The Collective Podcast

The Collective Podcast

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The Collective Podcast brings you weekly episodes of entertaining, informative, honest discussions with creative industry professionals from around the world. Created and hosted by designer/director Ash Thorp, he aims to explore the struggles of work/life balance and to share the experiences of influential creatives from all realms of media, including (but not limited to) designers, illustrators, visual effects artists, writers, painters, and programmers.

Episodes

Ep. 150 - Jim Geduldick  

Cinematographer and VFX artist Jim Geduldick joins us this week to discuss the passion of his craft, as we explore his origins in skateboarding and how that naturally evolved into his film career. We get a bit meta, digging deep into things which envelop most creatives such as time management, focus, purpose, and most importantly - how and why we do the things we do. GUEST LINKS: Jim’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Filmbot Jim’s Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/filmbot Jim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmbot/ Jim’s Behance: https://www.behance.net/filmbot Pretty Sweet: https://vimeo.com/75631552 The Art of Flight: https://vimeo.com/75631143 ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Adio Shoes: http://adiofootwear.cali-strong.com/ Adio One Step Beyond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z9cMOLG4mg Shilo: http://www.shilo.tv/ Jose Gomez: http://www.shilo.tv/jose-gomez/ Picture This: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Unub7HhYobw Learn Squared: https://www.learnsquared.com/ The Cars: http://thecars.org/ Explosions in the Sky: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Explosions_in_the_Sky Mogwai: http://www.mogwai.co.uk/ Lakai - Fully Flared: https://vimeo.com/18736090 Lakai: http://lakai.com/ Girl Skateboards: http://girlskateboards.com/ Ty Evans: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1379896/ Spike Jonze: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005069/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Andrew Kramer: http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/author/andrew-kramer/ Creative Cow: www.creativecow.net/ Psyop: http://www.psyop.com/ Deep Work: http://amzn.to/2mov5Bb Choke: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjvzJO-6ESc The Last Dragon: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089461/ Hype Machine: http://hypem.com/ The Knife: http://theknife.net/ Royksopp: http://royksopp.com/ That’s It That’s All: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMHp3TAz9aU Justice: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justice_(band) Nikola Tesla: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCFtjt-9Sfc Better Smarter Faster: http://amzn.to/2mz1RMG Eternal: https://vimeo.com/75078480 Burnt: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2503944/ The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 149 - Maxim Zhestkov  

Multidisciplinary artist Maxim Zhestkov joins us this week to share his thoughts on the universal language of art, how MTV music videos shaped his fascination with media, the painful lessons of making film, and his endless goal to find bliss in his work. GUEST LINKS: Maxim’s Website: http://www.zhestkov.com/ Maxim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zhestkov/ Maxim’s Behance: https://www.behance.net/Zhestkov Maxim’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZhestkovMaxim/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: 47 Ronin: http://amzn.to/2mZPiwU The Gift: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRNv-V7jV-g On Writing: http://amzn.to/2n08YRl How Artists Work: http://amzn.to/2miol4a What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: http://amzn.to/2l2p5Ka Shoe Dog: http://amzn.to/2kGDf7s Creativity, Inc: http://amzn.to/2lBo9zy The Handmaiden: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4016934/ Stanley Kubrick: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000040/ Ego is the Enemy: http://amzn.to/2kGLJvu The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 148 - Matt Pusti  

