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Puget Systems Podcast

By Our Creative Team
We build high performance workstations custom tailored for content creation, engineering, and scientific computing.
This podcast will discuss topics related to the workflows and software of those industries.
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Episode 93 - Live Q&A w/ Geno Rosario - Tech Consultant @ Puget Systems
This week Geno Rosario, a technology consultant here at Puget Systems, joins us to answer your questions and talk about the transition from Mac to PCs, music and DAWs, his experience in our support dept. and how that benefits potential customers, and so much more! We specialize in building exactly what you need and none of what you don't. Our no-pressure, non-commissioned sales staff are experts at configuring a computer that will meet your exacting needs. They are happy to discuss a configuration with you or guide you through each step of the process by asking a few questions about how you'll be using your computer. For more details: https://hubs.ly/H0V7kqz
01:08:04
September 21, 2021
Episode 92 - Live Q&A w/ Gabriella K. - Virtual Production Expert @ Feeding_Wolves YouTube Channel
This week we're proud to have Gabriella K. back to answer your questions and talk about her awesome Puget Systems workstation, tips and advice for beginners, and all the cool things going on in the virtual production industry! Gabriella has been a videographer and video editor for years and has recently dove head-first into learning Virtual Film Production absorbing everything from technical to artistic techniques in order to learn the entire pipeline and workflow.   Check out Gabriella's channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/FeedingWolves   For more details about Puget Systems: https://hubs.ly/H0V7kqz0
01:02:58
September 9, 2021
Episode 91 - Live Q&A w/ Jared Lewis - Tech Consultant @ Puget Systems
This week Jared Lewis, a technology consultant here at Puget Systems, is BACK to answer your questions and talk about the consultation process, how we go about getting you the right system for your workflow, and some exciting and challenging client requests. We specialize in building exactly what you need and none of what you don't. Our no-pressure, non-commissioned sales staff are experts at configuring a computer that will meet your exacting needs. They are happy to discuss a configuration with you or guide you through each step of the process by asking a few questions about how you'll be using your computer. For more details: https://hubs.ly/H0V7kqz
01:02:15
September 8, 2021
Episode 90 - Live Q&A w/ Matt Bach, Senior Labs Tech @ Puget Systems
Our Labs Team works hard to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why Matt Bach joins us this week to go over the latest in content creation software updates and how your computer's hardware affects performance.    For more information check us out at: https://hubs.ly/H0V7kqz0
01:04:06
August 30, 2021
Episode 89 - Live Q&A w/ Jonathan Winbush - Founder @ Winbush Immersive
This week we have the pleasure of hosting Jonathan Winbush, award-winning motion graphics designer and founder of Winbush Immersive ( http://winbushimmersive.com/ )    With over a decade of experience working in a wide arrange of mediums from traditional television to newer tech like virtual, augmented, and mixed reality WINBUSH continues to push the limits of what can be accomplished with a little creativity.
01:04:58
August 10, 2021
Episode 88 - Live Q&A w/ The Labs Team; Discussing Xeon W-3300 Performance Testing Results
This week we're hosting a round table talk to discuss the recent Intel Xeon-W launch with our entire Labs Team. We'll be going over performance testing, where it might fit into our product line, and, as always, we'll be taking questions from YOU the audience!   At Puget Systems, we do a LOT of testing. We believe that computers should be a pleasure to purchase and own. They should get your work done, and not be a hindrance. To do that, they need to be the right hardware for the job. We take it on as our mission to test and validate the industry's most popular applications, ensuring the software runs properly, and that our hardware is optimized for performance.
01:14:20
August 9, 2021
Episode 87 - Live Q&A w/ Sara Dietschy 🍑 - YouTuber, Podcaster, and More!
Sara creates awesome videos on her YouTube channel featuring tech reviews, deep-dives into her creative process along with other filmmakers, photographers, and artists. She also hosts That Creative Life, a weekly podcast where you will find candid conversations with the best artists and business professionals in the world.
