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We host a Zoom webcast every Wednesday where we alternate between a formal crew talk webcast with a panel to discuss a specific topic and an informal chat meeting for a general discussion.

  • video review software

    Collaboration and Review Software for Creative Teams - Reviewing creative work should be the easy part. Wipster streamlines review cycles so creative teams can deliver better work faster. Is Wipster the right fit for you or your team? We invited the Co-founder & CEO of Wipster to help answer this question and to discuss the future of their platform. As always please bring your questions so that we can all learn together. Panelists Sarah Marince Blake Barnett Rolo Wenlock… View the Video

  • Project Management Tool

    Work at the Speed of Lights, Camera, Action - Project Management Tool In our video production industry the only constant seems to be change. The landscape of the who, what, when & where is in constant flux. At least now we’re seeing some awesome improvements in the availability of digital tools that streamline the entire production process. We’ll be diving into one such solution ( which we believe is worth your time to explore with us. As always please… View the Video

  • Brick Madness Movie

    Cast & Crew Talk - Brick Madness Movie On this episode of Crew Talk we learn how to go about bringing your vision to life and more often than not, what NOT to do. Listen in as the hilarious cast and crew from the feature film Brick MADNESS discusses the writing, shooting, editing, and distribution of the movie and why it took 11 long years to see it come to fruition. You can get the movie here!  Link to our… View the Video

  • independent filmmaker day

    Independent Filmmaker Day - Independent Filmmaker Day is a network of directors, producers, actors and creators involved in film. They help independent creators from around the world develop new projects, connect within the industry, and champion collaborative and impactful storytelling at all stages. At each one of their events, you will hear from acclaimed industry experts concerning screenwriting, producing, funding, marketing, music, post-production, and distribution. Panel Sarah Marince - Host Jade Zaroff - Co-Host Eric Vollweiler David Rubenstein… View the Video

  • Video Production People

    Video Hustle: Leveling Up  w/ Communities - Video Production People Wednesday, March 24 at 4:00pm PDT with Blake Barnett, Justin McAleece, Joel Forrest, Voravong Nachampassak, Sarah Marince, Jade Zaroff, Rose Kaz, George Roca, Juliana Broste, Joshua Friedman, Jj Englert, Ravid Razak, CJ Walley.  If it’s your vision or your client’s, it’s always beneficial to have the best possible production team in all necessary roles. Is that you? We want to hear from all crew! Let’s learn together ️

  • adventure into animation

    Adventure into Animation Panel Justin McAleece - Host Jade Zaroff - Co-Host Levi Ames Rachael Jaye Schulz Sarah Marince DJ Summitt Hagop (Kane) Kaneboughazian Mike Blum Mark Simon Transcripts from Talk Justin McAleece: Hi, this is Crew Talk with And today we are talking about animation. We have some really awesome animators here and people who work in the animation industry and know a whole ton about that. So if you were interested in that, then you're in the… View the Video

  • Monetizing your spec work

    Monetizing Your Spec Work with Advertising On Demand - Panel Sarah Marince Justin McAleece John Kubin Jed Williams Meisha Lee Levi Ames Jake McGhee Transcripts from Talk Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone. Happy Wednesday. Welcome to crew talk brought to you by Welcome back. This is my first week back in a couple of weeks. I just did a big move from Orlando to Dallas, but I've missed everyone and I'm glad to be back today. We are talking… View the Video

  • Amazon Prime Video

    Interview with Ken Gibbs Jr. from Amazon We sit down with Ken Gibbs Jr. and talk video production. Transcription: Justin McAleece: My name is Justin McAleece here with talking to Ken Gibbs Jr. Today. And yeah. Justin McAleece: Yeah. I'm going to have a really interesting conversation about what he does, what he's involved with. You got a lot of hyphenates in your situation over there. You're doing a lot of things, man. That's great to hear. Tell me… View the Video