Makeup and Vanity Set’s very own Matt Pusti joins us this week to discuss how he draws inspiration from his favorite films and injects it into his own work, his recent transition into freelance and working from home, and how he manages to navigate his new life. GUEST LINKS: Makeup and Vanity Set Website: http://makeupandvanityset.com/ Makeup and Vanity Set Bandcamp: https://makeupandvanityset.bandcamp.com/ Makeup and Vanity Set on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/makeupandvanityset/ 88:88 - https://makeupandvanityset.bandcamp.com/album/88-88 Hit TV - https://vimeo.com/165450397 ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Karate Kid: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087538/ The Abyss: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096754/?ref_=nv_sr_1 The Conversation: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071360/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Heart of Darkness: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102015/?ref_=fn_al_tt_4 My Life Directed: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4029998/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Nightcrawler: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2872718/?ref_=nv_sr_5 Collateral: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0369339/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Enemy: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2316411/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Denis Villeneuve: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0898288/?ref_=tt_ov_dr Sicario: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3397884/?ref_=nv_sr_3 Arrival: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2543164/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Roger Deakins: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005683/?ref_=fn_al_nm_2 Blade Runner 2049: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1856101/?ref_=nv_sr_1 The Limey: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0165854/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Out of Sight: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120780/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Solaris: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069293/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Blue Velvet: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090756/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Mulholland Drive: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0166924/?ref_=nm_knf_i1 Vangelis: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006331/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Jóhann Jóhannsson: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0433580/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Manifold: https://vimeo.com/64200399 Mastery: http://amzn.to/2m1GPJ9 Manage Your Day-to-Day: http://amzn.to/2lLCqt3 The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 147- Chris Bjerre  

CG generalist Chris Bjerre joins us this week to discuss his outlook on being a generalist and his craft, the fine balance needed for a successful freelance lifestyle, and the reasons he devotes so much focus on his passion projects. GUEST LINKS: Chris’s Website: http://chrisb.tv/ Epoch: https://vimeo.com/198811503 ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Mastery: http://amzn.to/2knB6bJ My Kid Could Paint That: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0912592/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Michael Rigley: http://www.michaelrigley.com/ Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!): http://amzn.to/2laHhnJ Tickled: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5278506/ Deep Work: http://amzn.to/2kK4U5V Intron Depot 1: http://amzn.to/2kYVKRy Off Camera Podcast (Jake Gyllenhaal): http://offcamera.com/issues/jake-gyllenhaal/watch/#.WJrdjbYrJBw A Single Man: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1315981/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Nocturnal Animals: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4550098/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Room 237: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2085910/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Iris Van Herpen: http://www.irisvanherpen.com/ Stalker: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079944/ Solaris: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069293/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Upstream Color - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2084989/?ref_=nv_sr_1 2001: A Space Odyssey: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062622/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Ghost in the Shell: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113568/?ref_=nv_sr_2 The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3204392/ Walt Disney World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEZN7208E2k Leaders Eat Last: http://amzn.to/2kBNxSh The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 146 - Jessie Kawata  

Jessie Kawata, a creative strategist and industrial designer at NASA JPL, joins us this week to discuss the beginnings of her career in design, the complex and constantly evolving nature of her unique role, and what her thoughts are on the industry as a whole. GUEST LINKS: Jessie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/okawater NASA JPL: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Google Span: https://design.google.com/span-2016-la/ Art Center: http://www.artcenter.edu/ Journey to Mars: https://www.nasa.gov/content/nasas-journey-to-mars/ “When I look up to the stars and I think ... ‘there’s billions of galaxies out there’ … there’s gotta be something there that will help me to understand who I am.” -Jessie Kawata The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 145 - Jonathan Kim  

Rare Volume co-founder and creative director Jonathan Kim joins us this week to share the story of starting his company, the impact his amazing, supportive wife has had on his career, and managing the the tricky territory of the work/life balance. We dig into some really big topics throughout the episode including what Jonathan hopes to achieve in his legacy, what design means to him, and what his goals are in life. GUEST LINKS: Jonathan’s Website: http://jonathankim.work/ Rare Volume: http://rarevolume.com/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Prologue: www.prologue.com Otis College of Art and Design: http://www.otis.edu/ Ego is the Enemy: http://amzn.to/2isMXcw The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 144 - Chris Do  