01:03:02
August 9, 2021
Episode 86 - Live Q&A w/ Ben Nelson, Puget Systems Support Manager
This week we're joined by our Technical Support Manager, Ben Nelson!   We'll be taking and answering questions we gathered from social media and LIVE from the audience!   Although our hope is that you will never have to call in to Support for assistance (we hope our machines operate at optimal performance out of the box and for many years without any hiccups) we realize that from time to time, you will need to reach out to us. Whether it is for assistance setting up or troubleshooting an issue with a newly purchased system or working to resolve issues with a system that has seen its share of years, we are more than happy to hear from you.
01:02:37
August 9, 2021
Episode 85 - Live Q&A w/ Armando Ferreira - Film Maker & Gear Nerd @ Mondobytes, YouTube
Joining us this week is Armando Ferreira!   Armando creates filmmaking gear reviews, how-to's, and tutorials covering everything you need to know to improve your YouTube video production, on his popular YouTube channel, MondoBytes.
01:05:29
June 30, 2021
Episode 84 - Live Roundtable Q&A w/ The Labs Lads - RTX 3080 Ti Edition
This week we're hosting a round table talk about the recent RTX 3080 Ti launch with our entire Labs Team. We'll be going over performance testing, where it might fit into our product line, and, as always, we'll be taking questions from YOU the audience! At Puget Systems, we do a LOT of testing. We believe that computers should be a pleasure to purchase and own. They should get your work done, and not be a hindrance. To do that, they need to be the right hardware for the job. We take it on as our mission to test and validate the industry's most popular applications, ensuring the software runs properly, and that our hardware is optimized for performance.
01:12:11
June 30, 2021
Episode 83 - Live Q&A w/ DJ Bailey - Technology Consultant @ Puget Systems
This week DJ Bailey, a technology consultant here at Puget Systems, joins us to answer your questions and talk about the consultation process, how we go about getting you the right system for your workflow, and some exciting and challenging client requests.   We specialize in building exactly what you need and none of what you don't. Our no-pressure, non-commissioned sales staff are experts at configuring a computer that will meet your exacting needs. They are happy to discuss a configuration with you or guide you through each step of the process by asking a few questions about how you'll be using your computer.
01:05:42
June 16, 2021
Episode 82 - Live Q&A w/ Ash Thorp, Creative Director - ALT Creative, Inc.
This week, we're proud to have Ash Thorp, director, designer, illustrator, and founder of ALT Creative, Inc. join us on our show today to discuss and answer questions related to VFX, digital art, animation, and more!    ALT Creative, Inc. ( https://altcinc.com/ ) was founded by Ash Thorp to offer a variety of assistance with your project needs, ranging from creative direction, graphic design, VFX, concept/digital art, illustration, animation, through directorial services.
01:11:31
June 9, 2021
Episode 81 - Live Q&A w/ Dr. Don Kinghorn, Scientific Computing Advisor - Puget Systems
This week, join us for a live Q&A session with Dr. Don Kinghorn, Scientific Computing Advisor at Puget Systems as we discuss Docker containers, enroot, and how the A100 is performing for the scientific community. Every week at 1pm Pacific we host a LIVE Q&A show featuring members of our Labs team and industry experts ranging from machine learning scientists to indie filmmakers, professional photographers, sound designers, VFX artists, and more!
01:11:41
May 26, 2021
Episode 80 - Live Q&A w/ Gabriella K, Virtual Production Artist - Feeding_Wolves
This week we have the pleasure of hosting Gabriella K, aka Feeding_Wolves on YouTube! Gabriella creates content centered around Unreal Engine, Motion Graphics/VFX, and Virtual Production. Recently, she's become a go-to source for information and tutorials on Unreal Engine MetaHumans. We're glad to have her on the show to help give us some insight into and answer questions about, the virtual production workflow and what effect MetaHumans will have in the future.
01:03:01
May 26, 2021
Episode 79 - Live Q&A w/ Kelly Shipman, Labs Technician - Unreal Engine!
Our very own Kelly Shipman is our special guest this week! We'll be taking your questions about game development, virtual production, 3D rendering as well as discussing the MetaHumans beta from Epic, the latest developments in Unreal Engine, and more! We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs.
