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Protecting the Frame
14 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
Episode 40: Challenges of new camera operators, Will Steadicam help me get work, efficiency vs. quality. Reviewing nuggets of EP 39
Challenges of new camera operators, Will Steadicam help me get work, efficiency vs. quality. In this episode we go back a couple of weeks to review our EP 39 with Atlanta based Steadicam operator, Jarrett Morgan, SOC.
57 minutes | Mar 18, 2022
Episode 39: Jarrett Morgan, SOC
In Epsidoe 39 we chat with Steadicam Operator, Jarrett Morgan, SOC about how he got his start, how Steadicam may or may not be the right decision for a new camera operator as well as finding the "backbone" of each scene. Check us out on Instagram @protecttheframe as well as the website at www.protectingtheframe.com as well as video version of the recording at https://youtu.be/Zg4gcGTitoE
15 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
Episode 38: Reviewing nuggets of EP 37
In this episode I go back and review some golden nuggets Chris McGuire and I discuss on the previous episode 38. We review the layers there can be to telling the story through the lens, the idea of camera operator paranoia and also discuss why a technically perfect shot isn't always the right shot choice. If you haven't check out the previous episode with Chris, please do or check it out on the website at www.protectingtheframe.com You can also listen to his first episode with us from Episode 213 (old episode numbering). Be sure to leave a 5 star review and follow us on Instagram @protecttheframe !
55 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
Episode 37: Camera Operating, Correct Shot Applications and Oner Reviews with Chris McGuire, SOC, ACO
In Episode 37 we talk with steadicam operator Chris McGuire, SOC, ACO about expectations of the camera operator that you can't see from the outside, creating the correct movement for the story versus the technically sound as well as break down some well executed oners from Ross Coscia, Sasha Proctor and Stamos Triantafyllos. If you want to hear more about Chris' background check out our previous two part episode with him on EP 213. Check us out on Instagram @protecttheframe as well as the website at www.protectingtheframe.com
8 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
301 - 3 Tips for nailing your Whip Pans
I did a quick video on Instagram the other discussing a few tips on how to nail those whip pans so I wanted to put together a quick episode to help share those thoughts! If you have any other tips you think the audience could benefit from shoot me over an e-mail at email@example.com or DM me on Instagram @protecttheframe I look forward to hearing from you!
75 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
LIVE EP 003 - Peter Rosenfeld SOC
Peter Rosenfeld SOC is a Steadicam / Camera Operator primarily working in the feature film world. He has worked with directors such as David Fincher, Oliver Stone and Clint Eastwood on projects including, "The Social Network", "Gone Girl", "World Trade Center", "American Sniper", "Ant Man" and much much more. Enjoy our conversation as we discuss our day to day jobs and responsibilities as camera operators as well as some differences we have when it comes to operation of the camera. It goes to show that there are many ways to do the same job and hopefully encourages you to find new solutions to old problems. Enjoy!