Chris Do, the entrepreneurial CEO and founder of the studio Blind, joins us this week to share his family history and the beginnings of his career in design, what some of his personal and professional goals are, and the current state of brick and mortar art education and how he aims to change things up. GUEST LINKS: Blind: https://blind.com/ Are you a “bricklayer” or an art director?: http://motionographer.com/2016/07/25/are-you-a-bricklayer-or-an-art-director-chris-do-explains/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Devil You Know: Jason Silva: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Silva 5 Whys: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_Whys Tony Hseih: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Hsieh Art Center: http://www.artcenter.edu/ “Think about yourself less of a maker of things for other people, but a maker for yourself.” -Chris Do The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 143 - Justin Fields  

Concept artist and illustrator Justin "Goby" Fields joins us this week to discuss the humble beginnings of his career, the profound effect his friends and family have had on his success, and how some of his earliest influences have shaped his work and personality over the years. GUEST LINKS: Justin’s Website: http://www.justinfields.com/ Ironklad Studios: http://www.ironkladstudios.com/ Ironklad on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ironkladstudios/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: The Force Awakens: http://amzn.to/2h2iCkn Midway Games: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midway_Games Gnomon: https://www.gnomon.edu/ Image Comics: https://imagecomics.com/ Battle Chasers: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1548028600/battle-chasers-nightwar TaleSpin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TaleSpin Dungeons & Dragons: http://dnd.wizards.com/ 10,000 Hours Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/tenthousandhours/ Neville Page: http://www.nevillepage.com/ “Your work has to show passion, and if it doesn’t you’re just gonna have to get in line with everybody else.” -Justin “Goby” Fields The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 142 - Cloudkicker  

Musician Ben Sharp, otherwise known by his moniker Cloudkicker, joins us this week to discuss the origin of his musical career, the struggles of being left-handed, and the overwhelming benefits exercise and a healthy lifestyle can have on your mental state. GUEST LINKS: Cloudkicker Website: http://cloudkickermusic.com/ Ben’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/bmsharp Cloudkicker on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cIoudkicker/ The Discovery: http://cloudkickermusic.com/album/the-discovery Intronaut: https://intronautofficial.com/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Tortoise: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tortoise_(band) New Bon Iver album: http://amzn.to/2gEeMwu Mastery: http://amzn.to/2gWidiG On Writing: http://amzn.to/2h3wXsd TaleSpin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TaleSpin Eat That Frog!: http://amzn.to/2fXJmSC The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 141 - Aliens Commentary  

TO SYNC UP WITH US, SKIP TO 00:19:35! Collective Commentaries is a series in which we chat with a guest as we watch some of our favorite films. Watch along with us in our second episode, as production designer and director Gavin Rothery joins us to discuss James Cameron’s Aliens. GUEST LINKS: Gavin’s Website: www.gavinrothery.com/ Gavin’s Twitter: www.twitter.com/gavrov Gavin’s Blog: www.gavinrothery.com/my-blog/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ BUY ALIENS HERE: http://amzn.to/2g8Rxam SHOW NOTES: Aliens Comics: http://amzn.to/2g8dxSO Solaris (2002): http://amzn.to/2eVLObS Galaxy of Terror: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy_of_Terror The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 140 - Ben Radatz  

This week we’re joined by Ben Radatz, a partner and co-founder of the legendary Kansas City-based production studio MK12. We discuss how Ben got his start in the industry and how MK12 came about, the bizarre economy of pitching in the motion graphics industry, and how detrimental it can be to work for free. GUEST LINKS: MK12: http://mk12.com/MKXII/ An Insulting Pitch: http://motionographer.com/2016/06/24/an-insulting-pitch-email-from-mk12-co-founder-ben-radatz/ Quantum of Solace: http://www.artofthetitle.com/title/quantum-of-solace/ Stranger Than Fiction: https://vimeo.com/3193923 ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Kansas City Art Institute: http://kcai.edu/ Walt Disney Animation Studios: https://www.disneyanimation.com/ Saul Bass’s AT&T Logo: http://www.avclub.com/article/saul-bass-1969-pitch-film-new-bell-system-logo-wor-224951 Impostor Syndrome: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impostor_syndrome Styleframes: http://www.styleframes.nyc/ “The perspective that you bring to things is completely unique … so when you take on a lot of free work, you’re devaluing that in yourself.” -Ben Radatz The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 139 - Mike Hill  

