Monthly Archives: June 2014

FCG054 – Clarity Brevity Simplicity (feat. Carl Olson)

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How do you streamline and focus on your core competency when we are inundated with the complexity of living on the 21st century? Long time friend and first guest of The Grill, Carl Olson and I log on and have a conversation about JUST THAT. I also talk at great length about how some of my own workflows are changing and encourage Carl to look at some new methods to cut on his latest passion project. It’s always fun to catch up with Carl and this episode is no exception.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Carl Olson – @theCarlOlson

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FCG053 – Back in Time (feat. Jason Aron)

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If you’re trying to fund your movie you have to have an idea that connects with people. On an unrelated shoot Jason Aron discovered a bizarre subculture around the Back to Future Delorean Time Machine and decided to make a movie about a childhood memory. Jason tells us about the “kickstarter smiley face”. Hear all about how Jason made a film about the cultural impact of Back the Future told from the viewpoint of the Delorean Time Machine.

Learn how to manually make multicam clips to save time on long interviews.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
Jason Aron – facebook.com/BackInTimeFilm

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FCG052 – Workflow Brain Storming (feat. David Fabelo)

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Workflow logic is crucial and in FCPX there are so many ways to solve a problem. Returning guest David Fabelo and Chris walk thru a potential job he is applying for and we discuss some workflow ideas to make an episodic web series works smoothly in a shared work environment. We also learn about the Fabelo Rogue Marker Bug and hear how David came across that discovery. David discusses his logic of how he uses the Primary Storyline for his B-Roll and we talk about Markers in the browser or Markers in the timeline.

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Chris Fenwick – chrisfenwick.com – @chrisfenwick
David Fabelo – @David_Fabelo