The Digital Convergence Podcast - Creating Digital Media with Video, Photography, and Audio
About This Show
The Digital Convergence Podcast is a show about creating and making a living as a digital media creative with video, photography, and audio. Whether you use high end pro video gear, or a DSLR video camera, or an iPhone, this podcast helps you learn the craft and business of being a pro creative. We cover production, post-production, and business for video producers and photographers.
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DCP 212: Where Do Creative Ideas Come From?
Dec 27 16
This year I’ve published 31 episodes of the Digital Convergence Podcast. If there is anything to be learned from these podcast episodes this year it’s that gear will only get you so far. Most cameras made today are good–even the iPhone in your pocket. Video editor Chris Fenwick called the iPhone a “studio in our hands.” With such power and quality available to us, there’s no reason to agonize over what camera to buy. In essence, there’s nothing left to pixel peep because all pixels are pretty good. So now that we’ve got gear angst out of the way, in 2017 and beyond, we can move on and focus on creating. You are first and foremost a creative. Imagination trumps gear. The creative process begins with an idea. Where do creative ideas come from? In this last episode of 2016, I explore this question and examine the creative process through a series of interview clips that feature filmmaker and director David Lynch, actor and comedian Gene Wilder, director and explorer James Cameron, composer and performer Yanni, musician and founder of The Black Eyed Peas will.i.am, producer and musician Brian Eno, and author, lecturer, and education expert Sir Ken Robinson. Their thoughts on where creative ideas originate, the creative process, creative failure, and overcoming creative discouragement will inspire you to expand your creative horizons no matter what your situation is in life, or the gear and software you have, in the year ahead. Please support our show sponsors: Get your yearly subscription to the VideoBlocks + AudioBlocks bundle today for only $149 here: http://videoblocks.com/digital2016 CrumplePop - Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X Plugins: http://crumplepop.com Mentioned in the show: Interviews on Creativity: Hitchcock's Definition of Happiness: https://youtu.be/14dOICbwSIs Gene Wilder on Creativity (from CTForum.org) https://youtu.be/4gG3ludjkMs James Cameron Interview on Creativity | Montréal 2014: https://youtu.be/duEyYGqWFt8 Yanni: Illustrating the Creative Process: https://youtu.be/xQJ21n9LDHo will.i.am o
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Big Fan of this show!
Carl Olson is great on this show. Seems like a very likable guy. Very knowledgeable and picks really really good guest and topics for his show. It is an extremely helpful resource. I listen every chance I get. Highly recommend this show for anyone in the video and film-making world, especially the aspiring, budding video creators and filmmakers.
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 5 out of
Date published: 2016-01-14