This week's episode is a live recording from Industry Workshops event held in London this past August. We're joined by video game and film concept designer Mike Hill, where we discuss the organic chemistry which goes into interpreting his favorite films, the rigorous process he goes through for creating his functional concept designs, and the psychology and careful consideration behind creating a powerful work of art. GUEST LINKS: Mike’s Website: http://www.mikehill.design/ Mike’s ArtStation: https://www.artstation.com/artist/mikehill Mike’s Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/mikehill Mike’s Terminator Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhG3PJPx4Sk Industry Workshops: http://www.industryworkshops.co.uk/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Contact: http://amzn.to/2emGPPZ James Cameron: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000116/ Steven Spielberg: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000229/ Mad Max: Fury Road: http://amzn.to/2eAVjuH Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare: http://amzn.to/2emES65 The Nerd Writer: https://www.youtube.com/user/Nerdwriter1 Batman Begins: http://amzn.to/2eyUO2L Denis Villeneuve: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0898288/ Sicario: http://amzn.to/2emXMMp Roger Deakins: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005683/ It Follows: http://amzn.to/2dC3Xpv Inside Out: http://amzn.to/2eeZOuo The War of Art: http://amzn.to/2ef3hsZ “I think that style is the after effect of a process, rather than an ingredient in the process.” -Mike Hill The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 138 - Matt Workman  

Founder of Cinematography Database and Cine Designer, Matt Workman joins us this week to discuss his perspective on the future of the industry, how his company has become his personal vision, and how important it is to believe in yourself to make your goals a reality. GUEST LINKS: Cinematography Database: http://www.cinematographydb.com/ Cinematography DB on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cinematographydb/ Cinematography DB on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cinematographydb/ Cinematography DB on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cinedatabase Modern Cinematographer: http://www.cinematographydb.com/category/podcast/ Cine Designer: http://www.cinematographydb.com/cinedesigner/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Ep. 68 - John Sweeney: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/john-sweeney/ Chris Do - Are you a bricklayer or an art director? http://motionographer.com/2016/07/25/are-you-a-bricklayer-or-an-art-director-chris-do-explains/ The Lego Movie: http://amzn.to/2e2Bdb4 P.T. (Video Game): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P.T._(video_game) MAKE Documentary: https://make.musicbed.com/ Hearts of Darkness (Documentary): http://amzn.to/2d1JQ8K How Much Money Does a Cinematographer Make: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFuvZL0MN3A Gary Vaynerchuk: https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/ Ep. 8 - Vitaly Bulgarov: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/vitaly-bulgarov/ Chris Do’s The Skool: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSkoolRocks “If you just do your weird thing, and you work at it, and you’re honest with yourself, and you keep trying to make it better for you, that will resonate with someone.” -Matt Workman The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 137 - Grant Warwick  

V-Ray legend and the brains behind Mastering CGI, Grant Warwick, joins us this week to discuss his passion for teaching, a bunch of nerdy goodness about rendering engines, and the importance of truly loving what you do. GUEST LINKS: Mastering CGI: http://masteringcgi.com.au/ Grant’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/masteringcgi/ Grant’s CGSociety: http://sathe.cgsociety.org/ V-Ray: https://www.chaosgroup.com/ Cream Studios: http://www.creamstudios.com.au/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: 3D-Coat: http://3dcoat.com/home/ Vitaly Bulgarov: http://www.bulgarov.com/ Geof Darrow: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geof_Darrow The Matrix: http://amzn.to/2cZe5OQ The Hobbit (film): http://amzn.to/2dleQgm The Day the Earth Stood Still: http://amzn.to/2dsKA3y FStorm Render: http://www.fstormrender.ru/ Learn Squared: https://www.learnsquared.com/ The Third & The Seventh: https://vimeo.com/7809605 Cinema 4D: https://www.maxon.net/en-us/ “If you put your very first year into something - and you put everything you can into that - and you still don’t like it, it’s not meant to be.” -Grant Warwick The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 136 - Nidia Dias  

