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Circle Take Podcast

Daniel A. Cardenas

Circle Take Podcast
65 min2019 JUL 23
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Our very first podcast

Here’s the very first episode of Circle Take recorded over a year ago with filmmaker, technologist and good friend Steven Bradford. We talk about modern filmmaking and how it relates to digital marketing. In subsequent episodes, we varied our focus to include strategists and implementers or creators of video and digital marketing.

Circle Take Podcast transcript (unedited)

Speaker 1:                           00:00:09              

Hello. Hello, and welcome to our first show. This is circle. Take a conversation about modern filmmaking. I am so excited to be here. You know I’ve never done anything like this before. I’ve thought about it, but I’ve finally decided to jump right in. So please go easy on me. If you have any feedback or comments, please let me know. We’re figuring it out as we go. What’s that? What’s that, Gordy? Oh, that’s Gordon, our British audio engineer, and he’s holding up a sign. Why are we doing this? Well, the reason I wanted to do this was to share some interesting information. What do we do? Making videos, small films, adverts, marketing, longer films. You know, it all seems so easy, but it’s not. You got to live and breathe this stuff every single day. You have to be receptive to new ideas and new or different ways to create.

Speaker 1:                           00:01:08              

It’s an endless quest for knowledge, and I’d love to share what I’ve learned over the years and have some great conversation with some interesting people. So wish me luck. Here we go. Today’s guest is one of those seasoned veterans who for the last decade or so, has been really giving back to the community in the way of mentoring and teaching at the Seattle Film Institute right here in the northwest. Stephen Bradford is a graduate of the USC School of Cinema, and as a working DP, cinematographer and a very creative guy. Besides all of this, he’s been a very dear friend for a long time. And now Steven Bradford, how have you seen the field of filmmaking change in the last five years?

Speaker 2:                           00:01:56              

Well, it’s interesting because people will tend to focus on the technical part of it and say, oh, there’s all this technical change and digital change. And that’s, and that’s real. But I think that the transition of the last 10 years has just accelerated, which is, it’s more about what you can deliver on the web and what you can deliver on, uh,