  • What Camera you should buy in 2021

    Our 20th Webcast where we discuss all things camera related. This week we will be completely geeking out on the pros and cons of the best cinematic cameras available in 2021. Join us as we discuss tech specs of the best cine cameras on the market. Panel Bio's John Daly (Host) - Sunset Beach, NC Susan Anzalone (Co-Host) - Los Angeles, CA Sahir Champion - Los Angeles, CA NYC Native, Sahir Champion graduated from the Newhouse School… View the Video

  • film and video lighting magic

    Our 19th Webcast where we discuss Video and Film Lighting Magic. What lights? What diffusions? What technologies? What does it matter? Join us for this week's Crew Talk as get some incredible insights and hard-fought anecdotes from some video and film industry rock stars about the magic of lighting. Sarah Marince: Hello everyone. Happy Wednesday. Welcome to crew talk brought to you by That was an awesome intro. Thank you, Justin. For that intro. I'm Sarah Marince. I'll be… View the Video

  • positive thinking

    Our 18th Webcast where we discuss Positive Thinking and How to See Clearly Through a Murky 2021. So what do we do every year during the holiday season? We make outlandish, unattainable, and often ridiculous resolutions that almost all of us already know we will not keep. Interested in a better video / film success plan for 2021+? To help find a more useful solution to this New Year’s ritual we invited the authors of You Can Choose to share… View the Video

  • indie film distribution

    Our 17th Webcast where we discuss Indie Film Distribution with Filmmakers & Distributors. From Amazon to Sundance how do you get more eyeballs to see your flick? To answer this and other related questions we reached out to both filmmakers and distributors for guidance. Have your questions ready and let’s all learn how to better distribute our documentaries and feature films. Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone. Happy Wednesday. And welcome to crew talk brought to you by So today we… View the Video

  • Promote Video Production Services

    Our 16th webcast where we discuss the best ways to promote your video production services. On this webcast we discussed the best ways to reach your target audience in order to gain more business. Below is a summary of the topics we discussed: - Website Design & Development - Email Newsletters - Social Media - Internet Marketing (SEO) - Communities, Forums & Directories - Testimonials & Reviews - Content Marketing (Blogs & Articles) - Google Ads Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone.… View the Video

  • Drone Cinematography

    Our 15th webcast where we discuss Drone Cinematography. On this episode of Crew Talk, we discuss drone cinematography with the people that fly cameras for Hollywood as well as for commercial projects. Have you added yourself as a resource in our production community? If so, we'll be giving away a $100 prize to whoever is at the top of the home page leaderboard on Dec 1st. Justin McAleece: My name is Justin McAleece. This is Crew Talk, and we are… View the Video

  • Seattle Summit 2020

    Our 14th webcast where we discuss the upcoming Seattle Film Summit. Discussing the upcoming 2020 Seattle Film Summit with, Ben Andrews, the founder of the event. The Seattle Film Summit combines the art and business of filmmaking to advance the funding, creation, and distribution of stories that reflect the thriving, socially aware film culture around the world and in the Pacific Northwest. Plus this year is the 1st time the Seattle Film Summit goes digital so virtually anyone can attend!!… View the Video

  • Video editing

    Our 13th webcast where we discuss the topic of Editing. Panelists: Sarah Marince Mauricio Tapia Kyra Uniejewski Awni Issa Aaron Tharp Andy Matthews Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone happy Wednesday. And welcome to crew talk brought to you by shoot stop video. I'm Sarah morons, and I will be your host this evening. And today we are talking about editing. So we have a wonderful panel here to tell you all about it. As always. I have my list of questions… View the Video

  • Crew Talk Directing

    Our 12th webcast where we discuss the topic of directing. Panelists: Justin McAleece Rickey Bird Jean-Luc Slagle Craig Teper Chris Lofing Travis Cluff Justin McAleece: Justin McAleece here with Shoots.Video crew talk coming to you live from Fresno, California. Wow. Hey, how are you guys doing? What's up? Good, good. Excellent. All right. So in my upper left, I don't know how it looks on your end, but we got the man the myth,… View the Video