01:05:58
May 26, 2021
Episode 78 - Live Q&A w/ Matt Bach, Senior Labs Technician!
Matt Bach joins us this week to go over the latest in content creation software updates and how your computer's hardware affects performance. We'll also be looking at H.264/H.265 Hardware Decoding hardware support. We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs.
01:06:08
May 25, 2021
Episode 77 - Live Q&A w/ Ben Nelson, Puget Systems Support Manager
After last week's hiatus, we're joined by our Technical Support Manager, Ben Nelson is our special guest! We'll be talking about what sets our support team apart from the other guys, some common issues they've been seeing lately, in addition to taking and answering questions from the audience! Although our hope is that you will never have to call in to Support for assistance (we hope our machines operate at optimal performance out of the box and for many years without any hiccups) we realize that from time to time, you will need to reach out to us. Whether it is for assistance setting up or troubleshooting an issue with a newly purchased system or working to resolve issues with a system that has seen its share of years, we are more than happy to hear from you.
01:02:37
April 28, 2021
Episode 76 - Live Q&A w/ Dr. Don Kinghorn, Scientific Computing Advisor
This week Dr. Don Kinghorn joins us to talk about Intel oneAPI, Rocket Lake, Ice Lake, Nvidia GTC, and more! Dr. Kinghorn is our resident Ph.D. and scientist. He is the escalation point for questions concerning HPC, Scientific Computing, Machine Learning, AI, Linux System Administration, and Troubleshooting. He also works on hardware systems validation for scientific workloads and provides an internal educational resource for others here at Puget Systems.
01:11:23
April 22, 2021
Episode 75 - 11th Gen Intel CPU Launch Roundtable w/ Labs
Intel has updated their mainstream, desktop product line with several new 11th Gen Intel Core processors. These CPUs offer higher performance per clock than earlier generations, making them well suited for single- and lightly-threaded workloads. We've gathered the hard-working Labs Lads together to go over the features and benefits of this new platform as well as dig into the performance testing results specific to their areas of focus.
01:03:09
April 7, 2021
Episode 74 - Chatting about After Effects Multi-Frame Rendering with Adobe Dev. Sean Jenkin
This week we're joined by Sean Jenkin, software engineering manager on the Adobe After Effects team. Matt and Houston chat with Sean about the nitty-gritty details of the Multi-Frame Rendering feature in After Effects! We're excited to get some in-depth information about how it all works and what is still to come!
01:04:27
March 29, 2021
Episode 73 - Puget Systems Podcast: Live Q&A w/ Mike Lorrain, Quantum Productions
This week Mike Lorrain, co-founder of Quantum Productions, joins us to talk about some of the changes that have occurred in the 25 years he and his business partner Norb have been making videos, thoughts on the newest tech, and advice for beginners!   From pre-production all the way through music and editing, Quantum Productions works to create outstanding, award-winning films for their clients; some of whom include Safeco Insurance, Nordstrom's, and Puget Sound Energy.   Check them out at: https://www.quantumproductions.net/
01:04:14
March 26, 2021
Episode 72 - Live Q&A w/ Ben Nelson, Support Manager
This week our Technical Support Manager, Ben Nelson is our special guest! We'll be talking about whats set our support team apart from the other guys, some common issues they've been seeing lately, in addition to taking and answering questions from the audience! Although our hope is that you will never have to call in to Support for assistance (we hope our machines operate at optimal performance out of the box and for many years without any hiccups) we realize that from time-to-time, you will need to reach out to us. Whether it is for assistance setting up or troubleshooting an issue with a newly purchased system or working to resolve issues with a system that has seen its share of years, we are more than happy to hear from you.
01:01:45
March 17, 2021
Episode 71 - The Labs Lads Discuss AMD Threadripper Pro
This week we're hosting a round table talk about the recent AMD Threadripper Pro launch with our entire Labs Team. We'll be going over performance testing, where it might fit into our product line, and, as always, we'll be taking questions from YOU the audience!
