This Week in Production
TWIP EP13: The Joys of Production Meals

TWIP EP13: The Joys of Production Meals

October 18, 2019

Recorded in Dallas TX on a corporate event, Art Aldrich and his travel crew including John Werner, Tom Chartrand and George Vahamonde vent on the sometimes troubling experience of production meals.

TWIP EP12: Thomas Yannitte and his self funded passion project

TWIP EP12: Thomas Yannitte and his self funded passion project

October 11, 2019

Thomas is not a professional filmmaker, but he has the skills to be one. He approached me about shooting a unique feature film with a micro budget. Normally this would be a hard pass, but Thomas is a unique individual. I agreed. What could go wrong? Well, where do I begin...

TWIP EP11:Finding Creativity

TWIP EP11:Finding Creativity

October 4, 2019

One of my first connections in the video business was with Producer/Director Mr John Werner. John and I met back in the early 90's at WWOR-TV. We have maintained a relationship of work and friendship ever since. We discuss creativity over a couple of rounds of scotch.

TWIP EP10:Taking On Special Projects

TWIP EP10:Taking On Special Projects

September 27, 2019

TWIP contributor Tom Chartrand just wrapped an exciting project with the Cape Cod Symphony called “Soaring Over the Sound”. Tom and TWIP host Art Aldrich discuss the project and some of the tidbits that don't show up in the finished product.

TWIP EP09: Managing Data

TWIP EP09: Managing Data

September 20, 2019

Host Art Aldrich and colleague Tom Chartrand from Shoreline Media Productions discuss handling camera media, from on-set offloading to archiving for long term storage. Art shares a story about an on-set raid failure and a sleepless night.

TWIP EP08:Epic Failures In Production

TWIP EP08:Epic Failures In Production

September 13, 2019

Guests Lou Leta, John Sheeren and Chip Maynard reveal profession failures they have experienced with host Art Aldrich.

TWIP EP07: Proper Preparation Prevents Problems

TWIP EP07: Proper Preparation Prevents Problems

September 6, 2019

Host Art Aldrich discusses equipment prep with film AC John Sheeren and DP Lou Leta and the pitfalls of assumption.

TWIP EP06: New Gear Decisions

TWIP EP06: New Gear Decisions

August 30, 2019

With IBC on the horizon and a slew of new camera announcements flooding the net, TWIP Host Art Aldrich with guests Lou Leta and Tom Chartrand discuss their new gear evaluation process and buying styles. This episode was recorded on location, and under the influence of Don Julio Anejo.

TWIP EP05: LOG, LUTS, and Confusion

TWIP EP05: LOG, LUTS, and Confusion

August 23, 2019

Colorist Verne Mattson and Art Aldrich converse about color correction, and some things to think about before shooting log or raw on your production.

TWIP EP04:Testing 360 Cameras on a Drone, and a Rookie Mistake

TWIP EP04:Testing 360 Cameras on a Drone, and a Rookie Mistake

August 16, 2019

Trial and errors with a 360 camera rigged to a drone, plus a rookie mistake I made on a proposal.