  • Acting 101

    Our 11th webcast where we discuss the topic of acting in movies vs commercial projects. We explored the topic of acting in movies vs commercial projects and answer the questions of how to get paid acting gigs, how to secure an agent or be in a talent agency and what to expect in your career as an actor. We also focus on the demands and perks of the different types of projects actors typically do including narrative, commercial, corporate, etc.… View the Video

  • corporate script writing

    Our 10th webcast where Sarah is discussing the process of script writing for corporate videos with 5 talented writers. Discussion Topics: - How they got into the industry. - Their natural writing style. - Multi-column scripts. - Tips & best practices. - Audience Q&A. Panelists: Mike Kirby Willie Pena Scott Davis Terri Marie John Kelly Sarah Marince: Hello everyone. It's Wednesday. So that means it's time for crew talk. Welcome to crew talk brought to you by Today, we… View the Video

  • getting hired

    Our 9th webcast where Justin discusses Getting Hired by Production Company with a handful of production companies. Discussion Topics: -Process for hiring support crew. -Process for hiring on camera & voice talent. -Favorite websites for finding talent & crew. -Getting to the top of the vendor list. -Full-time employment. Panelists: Justin McAleece - Blare Media Sania Jhankar - Luminoustudios Richard DePaso - Aardvark Video Daniel Marlow - LemonLight Torrey Tayenaka - Sparkhouse Anita Casaline - Beyond Pix Studios Justin McAleece:… View the Video

  • virtual production studio interview

    Virtual Production Studios Our 8th webcast where Sarah discusses Virtual Production Studios with our friends over at Digital2Physical. Discussion Topics: - What is Virtual Production - Equipment and Software - Virtual set vs. Augmented reality - Fun and challenging projects from previous work Sarah Marince Host @ Evan Glantz Owner & Creative Director @ Keith Anderson Lead Animator @ Josh Spodick Technical Director @ Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone. Happy Wednesday. Welcome to crew talk brought to… View the Video

  • hair and makeup

    Our seventh Webcast where Sarah will be discussing the Hair & Makeup role with three veteran HMU artists. Discussion Topics: Advice on starting the journey Being on set vs off set. Useful tips and tools Fun and challenging projects from previous work Sarah Marince - Durand Carter - Cris Michelle - Melissa Oretta - Sarah Marince: Hi everyone happy Wednesday. And welcome to another episode of crew talk, hosted by And today we have a… View the Video

  • Colorist

    Our sixth Webcast where Sarah will be discussing coloring with 3 colorists. Discussion Topics: What is color correcting? Differences between color correcting and color grading. Useful tools. Fun and challenging projects from previous work. Panelists: Sarah Marince Shane Ruggieri Evan Schafer Kevin Barber Sarah Marince: Hello, everyone happy Wednesday. And welcome back to another episode of crew talk. So I hope you're having a wonderful week getting ready for the holiday weekend. We have a very cool topic tonight. We… View the Video

  • music production

    Our fourth Webcast where Sarah will be discussing music production with 3 composers. Discussion Topics: Their process in creating new music Pros & Cons of stock music libraries Directing music composers Fun projects & stories from previous work Panelists: Sarah Marince Tony Clark Susan M. Lockwood Kenneth Lovell Sponsor: PEER to PEER Video & Film Industry Referrals Sarah Marince: Hello everyone. Happy Wednesday. Welcome back. This is episode four of crew talk. This is pretty exciting. And today our… View the Video

  • voice talent crew talk

    Our third Webcast where our host, Sarah Marince, discusses voice talent with three solid voiceover artists in the industry. Discussion Topics - How to better direct voice reads - Pros & Cons of voiceover directories - Feedback on voice auditions - Fun projects & stories from previous work Panelists Sarah Marince Sheila Hart Paul Schmidt D.C. Douglas Panel Discussion Sarah Marince: Hello everyone. Happy Wednesday. I'm Sarah Morin's and welcome to our crew talk. I'm super pumped about today's topic… View the Video

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