton since then and hope…
Documentary Filmmaking with Dave LaMattina [Ep28]
Jun 22, 2017 • 55 min
Documentary Filmmaker Dave LaMattina of Copper Pot Pictures, is our guest on this episode. We go in-depth into his experience as a freelance documentary filmmaker. We cover the ups and downs of this sector of filmmaking and Dave’s current project, “La…
That Pre-Production Process [Ep27]
Jun 19, 2017 • 41 min
Preproduction is probably the most important aspect of my work. Without the organizational capabilities that preproduction brings to each project, I’d be completely lost in direction every time.
4K DSLRs for Beginners & Professionals [Ep26]
Jun 15, 2017 • 35 min
4K DSLRs are widely asked-about cameras. I put together this list of all the different DSLR cameras that shoot 4K video. From beginner to professional level. Adobe Releases new updates to handle Panasonic GH5 10Bit footage. Apple announces their New iMac…
8 Bit vs 10 Bit Color [Ep25]
Jun 12, 2017 • 38 min
I share my outlook into color spacing in regards to 8bit and 10bit color and how I use each. How I handle each situation. Also I’m currently working on a short doc which I plan to submit to film festivals.
Shooting on RED [Ep24]
Jun 8, 2017 • 74 min
I have my friend Patrick Lawler, an experience cinematographer from LA who so happens to be a RED expert. Patrick was also my instructor during my REDucation course in Miami. We go in-depth into the inner workings of using a RED and how and why he chooses…
The Panasonic Eva1 5.7K Breakdown [Ep23]
Jun 5, 2017 • 29 min
Panasonic has announced their new Eva 1 5.7K cinema camera. I discuss the on-paper specs as there is no sample footage to review. At least none that I have found. More information and related links can be found at arielmartinez.tv/podcast.
The Canon C200 4K RAW Breakdown [Ep22]
Jun 1, 2017 • 47 min
I cover the newly announced Canon C200, a very exciting new cinema camera. It’s internal 4K Raw capabilities and how it stacks up with my Sony FS5.
Shooting Auto vs Manual [Ep21]
May 29, 2017 • 32 min
I share my thoughts on shooting auto vs shooting manual. Why I do it and why I don’t.
Sony FS5 Breakdown [Ep20]
May 25, 2017 • 56 min
I breakdown my Sony FS5 from separate physical features and recording formats. Also the reasoning as to why I chose this camera over the FS7.
Making Your Film [Ep19]
May 23, 2017 • 69 min
Jennifer Joy O’Grady joins us on this episode and shares her method for creating her film projects like “Saudade” The Web Series and “Protector”, a short film currently in Post Production.
That Industry Job You Don’t Want [Ep18]
May 19, 2017 • 32 min
I cover a couple of new Sony Lens releases. I touch on that industry job that you have but don’t want.
Attending Film School [Ep17]
May 17, 2017 • 65 min
My good friends Fernando and Jeniffer share their experience with film school. We discuss the top of attending film school and if film school is for everyone.
The Right Questions for Beginners [Ep16]
May 15, 2017 • 32 min
This episode covers how beginner filmmakers should ask questions with regards to their perspective work. This industry is very opinion-driven and asking the right questions will ultimately help you become a better filmmaker.
Coloring and Grading with Carlos Gonzalez [Ep15]
May 10, 2017 • 66 min
I interview Carlos Gonzalez, a freelance colorist here in Miami. Carlos shares his work flow, and business methods as a professional colorist in the industry.
7 Things That Will Destroy Your Production [Ep14]
May 8, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode I cover the 7 most important elements that can destroy your production.
Buying New Equipment: When, Why & How [Ep13]
May 5, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode I cover the methods I use before buying new equipment and how I go about making the purchase.
My Computer for Editing [Ep12]
May 3, 2017 • 24 min
I cover a brief history of the computers that I have gone through throughout my career from the beginning up until now.
My Beef with Vimeo [Ep11]
May 1, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode I cover a particular issue I have with Vimeo. Followed by a couple of answered questions.
Giving and Receiving Creative Critique [Ep10]
Apr 28, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode I cover what I believe are proper methods for giving and receiving creative critique. Follow up with a couple of questions.
NAB Show 2017 New Releases! [Ep09]
Apr 26, 2017 • 66 min
Fernando joins me on this episode to discuss the new releases at this years NAB Show.
Managing Your Video Files [Ep08]
Apr 24, 2017 • 31 min
In episode 08 I cover how I manage my video files after a shoot. In addition, I go on to answer a couple of questions.
Premiere Pro vs Final Cut Pro X [Ep07]
Apr 21, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode I cover the reasons why I choose Adobe Premiere Pro as my editor of choice over Final Cut Pro X. Also this week in my work, and continue to answer your questions.
The Biggest Mistake of My Career [Ep06]
Apr 17, 2017 • 26 min
I share the biggest mistake of my career thus far and it’s not a pretty one. Also continue to answer your questions on filmmaking.
4K Workflow, Scripting, and Color Charts [Ep05]
Apr 12, 2017 • 24 min
Cover my workflow on handling 4K footage from my Sony FS5, scripting for a short film, and is a color chart important?
How to Quote for Video Projects [Ep04]
Apr 11, 2017 • 24 min
Cover the methods that I use to properly quote current and potential clients for a video project.
Grabbing Audio On Set [Ep03]
Apr 7, 2017 • 31 min
Announce a giveaway that I am currently hosting with Zoom Sound and AVP Distributors. I also go over my recent trip to Chicago and what I worked on. Cover my audio grabbing methods for my work.
Lighting, Film School, Buying a RED [Ep02]
Apr 1, 2017 • 30 min
I cover my lighting uses and techniques. Is Film School really necessary? What RED should you buy?
Starting as a Filmmaker [Ep01]
Mar 28, 2017 • 25 min
Answering questions for a starting filmmaker based on my experience.