Art Director Nidia Dias joins us this week to discuss her origins from Portugal, her undying passion for doing personal projects, and the inspiration derived from working with other artists. We also get into her fascination with album artwork and movie posters, how much of a workaholic she is, and try to figure out what's going on with all of the shoe porn in the motion graphics industry. GUEST LINKS: Nidia’s Website: http://nidiadias.com/portfolio/ Nidia’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/imnidiadias Nidia’s Behance: https://www.behance.net/nidia-dias Analog: http://www.analogstudio.co.uk/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Film 4 Idents: http://www.analogstudio.co.uk/work/film-4-idents Nando Costa: http://archive.nandocosta.com/ Jump to the Wonder: http://nidiadias.com/portfolio/work/jump-to-the-wonder/ House of Cards: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1856010/ Paul Rand: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Rand Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!): http://amzn.com/0714863483 Enter The Void: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1191111/ 3D-Coat: http://3dcoat.com/home/ Memento: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0209144/ Swiss Army Man: http://swissarmyman.com/ Mr. Nobody: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0485947/ “At the end of the day, it’s always going to be a team effort, and I think everyone should always be listened to.” -Nidia Dias The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 135 - Kirill Chepizhko  

Hardsurface modeler Kirill Chepizhko joins us this week to share the story of how he came to America, how he got his start in the industry as a concept designer, and how he worked his way up to a dream job at Industrial Light and Magic. We dig deep into his process, how Kirill uses 3D software to deconstrcut the world around him, and his new fascination with virtual reality. GUEST LINKS: Kirill’s Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/kirillchepizhko Kirill’s ArtStation: https://www.artstation.com/artist/fett Industrial Light and Magic: http://www.ilm.com/ Fusion 360: http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Nuthin’ But Mech: http://nuthinbutmech.blogspot.com/ Morphostemic Anti-Gear: http://nuthinbutmech.blogspot.com/2016/07/morphostemic-anti-gear.html Vitaly Bulgarov: https://soundcloud.com/the-collective-podcast/the-collective-ep-7-vitaly Ralph McQuarrie: http://dreamsandvisionspress.com/ Alien: http://amzn.to/14KoJ1w HTC Vive: https://www.htcvive.com/us/ Ready Player One: http://amzn.to/1iPA6f3 [NSFW] VR Music Video: https://vimeo.com/91645245 Black Mirror: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/black-mirror/ Alien: Isolation: http://www.alienisolation.com/ Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Getaway: http://amzn.to/2bKOKFp “I want to see how I can influence the world, and not just in games and movies - I want to see it in the real world.” -Kirill Chepizhko The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 134 - Peter Chung  

Legendary animator, writer, and director Peter Chung joins us this week to share a candid discussion about his viewpoint on what it is to be creative, working in the medium of film and animation, and what inspires him. GUEST LINKS: Peter Chung: https://zerply.com/pkchung/public Peter’s Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user44930142/videos/sort:plays/format:thumbnail Peter on Acme Films: http://www.acmefilmworks.com/directors/peter-chung/ Animatrix Interview with Peter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5qJERBvS2s Aesthetics in Flux: https://formerpeople.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/aesthetics-in-flux-a-conversation-with-peter-chung/ The State of Visual Narrative in Film and Comics: http://www.awn.com/mag/issue3.4/3.4pages/3.4chung.html Reflexions: http://www.matrix-happening.net/reflexions/reflexions_chung.htm Firebreather: http://herocomplex.latimes.com/tv/aeon-flux-animator-sparks-firebreather-movie-for-cartoon-network/ ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: CalArts: https://www.calarts.edu/ Akira: http://amzn.to/2aSlVmI Stephen King’s It: http://amzn.to/2aUJ1f8 Heat: http://amzn.to/2b4kcOr Prometheus: http://amzn.to/2aUK1QJ The Counselor: http://amzn.to/2aVAI2M Kazuo Umezu: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuo_Umezu Contact: http://amzn.to/2aTu36l Playtime: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062136/ Michelangelo Antonioni: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000774/ “Partly the reason why there’s so much crap being made is that there are films made by people who are just driven by the process, and they’re not interested in the final result.” The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 133 - Richard Taylor  