01:04:28
March 17, 2021
Episode 70 - Live Q&A w/ Julian Bass, Social Media VFX Star
You probably know Julian from his epically viral superhero VFX TikTok reel from last July. Julian has been making incredible videos for years and we're so excited and happy to have him join us this week for our Live Q&A show.    You can check out his work on TikTok (@thejulianbass) and YouTube ( @Macrobass J ) Macrobass Productions website: http://www.macrobassproductions.com/
01:02:40
March 6, 2021
Episode 69 - Live Q&A w/ Jared Lewis, Technology Consultant
This week Jared, a technology consultant here at Puget Systems, joins us to talk about the consultation process, how we go about getting you the right system for your workflow, and some exciting and challenging client requests.   We specialize in building exactly what you need and none of what you don't. Our no-pressure, non-commissioned sales staff are experts at configuring a computer that will meet your exacting needs. They are happy to discuss a configuration with you or guide you through each step of the process by asking a few questions about how you'll be using your computer.
01:01:59
February 23, 2021
Episode 68 - Labs Open Office Hour: LIVE Q&A w/ William George!
We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why we have our Labs Open Office Hour! This week William George joins us to chat and take questions!
01:03:06
February 10, 2021
Episode 67 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Brandon Carr, IT Lead for Contractor Nation
Brandon Carr is the IT Lead for Contractor Nation. He and his team provide desktop & network support, email administration, telecom administration, building security, etc. so that the company and its people may achieve even greater success.   Contractor Nation helps home improvement, repair, and service contractors with business coaching, training, marketing, sales expertise, etc.
01:01:15
February 10, 2021
Episode 66 - Labs Open Office Hour: LIVE Q&A w/ Kelly Shipman, 3D Rendering Labs Technician!
We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why we have our Labs Open Office Hour! This week Kelly Shipman, our resident 3d Rendering/Game Dev specialist joins us to take questions and discuss the latest happenings.
01:04:38
February 2, 2021
Episode 65 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Ed Tang, Technology Director at Belle & Wissell Co.
This week we're joined by Ed Tang, Technology Director at Belle & Wissell Co. Belle & Wissell is a team of makers and innovators. We push ourselves to break new ground on every project—using original methods to tell inspiring stories and electrify audiences. Check out their website: https://bwco.info/about-the-studio/
01:03:41
February 2, 2021
Episode 64 - Labs Open Office Hour: LIVE Q&A w/ Matt Bach, Senior Labs Technician!
We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why we have our Labs Open Office Hour
01:03:00
January 25, 2021
Episode 63 - Labs Open Office Hour: LIVE Q&A w/ Dr. Don Kinghorn, Scientific Computing Advisor
We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why we have our Labs Open Office Hour!
01:08:31
January 18, 2021
Episode 62 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Joel Telling, The 3D Printing Nerd
We're excited to have THE 3D Printing Nerd himself, Joel Telling, join us for Workflow Wednesday this week!   Joel is the man behind the "3D Printing Nerd" YouTube channel covering everything from hobby and consumer level topics all the way up to industrial additive manufacturing machines!    Check out the 3D Printing Nerd channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/3DPrintingNerd
01:07:18
January 14, 2021
Episode 61 - Labs Open Office Hour: William George Discusses Photogrammetry & Engineering
We take it upon ourselves to test and validate each industry's most popular applications and understand the nuances of how they interact with and utilize PC hardware. And while we do publish extensive articles on these subjects, we also realize that not everyone has the time to understand and apply this knowledge to their specific needs. That's why we have our Labs Open Office Hour! This week William George joins us to chat and take questions about his areas of expertise, Photogrammetry & Engineering software like Solidworks and Pix4D.
