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iFilmmaker Podcast - Exposing For Freelance Filmmaking

Author: Ariel Martinez

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Uncovering the best practices in the freelance filmmaking profession with special guest interviews and shared experiences from Ariel Martinez.
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it! We've all heard that one before. When you have found your method that works well for your business, how often are you looking at new gear or software to help improve your efficiency and output? Let's talk about this.-----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Getting clients on retainer is a "best-cast-scenario" for most freelancers. We're discussing our retainer clients and how you can approach a client to get on retainer with you.-----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
What do you do when a potential client asks you to show them how to do their own videos instead of hiring you to do the video for them. We're discussing the stigma of doing consulting work with our prospective clients. Is this good or bad for your business and the industry in general.-----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Every freelancer does a self assessment when navigating their career. We're discussing how we analyze our business growth, and the risk factors of being a freelance filmmaker. It definitely has it's struggles, but what career path doesn't. We're discussing those challenges on this episode and how we asses if this industry is a good fit for you. -----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe Audition Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Every production set is different and same goes for those one man band shooters. We're discussing our freelance, one man band, production setups. How we analyze each room, what we're looking for and how we're lighting them as well as sound treating them. It's definitely a work that's worth practicing and getting better at. Creativity is your friend often times.-----Mike Hernandez InstagramWebsiteSupport our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
In this episode we talk about safety practices on set and how tech scouts are so important when working on productions. Production work should always be fun and creative however, we must never sacrifice our safety or others. -----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
We're discussing one of the biggest jobs of my career, and how the budget went from $13,000 to a whopping $62,000 due to the lack of communication form all parties. This is an eye-opening episode. -----Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lenses - Sigma 50mm f/1.4 & Sony 85mm f/1.8Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
We're discussing the consequences of burning bridges. When and how it would be appropriate to do so and how to maneuver around avoiding these situations.Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech Lighting_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Cameras - Sony FX3Lens - Sigma 50mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
We're making some changes to our platform and delivery. On this episode we're introducing our new co-host for the show, Mike Hernandez. I've been working with Mike for some years now so we have a lot of shared experiences. Who better to have some good conversations regarding our work and our business!Mike Hernandez InstagramWebsiteSupport our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
In this episode we are talking to Darren and Austin from Glory Visuals about the ins and outs of partnerships in the industry.Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
For my first solo episode of this year, I am sharing my current methods of quoting my services to my clients. It's been a roller coaster ride since I started my business back in 2013 with regards to this specific topic. Here is what I've come to after all my trial and errors. Hopefully you'll find something useful in my methods. Follow the iFilmmaker Podcast on InstagramFollow Ariel on InstagramDOWNLOAD MY RATE CARDSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Today we sit down with Marc Donahue of PermaGrinFilms to discuss shooting hyperlapse videos. How they're shot, what goes into them and the different techniques of shooting them.Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Julian Jarry has been all over the place lately shooting the great outdoors. I thought we'd bring him on this episode to discuss his adventure and how he preps for activities in the wilderness.Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Sony Alpha One (A1) [Ep178]

Sony Alpha One (A1) [Ep178]

2021-02-0101:00:42

There's a lot of hype behind Sony's latest announcement the new Sony Alpha One, aka the A1 Sauce. Dave Maze from Indy Mogul  joins us as we try to figure out who this camera is for. Is this the "perfect camera"? Are the features worth the $6500 price tag? We're discussing all this and more.Follow Dave on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/davemaze_Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Go Creative Show’s Ben Consoli and iFilmmaker Podcast’s Ariel Martinez discuss how they joined forces with creative director Mike Heid to produce the CITY TIES web series for New Era and the NBA. This incredibly ambitious shoot required 3 production crews in 3 different cities to film Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum,  Miami Heat's Tyler Herro and host Quentin Richardson talking about the historic 19-20 NBA Season.TopicsThe logistics of a multi camera, multi city shoot through zoomWhat to do when your camera goes down mid-shootRecovering damaged mediaWorking with celebritiesTips for finding crews outside your areaWhat we look for in production crewsShooting without a location scoutThe relationship between ad agencies and production companiesLINKSCity Ties Web series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkvd_5ciP_PmuDZpUhpOgFemRK-5MW3QqCity Ties Teaser: https://youtu.be/kMziwMo7ZAABen Consoli - www.bcmediaproductions.cominstagram.com/benconsoliAriel Martinez - iFilmmakerpodcast.cominstagram.com/arielmartinezfilmsMike Heid - www.sleekmachine.comPRODUCTION CREWMike Heid - Creative DirectorJim Buckley - Executive ProducerBen Consoli - ProducerAriel Martines - Cinematographer (Miami)Chris Loughran - Cinematographer (Boston)Francisco Hidalgo - Cinematographer (Orlando)Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
We're sitting down with Award-Winning Director Mike Pecci host of the "In Love With The Process" Podcast. Mike is sharing his methods and concepts that he has learned in his 19+ years of experience in the industry.Follow Mike on Instagram - instagram.com/mikepecciSupport our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
I am sitting down with Chris and we're discussing if shooting 1080p video in 2021 is still useful. Also, we're diving into some new video equipment for a beginner trying to build up their arsenal.Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionSupport the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
The Comeback [175]

The Comeback [175]

2021-01-1104:01

We're coming back bigger and stronger than ever! Thank you for your patience. Please look out for announcements and new episodes by subscribing and following us on social media. Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionDISCLAIMERS: Some of these links have an affiliate code, if you purchase gear with these links I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you!Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
My friend and YouTuber Matt Johnson (@whoismatt) joins us on this episode to discuss the newly released Sony FX6. This is most certainly a release that has a bunch of heads turning. With incredible specs on paper, everyone is basically saying that this is essentially an a7siii in a cinema body. We're discussing all this and much more on this episode. Matt JohnsonYouTubeInstagramWebsite_______________________________Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A6300Lens - Sigma 16mm f/1.4Software - Adobe AuditionDISCLAIMERS: Some of these links have an affiliate code, if you purchase gear with these links I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you!Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
Gerald is one of the most prominent tech reviewers on YouTube. You can rest assured that after watching one of his reviews, you'll know just about everything you need to know about any particular product. Gerald joins us on this episode to discuss his You-tubing approach and process.Gerald Undone InstagramGerald Undone Youtube Channel_______________________________Support our Affiliates:Video Business MasteryEditorskeysWedding Film FrameworkMusicbedIntellytech LightingPhantom LUTS (Get 20% OFF with code "ARIEL")_______________________________iFilmmaker PodcastWebsiteInstagramPatreonFacebook Group_______________________________Ariel MartinezWebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterGear used on the show:Mic - Shure SM7BMixer - Zoom F6Camera - Sony A7siiiLens - Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8Software - Adobe AuditionDISCLAIMERS: Some of these links have an affiliate code, if you purchase gear with these links I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you!Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/my/profile)
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Jack Dao

Thank you so much for the content you put out! It really helps a young kid like me learn more about this and learn about NAB and Cinegear!

Feb 6th
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The Platypus Network

HitFilm is free, there's just a paid version

Jun 13th
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