We're finally back from our hiatus, joined by one of our most sought-after guests - Sir Richard Taylor - the founder, creative director, and head of New Zealand's legendary Weta Workshop. Join us as we go in depth on Richard's backstory, how he started the Workshop, and where he hopes to take it in the future. We cover everything from Richard's professional aspirations, how he cultivates creativity in his talented team, and how he manages a hectic schedule while maintaining strong personal relationships. Seeing as Richard has worked on some of the most iconic projects in the history of entertainment, it's quite a treat for us to have had this opportunity, so we really hope you enjoy his insight as much as we did! GUEST LINKS: Weta Workshop: http://wetaworkshop.com/ Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War: https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/visit/whats-on/exhibitions/gallipoli-scale-our-war ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Peter Jackson’s World War I Exhibit: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/last-post-first-light/67843693/sir-peter-jackson-shows-off-his-great-war-exhibition-in-wellington Tane Upjohn Beatson: http://www.taneub.com/ Lord of the Rings Appendices: http://amzn.to/2ao2xx6 Douglas Adams: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Adams The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: http://amzn.to/2ap5sZV Magic Leap: https://www.magicleap.com/#/home “The art of innovation is to throw yourself at failure and miss.” -Sir Richard Taylor The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 132 - Alien Commentary  

Collective Commentaries is a series in which we chat with a guest as we watch some of our favorite films. Watch along with us in our inaugural episode, as past guest and good friend of the show Gavin Rothery joins us to discuss Ridley Scott's masterpiece Alien. Buy Alien (Theatrical Cut) here: http://amzn.to/28JKXX9 If you enjoyed this commentary, please let us know on Facebook, Twitter, or over email! We'd love to hear from you. ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

Ep. 131 - Saman Kesh  

Director Saman Kesh returns to talk about his incredible new short film, HIT TV, which premiered this past week and has already been selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, making it Saman's 15th. Throughout the episode, we discuss our directorial processes, how they differ, and why it doesn't matter as long as you're passionate about it. Lots of nostalgia, who inspires us, and what we miss about their early works. GUEST LINKS: Saman’s Website: http://samanftw.com/ Saman’s Instagram: http://instagram.com/saman_kesh HIT TV: https://vimeo.com/165450397 November Skies: https://vimeo.com/165450397 Basement Jaxx: https://vimeo.com/101266603 ------------------------------ The Collective Newsletter: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/newsletter Subscribe on iTunes: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/itunes Subscribe via RSS: http://www.thecollectivepodcast.com/rss Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thecollectivepodcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecpodcast ------------------------------ SHOW NOTES: Learn Squared: https://www.learnsquared.com/ Thief: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083190/ Manhunter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091474/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Neon Demon Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqFhKdRFPvA Hotel Chevalier: https://vimeo.com/77335572 Arnold Schwarzenegger Interview: http://fourhourworkweek.com/2015/02/02/arnold-schwarzenegger/ Snowtown Murders: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1680114/ High Rise: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0462335 Blow Out: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082085/ Radiohead - Daydreaming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTAU7lLDZYU The Long Game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV6tZEj4yY0 Network: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074958/ Andrew Thomas Huang: http://www.andrewthomashuang.com/ Damn Daniel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a16Kgh7j8zk Take Shelter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1675192/ Mud: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1935179 Gone Girl: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2267998 Blood Into Wine: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1394383/ How People Learn to Become Resilient: http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/the-secret-formula-for-resilience The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers.

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