01:02:57
January 13, 2021
Episode 60 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with John Nierras, Creative Director at Perfect Infinitives
This week we're joined by John Nierras the creative director at Perfect Infinitives, a creative design and technologies studio firm that caters to the entertainment / visual industry for major brands.   John's background is in visual effects for broadcast and film. A desire to push the boundaries of real-time visual effects led John into theatre, live events, and robotics. Now John leverages those skills into the world of virtual production!    Check out some of his work on Instagram: https://instagram.com/likethepi
01:10:35
December 17, 2020
Episode 59 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman Discusses Unreal Updates
This week Kelly Shipman joins us to talk about his recent findings regarding the recently released AMD Radeon 6800 and 6800XT as well as the most interesting updates to come to Unreal Engine. Unreal Engine: AMD Radeon 6800 & 6800XT Performance https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Unreal-Engine-AMD-Radeon-6800-6800XT-1987/
01:02:51
December 14, 2020
Episode 58 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Niel Guilarte of All Things Post Podcast
This week we're joined by Niel Guilarte of All Things Post Podcast! All Things Post is a community that highlights the talented magicians behind the scenes in film, television, video, music, the arts & more. Each episode they feature post-production professionals, workflow advice, techniques, highlights, stories, and successes in order to inspire and educate others. Check out his podcast on Stitcher here: https://www.stitcher.com/show/all-things-post
01:05:49
December 10, 2020
Episode 57 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach Discusses The New AMD Video Card Release
This week Senior Labs Tech Matt Bach takes questions and chats about the latest testing results for the 6800 and 6800XT GPUs from AMD.   We've collected everything you need to know right here: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/AMD-Radeon-RX-6800-XT-Review-Roundup-1992/
01:08:14
December 8, 2020
Episode 56 - 20th Anniversary Celebration with Jon Bach
This week we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Puget Systems and President and Founder Jon Bach joins us with a look back at where we've come and where we're going, what's changed and what's stayed the same over the years.
01:14:22
December 8, 2020
Episode 55 - Labs Open Office Hour: Dr. Don Kinghorn Discusses The Latest in High Performance Computing
This week Dr. Don Kinghorn joins us to talk about his progress getting four RTX 3090's to work in one workstation, with one PSU. He's also available to take your questions!    You can check out the current performance results from Dr. Don's testing here: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/hpc/Quad-RTX3090-GPU-Wattage-Limited-MaxQ-TensorFlow-Performance-1974/
01:25:05
December 7, 2020
Episode 54 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Frank Graffagnino of METECS
This week we're joined by Frank Graffagnino of METECS.   Founded in 2003, METECS is an engineering and applied technology company with a long history of providing high-fidelity simulation, software, robotics, and analysis to NASA with contributions to the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Orion, Lunar Gateway, and Artemis programs.  Check them out here: https://metecs.com/
01:12:46
November 19, 2020
Episode 53 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Mike Pecci, Director and Host of In Love With the Process Podcast
This week we talk with Mike Pecci about his awesome podcast that goes deep into how to survive as a freelance artist. (And sometimes BBQ!) Classically trained as a silent filmmaker and cinematographer, Mike has spent over 19 years forming and running a production company that has produced award-winning content for brands like Bose and Sam Adams. Listen to his weekly podcast here: https://www.inlovewiththeprocess.com/
01:16:42
November 16, 2020
Episode 52 - Labs Open Office Hour: Labs Lads Discuss the New AMD Ryzen 5000-Series CPU Launch
Our entire Labs Team, through extensive and thorough testing, found that the new AMD Ryzen 5000-series CPUs offer tremendous value in a wide range of industries including photography, post-production, game development, photogrammetry, rendering, and more. Today to take your questions and discuss the impact this latest release will have on the computing world. Click HERE to see how these new CPUs do in a range of other real-world scenarios, we have reviews looking at a number of applications. 
01:02:29
November 11, 2020
Episode 51 - Labs Open Office Hour: Labs Lads Discuss the New RTX 3070
While the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series cards are certainly the most powerful GPUs ever released, it is important to understand that different applications utilize the GPU in very different ways.    The entire Labs Team joins us today to discuss and take questions about the newly released Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU! Click HERE to see how the new GeForce RTX 3070 8GB, RTX 3080 10GB, and RTX 3090 24GB perform in real-world scenarios.