79 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
LIVE EP 002 - Neal Bryant SOC
Every now and then we go LIVE on the Society of Camera Operators Instagram account and chat with other operators also in the SOC. This episode is the first of many that we have recorded from these sessions and turned into an episode with additional content not included in the live recording. This episode we chat with camera operator / steadicam operator Neal Bryant, SOC about his interesting introduction to the steadicam at such an earlier age. We also get very nerdy into Neal's obsession of steadicam and techniques to improve your very own craft. Some of Neal's credits include: -Crazy Ex-Girlfriend -Mary + Jane -Single Parents -Swimming With Sharks and more
70 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
LIVE EP 001 - Jason Ellson SOC
Every now and then we go LIVE on the Society of Camera Operators Instagram account and chat with other operators also in the SOC. This episode is the first of many that we have recorded from these sessions and turned into an episode with additional content not included in the live recording. Join us as we chat with camera operator / steadicam operator Jason Ellson, SOC about life behind the camera and how that intermixes into our daily life in our health, fitness and family. Some of Jason's credits include: -Mulan -Ghostbusters: Afterlife -Hidden Figures -True Detective -Black Panther -Mortal Kombat and more
72 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
PTF - EP 213 pt. 2 - Chris McGuire, SOC, ACO
In part 2 of episode 213 we have a discussion with camera / steadicam operator Chris McGuire about his professional career and how he now views his position and job as a camera operator. We also take a detailed dive into his steadicam oner on season 1 of True Detective. Some of Chris' credits include: -Hillbilly Elegy -Pitch Perfect -Terminator: Dark Fate -The Suicide Squad -True Detective
53 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
PTF - EP 213 pt. 1 - Chris McGuire, SOC, ACO
In part 1 of episode 213 we have a discussion with camera / steadicam operator Chris McGuire about his career, how he got started and how steadicam gave him that start. Come of Chris's credits include: -Hillbilly Elegy -Pitch Perfect -Terminator: Dark Fate -The Suicide Squad -True Detective
53 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
PTF - EP 212 - Casey Hotchkiss, SOC
In Episode 212 we talk with camera operator Casey Hotchkiss, SOC. We discuss how he approaches his job as a camera operator, some of those he's most enjoyed working with and the reasons behind it. Some of Casey's credits include: -Bill and Ted Face the Music -Ghostbusters -The Boss -Bridesmaids -Final Destination -Apollo 13 and more.
87 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
PTF - EP 211 - James Reid, SOC
69 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
PTF - EP 210 - Andrew Rowlands
In episode 210 we talk with camera operator and cinematographer Andrew Rowlands. We discuss the specific job of a camera operator and how the attitude of the operator can be one of the most important tools to continuing to work as well as doing good work.
71 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
PTF - EP 209 - Mick Froehlich, SOC
In episode 209 with Mich Froehlich we discuss how he found his way into the film industry and specifically into the art of cinematography as a camera operator and cinematographer.He has some great practical advice on how to work improve your craft as well as become a better asset for those who hire you. We also get into the niche he has found as a 2nd unit cinematographer on some of today's larger movies including Hidden Figures, Spiderman: Far From Home, Gemini Man and much more.
58 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
PTF - EP 208 - Karina Silva
In episode 208 we talk with cinematographer Karina Silva. We talk about her film which awarded her the high honor of one of Local 600's Emerging Cinematographer Awards in 2016 as well as her experience on many of her projects including The Mandalorian, Beauty and the Beast, Mr. Holmes and much more.
41 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
PTF - EP 207 pt. 2 - Mitch Dubin, SOC
In part 2 of episode 207 with camera operator Mitch Dubin, SOC we discuss more of his experience with the specific job of a camera operator, what he would do differently in this time of filmmaking as well as what the future could look like.
47 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
PTF - EP 207 pt. 1 - Mitch Dubin, SOC
In part 1 of episode 207 with camera operator Mitch Dubin, SOC we discuss his introduction into the film business, how he was able to find himself into tole of a camera operator and begin to collaborate with one of the all-time greatest directors, Steven Spielberg.
65 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
PTF - EP 206 - Duane Mieliwocki, SOC
In episode #206 we have a chat with camera operator / director of photography, Duane Mieliwocki, SOC on how his interest in the film industry began. He talks us through his journey to becoming a camera operator by way of working through the ranks of the camera department and how that helped inform his progress.
60 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
PTF - EP 205 - Dan Gold, SOC
In episode 205 we talk with SOC Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dan Gold. As a newly retired camera operator we look back on his career and pass along the decades of knowledge he has to give. He has helped bring to life some of Hollywood's classics like Air Force One, Casino, The Perfect Storm, The Wedding Singer and many many more. Enjoy! We discuss the resources the Society of Camera Operators has been putting together during this time so please check them out: http://soc.org/education/
37 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
PTF - EP 204 - April Hutchins
In episode 204, my wife and I try to answer the requests of the listeners in talking about what a relationship while working in the film business could look like. We are by no means perfect and therefore not the prime example for everyone to follow but having been married and working in the film business for 10+ years we can at least offer a little of our perspective to help inform those who are looking for the information and potential start some good conversations between you and your partner or spouse. Enjoy!
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