Grit is a new pod hosted by Jon Harman, where we talk to people at all stages of their careers in the creative industries. We seek to find what they do, how they do it, why they do it and how did they get there. Each episode will explore top tips and insider information to give inspiration and help people stay motivated as professional creatives. "From Grit comes Pearls"
Ingeborg Aarø is a Content Creator for the Oslo based PlusCulture. In this episode, Ingeborg gives insight into the first year as a media producer after graduation, the role of the professional content creator and the mindset one needs to get started.
David Allison produces live comedy formats with his company This is Your Laugh. His strong background in producing for television, both documentaries and entertainment shows has given him great insights into development hell and the challenges of making shows happen.
In this episode we talk about how Covid has affected the live comedy scene, his newly commissioned TV format Monster Court for CBBBC. How he started out as a runner on a popular daily live entertainment show and how David has honed his creative skills into the role of Producer.
With over twenty years of experience at the top of the entertainment industry, Dave Emery is a prolific Camera Supervisor and Remote Camera Specialist. In this episode, Dave gives us great insight into the world of remote camera and jib operation in multi camera and single camera environments ranging from drama to studio and large scale event productions. In particular we discuss the effect the Co-Vid Pandemic has had on the industry, along with top tips for those starting out in the industry.
In this episode we join Jim Mortram, a British social documentary photographer and writer, based in Dereham, Norfolk. His ongoing project using photography and writing, Small Town Inertia, records the lives of a number of disadvantaged and marginalised people living near to his home, in order to tell stories he believes are under-reported. We speak to Jim about his work and ethos around photography and how important it is to amplify the voices of the people he collaborates with.
We are joined by Sara Deane, a freelance cinematographer who has over 20 years experience of shooting feature films, commercials and TV shows. Sara explains her role, what inspires her and some top tips for aspiring cinematographers.
This time we are joined by Claire Bee, Head of Production at EA Create Capture in Vancouver. Claire explains to us the behind the scenes world of motion capture for award winning games and her exciting career in film-making.