01:22:24
November 11, 2020
Episode 50 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach, Adobe Creative Cloud Hardware Expert
Matt Bach joins us this week to talk about all the cool new things that Adobe announced at this year's Adobe MAX conference and answer any questions you have about how to optimize your hardware choices to get the best performance you can.
01:04:01
November 10, 2020
Episode 49 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Will Gibbons, 3D Modeling, Rendering and Animation
Our host sounds a bit off during the first half of the show. Sorry about that. We're excited to have Will Gibbons join us today for Workflow Wednesday! Will Gibbons creates stunning product renderings & animations for innovative and quality physical products. Before launching Will Gibbons Design, he was traveling the world teaching designers how to render their products.    Check out his work at: https://willgibbons.com/
01:03:56
October 22, 2020
Episode 48 - Labs Open Office Hour: Dr. Don Kinghorn - Scientific Computing Advisor
In this episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Dr. Don Kinghorn!    Don is the escalation point for sales and support questions concerning HPC, Scientific Computing, Machine Learning, AI, Linux System Administration, and Hardware Troubleshooting. He works on hardware systems validation for Scientific workloads and provides an internal educational resource for others here at Puget Systems. If you read our publications with any frequency, you’ll see Don contributes often to our HPC Blog. Don has been with Puget Systems since 2013 and has a long history with scientific and high-performance computing that was nurtured by his educational background in Computational/Theoretical Chemistry.
01:08:36
October 19, 2020
Episode 47 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Matt Bach, Content Creation Hardware Analyst
Today we talk with Matt Bach, Senior Labs Technician. Matt works as a hardware analyst where he researches, tests, and develops hardware solutions tailored specifically for content creation software packages. This is not limited just to hardware and software performance benchmarks, but also includes working closely with the professional community to ensure that our workstations properly address the real-world pain points of users.
01:02:15
October 16, 2020
Episode 46 - Labs Open Office Hour: William George, Photogrammetry & Engineering Software Expert
This week William George spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about his area of expertise, Photogrammetry & Engineering software like Solidworks and Pix4D.
01:05:33
October 12, 2020
Episode 45 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Justin Lassen, Record producer, Composer, VR Sound Design Expert
This episode was plagued by a number of technical issues; Zoom crashing, audio cutting out, etc. Sorry about that. Hopefully, there's value to be gained for the audience anyway. Today we talk with Justin Lassen, a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and remixer with over 20 years of experience in the music, film, tech, and video game industries!  Justin is currently working as a spatial audio designer for VR/AR/MxR projects.
01:02:10
October 8, 2020
Episode 44 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Unreal Engine, Game Development, Virtual Production, and More!
01:03:13
October 6, 2020
Episode 43 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Ryan Connolly, Owner of Triune Films and Host of Film Riot
Today we talk with Ryan Connolly writer and director of 16 incredible short films and creator/host of the popular filmmaking show Film Riot, a channel covering nearly every aspect of indie/small budget filmmaking. They've got tips and tricks for VFX, sound design, cinematography, and more! Film Riot explores the art of filmmaking in a way you've never seen.
01:08:11
October 6, 2020
Episode 42 - Labs Open Office Hour: The Labs Lads Discuss the RTX 3090
While the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series cards are certainly the most powerful GPUs ever released, it is important to understand that different applications utilize the GPU in very different ways.  The entire Labs Team joins us today to discuss and take questions about the newly released Nvidia RTX 3090 GPU!
01:12:12
October 3, 2020
Episode 41 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Emmy nominated Online Editor, Brady Betzel!
Today we talk with Brady Betzel Online Editor at Margarita Mix Hollywood! Starting as an intern on the show "On Air with Ryan Seacrest" all the way to being the online editor on the show Life Below Zero, on top of being a reviewer for Post Perspective and Post Magazine, Brady has seen a lot as he's moved through the post-production industry! We're excited to have him on today!
01:08:22
October 3, 2020
Episode 40 - Labs Open Office Hour: Jon Bach and the Labs Lads!
This week Jon Bach, Dr. Don Kinghorn, William George, Matt Bach, and Kelly Shipman all join the show to talk about and answer questions regarding the newly announced Nvidia graphics cards!
