The Indy Mogul Podcast

By Indy Mogul

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The Indy Mogul Podcast brings you honest, thoughtful discussions with expert filmmakers every week. Hosted by indie filmmaker and Aputure's Ted Sim.

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Ep. 7 : Shooting Cinematic BROLL with Matti Haapoja

What's the secret to shooting that cinematic lifestyle BROLL that we see more and more in commercials and vlogs? Today, we sit down with travel and adventure filmmaker Matti Hapooja to get his advice!

Mar 12, 2019
Ep. 6 : Editorial Photography with Diana Levine

We sit down with Diana Levine, an editorial photographer who's taken photographs of everyone from Barack Obama, to Alicia Keys, to John Legend and more to find out. We learn about why she only uses one light for most of her lighting setups, and what she focuses on during a shoot.

Mar 05, 2019
Ep. 5 : The Future of Previz with Matt Workman of Cinematography Database

Is it possible to create an entire film world inside of a game engine? We talk to cinematographer and software developer Matt Workman of cinematography database to learn about Cine Tracer, a revolutionary previsualization and on set virtual production tool. 

Cine Tracer is available on Steam for Mac OSX and Windows. 

Feb 26, 2019
Ep. 4 : High End Product Cinematography with Kazu Okuda

What are the keys to product cinematography? This week we sat with commercial cinematographer and motion control supervisor Kazu Okuda, who has shot spots for Elle, Vogue, Express, Omega and a litany of product videos for brands like Dior, Hennessy, Chanel and Oscar de la Renta, to find out!


Feb 19, 2019
Ep. 3 : Guerilla Music Video Filmmaking with YCImaging

Is it possible to shoot a cinematic, no budget, no prep music video in only 4 hours?

To find out we sit down with Chrys from @YCImaging, a music video director who has shot hundreds of music videos before putting these tips to use and trying it for ourselves.

Feb 12, 2019
Ep. 2 : Live Projection Filmmaking with Charles Haine

How can an $80 projector upgrade your Poor Man's Process? How can filmmakers learn to use the same projection techniques that were used in First Man (2018), Gravity (2013) and Oblivion (2013)?

To find out we spoke to Charles Haine, a professor of cinematography at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and a writer at NoFilmSchool.

Feb 05, 2019
Ep. 1: One Day Documentaries with Griffin Hammond

Indy Mogul is back! Today we catch up with fellow co-host Griffin Hammond about his work covering the 2016 Presidential election with Bloomberg News and the process of creating his festival darling documentary "Sriracha."

We also discuss the fundamentals of documentary filmmaking and how to film a documentary in one day. 



Jan 28, 2019