Filmmakers Drinking Bourbon

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Frank and Alex go dark and chat about a killer camera, controversy on Vimeo, robots, AI, and the VR revolution.
Frank returns from France to share some Cognac with Alex as they chat about Point Blank, Obama, Gwynne Sound's remodel, Alex's name, and where FDB went.
Brandon Faris is back in the booth with Alex and Frank - covering casting and directing a John Frieda project, believing the hype, fighting the resistance to win the day, buying trophies, and why gear doesn't matter anymore. Plus, could the sup
Alex invites gaffer Brian Whitlock back on the show, and Frank dives deep into their gear choices and reasoning behind the lighting and shooting plan for a John Frieda project.
Frank discusses a compact, go-to kit that he uses for simpler talking head shoots, Alex goes over how he handles potential booking conflicts, and they both talk Star Wars.
1st AC and Camera Op Amy Faust joins Alex and Frank - chatting about eating your young, film school, what's expected of an AC, turning a knob for a living, and why B cam is often harder than A cam.
Alex and Frank take a break from work to reconnect over some brand new Bourbon - chatting about recent projects and shootin' the bull on Atlas Orion anamorphics, stunt robots, and new TV's - plus Alex has a cow.
Stunt performer and actor McKay Stewart talks stunts, covering what's considered stunt work, safety on set, training, delivering the best bang for their buck, coverage and editing choices for fight scenes, as well as what it means to eat s*** a
Filmmaker and Marine Sgt. Conner Robbins joins from Afghanistan, talking to Alex and Frank about going above and beyond to take the best shot as a combat videographer, as well as the gear required. Photo by Sgt. Conner Robbins The appearance
Director Brad Golowin is back in the booth, but this time we're drinking Brandy while discussing music video production; from shooting on anamorphics to creating treatments, finding the perfect budget, trick shots, and re-purposing old footage.
DGA Assistant Director, Kenny Chaplin shares with Alex and Frank what good and bad AD's do and why you don't have to be an asshole. Also chatting about pet peeves, the need for film training, working together, and plenty of war stories.
DGA director Cole Walliser shares a Bourbon with Alex and Frank, chatting about having the eye and psychology needed to work with female celebrities such as P!nk, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and more. Also discussing how filmmakers take time off, t
Bart van der Zee hops in the booth with Alex and Frank to talk about problem solving, one man band operations, Talk the band, flipping drums and trading, buying used video gear, ADR work at Gwynne Sound, day rates, and more.
Mark Eshleman of Reel Bear Media visits Gwynne Sound to share a Bourbon with Alex and Frank and to discuss his journey doing videos for Twenty One Pilots. Mark also recounts some production challenges in making Flor's Rely video and why you don
Director David Altrogge of Vinegar Hill Creative shares a virtual drink with Alex and Frank, discussing all things Bourbon as well as the filmmaking it took to create the documentary, 'Neat: The Story of Bourbon'.
Google's new voice-rendering AI network, Tacotron 2 is here; and it's a bit scary. Adam Pleiman joins Alex and Frank to discuss this and its potential affects on film and audio post-production.
Happy New Year! Alex and Frank reconnect to discuss some of their goals for 2018, as well as a few from our Slack group.
After the big announcement, Alex and Frank regroup to chat about the future of the podcast, working on 'The Public' and 'Haunt', tax credits, cameras, purchasing LED lights, the slack group and an idea for a 2018 project.
Brandon has a moment of clarity and makes a shocking announcement to Alex. They look back on their first episode and favorite moments together while Alex, Frank, Michael, and an email reviewer pepper in plenty of Brandon-burns.
Touring musician Clint Wells joins Frank and Adam Clevenger to talk Metallica, horror films, and the pros/cons of binge watching. Then Adam turns the page by revealing the sad but true horror stories and lessons learned while making his first f
Dan Carruthers from Gwynne Sound is back in the Bourbon Booth with Brandon and Alex to continue talking Brand Sonics, earning a living doing what you love, branding yourself as an artist, recording original music, and developing 365 layers of i
Tony Gallardo shows Alex and Frank how to make a 'Brown Derby' and then chats about hurricanes, the editing process, motion graphics, computers, go-to Bourbons, working on features, and more.
VFX Editor Josh Ries tells Alex how he jumped the ladder while working on The Get Down and landed as the VFX editor of Ocean's 8; chatting along the way about the collaborative process, living in NY, and a female Bond.
Assistant Editor Rachel Watson chats with Frank about getting your foot in the door, unions, the editing process, working on Point Break, Cowboys and Aliens, and The Dark Tower; plus plenty of Star Wars talk.
Dan Carruthers of Gwynne Sound discusses how sweet it is to find your voice and passion, and then Brandon and Alex explore gear and the more bitter aspects of festival filmmaking.
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