Episode 108 – Eric Ulbrich

Show Overview The CI Podcast is back and we are starting this thing with Eric Ulbrich. Unlike a lot of guests I have on this show, I’ve actually worked with Eric before. He DP’d an amazing spot of Land O’ Lakes Butter that I was hired on as the MoVI Op. We actually get into…

Episode 117 – Travis Wears

Show Overview This episode long overdue! Travis Wears and I recorded this before NAB (which was amazing so be sure to sign up for the newsletter to hear more on that), but with work and planning that trip, it unfortunately got pushed aside. BUT – here we are and I'm excited to have this and…

Episode 116 – Chris Hatchett

Show Overview Chris dives into a lot this episode and gives a ton of pointers for anyone in this field from a producer's point of view. We also chat a bit about his new company, Cinemadventure. An amazing educational program that throws you into the most beautiful locations around the world. Enjoy! Chris is an…

Episode 115 – Kaity Williams

Show Overview Kaity Williams is a DP from South Carolina that made the jump with her twin sister, Kally, to LA. Love hearing her story and how she never made excuses or delayed the process. It got me inspired to get out there and do things I was delaying. Hope you all enjoy this one!…

Episode 114 – Vincent Laforet

Show Overview If you dont know who Vincent Laforet is, you either live under a rock or brand new to video production. Vincent was a huge influence on the DSLR revolution and showed the possibilities of what the 5D Mark ii is capable of. Reverie – if you haven't seen it, watch it now. We…

Episode 113 – Sam Nuttmann

Show Overview Sam Nuttmann is an incredible MoVI Op and technician as well as a director of photography. Based in Seattle, he's part of the amazing Motion State team. In this episode we talk about the formation of Motion State, his career path and how he came to work with the MoVI and make it…

Episode 112 – Lydia Hurlbut

Show Overview So great to have on Lydia Hurlbut who is the CEO of Hurlbut Visuals and Shane's Inner Circle. Such a smart, business minded women and I hope you all get as inspired as I did listening to her. Thanks to Our Sponsors!   Kessler Crane:  As a bonus to my listeners use the promo…

Episode 111 – Austin Lewis

Show Overview Excited to have Austin Lewis on the show. He's a 1st AC living in Los Angeles working for some incredible people such as Shane Hurlbut, ASC and Joseph Kahn. We dive into some great content and you will walk away learning at least 1 new thing that you can use immediately. Hoping to…

Episode 110 – Eric Koretz

Show Overview In this episode I sit down with Eric Koretz. We talk about his newest film, Frank and Lola, getting into the business and his move to LA. Eric Koretz is a cinematographer based in Los Angeles. He graduated from the American Film Institute with a masters degree in Cinematography and has an undergraduate…

Episode 109 – Chris Herr

In this episode we have Chris Herr who I was lucky enough to work alongside of at Shane Hurlbut’s October Workshop. When I started the call with Chris we jumped right into it and left off where we were talking when I was last in LA. So, unlike other shows, there isn’t much of an intro! HA! So, here’s a little bio on the man behind the Movi

Chris Herr is a Local 600 Movi Operator & Coffee Snob [I made him admit to this] based in Los Angeles. Chris found his passion form film and cinematography at a young age. That passion took him from Madison Wisconsin to Los Angeles in 2013 where he met the Freefly Systems Movi. Chris ended up shooting the first major feature film on the M10 (Fathers And Daughters) and the first feature on the M15 (Straight Outta Compton). He’s pushed the boundaries of the stabilizer platform both technically and artistically making it a viable time saving tool for large budget Hollywood productions.

Episode 108 – Drew Geraci

Show Overview Episode 8 from season one brings on my favorite Timelapsers, Drew Geraci. If his name doesn't sound familiar, he's the guy who shot the intro to House of Cards. But that's not all. Drew has been in the game for 14 years and dives into his timelapse process along with other stuff he…

Episode 107 – Daniel Stilling DFF

Show Overview In Episode 7 we are lucky enough to be joined by Daniel Stilling. A Director of Photography who has some impressive credits to his name along with being part of the DFF (Danish Society of Cinematographers). What I didn't know about Daniel is along with his big time projects, he is constantly working…

Episode 106 – Jon Connor

Show Overview In episode 6 we talk with Jon Connor who has been a leader of filmmaking workshops since 2009 along with Cristina Valdivieso which has turned into Masters in Motion. Jon is an Event Director and Co-Founder of Masters in Motion. He is also a filmmaker, writer and editor with over 14 years of experience….

Episode 105 – Phil Holland

Show Overview In episode 5 we talk to Phil Holland, a director and director of photography based in Los Angeles. He also works as a union DIS (digital imaging specialist), a role he created for his unique jobs on huge Hollywood feature films. Along with his passion for visuals, technology and gear, Phil finds time to…

Episode 104 – Eric Kessler

Show Overview In episode 4 we talk to creator of Kessler Crane, Eric Kessler. We chat about the beginnings of Kessler Crane, the path he took with the company, an overview of the film community, and even how he views the work life balance aspect of our field.

Episode 103 – Julia Swain

Show Overview In Episode 3 we are joined by Julia Swain, a cinematographer based in LA who is doing more than we have time to dive into! Most recently she wrapped production on the feature length documentary, Women of Light. We talk about that, being a woman in the field and networking.

Episode 102 – Matt Jeppsen

Show Overview In episode 2 of the Cinematographer’s Insight Podcast, we talk to Matt Jeppsen about on-set etiquette, when to step in with set safety concerns, and the role the DP as collaboratoer. We also discussed how to build a reel and grow a client-base as a young creative starting out in the industry. Matt…

Episode 101 – David C. Weldon Jr

Show Overview In the premiere episode of the Cinematographer's Insight Podcast, we chat with David Weldon on relationships, working for Shane Hurlbut, ASC and making the jump from Pittsburgh to LA. He has some great insight on networking, changing markets and pushing to keep growing as a cinematographer. We even chat about an exciting new project…