01:07:24
September 22, 2020
Episode 39 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Valentina Vee!
She's a photographer, a director, a cinematographer, an Adobe Master Trainer, and an Aputure Resident Pro! We're excited to have the incredible content creator Valentina Vee join us today! (http://www.valentinavee.com/)
01:07:45
September 22, 2020
Episode 38 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach, Adobe Creative Cloud Hardware Expert
Matt Bach joins us this week to talk about the latest developments in the Adobe Suite and answer any questions you have about how to optimize your hardware choices to get the best performance you can.
01:08:17
September 22, 2020
Episode 37 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Jay Lippman!
Today we talk with freelance video editor Jay Lippman!  Jay shares tips on video editing, sound design, color grading, and video editing gear in order to take your video editing skills to the next level. He uploads videos every Friday, so be sure to check out his channel! https://www.youtube.com/c/JayLippman
01:08:55
September 22, 2020
Episode 36 - Labs Open Office Hour: Jon Bach - President & Founder of Puget Systems
This week Jon Bach spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about RTX 30xx GPUs, the PC industry, and more!
01:03:32
September 22, 2020
Episode 35 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Oliver Peters, independent video/film editor
Today we talk with Oliver Peters an independent video/film editor, colorist, post-production supervisor, and consultant who also moonlights as a contributing editor/writer for Videography, DV, TV Technology magazines, Creative Planet Network, and RedShark News.
01:07:10
September 22, 2020
Episode 34 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Unreal Engine, Game Development, and Building a Better Benchmark.
01:05:58
September 22, 2020
Episode 33 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Pye Jirsa - SLR Lounge
Today we talk with Pye Jirsa founder and partner of SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa Photography. Pye is the creator of every workshop and resource inside the SLR Lounge library and we're proud to have him join us this week!    SLR Lounge: https://www.slrlounge.com Lin and Jirsa Photography: https://www.linandjirsa.com/
01:01:15
September 16, 2020
Episode 32 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Eugene Capon of Capon Design
Today we talk with film, animation, and XR creative director Eugene Capon! (http://www.capondesign.com/) Eugene entered the XR field in June of 2016. Previously a social media creative director, he self-produced/animated the 360 film Journey VR which was well received and was quickly included as a staff pick by VeeR, Adobe, and the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
01:03:19
September 16, 2020
Episode 31 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach, Adobe Creative Cloud Hardware Expert
Matt Bach joins us this week to talk about the latest developments in the Adobe Suite and answer any questions you have about how to optimize your hardware choices to get the best performance you can.
01:06:11
September 16, 2020
Episode 30 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Christopher Clements of FXitinPost
Today we talk with Visual Effects Artist Christopher Clements of FX It In Post! You may know Christopher from his incredible short "Star Wars SC 38 Reimagined". (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to2SMng4u1k)  We're excited to have him on this week to talk about his work!
01:04:39
September 16, 2020
Episode 29 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Heath McKnight, Journalist for RedShark News
Today we talk with long-time user of Apple and Final Cut Pro, Heath McKnight! Recently Heath reviewed one of our high-performance Genesis workstations and we're excited to hear about his experience switching over to a Windows10 machine.
01:07:06
August 8, 2020
Episode 28 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Wren Weichman, VFX Artist/Director at Corridor Digital
Today we talk with master of the visual arts, Wren Weichman! He and the crew at Corridor Digital create some of the coolest effects on the internet today. We're excited to have Wren join us to answer some questions about the world of VFX and YouTube storytelling!
01:05:16
August 8, 2020
Episode 27 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Game Dev, ArcVis, Engineering, Film, and AI/machine learning.
01:03:39
August 7, 2020
Episode 26 - Labs Open Office Hour: William George, Photogrammetry & Engineering Software Expert
This week William George spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about his area of expertise, Photogrammetry & Engineering software like Solidworks and Pix4D.
01:02:16
August 7, 2020
Episode 25 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Daniel Hashimoto (Action Movie Dad)
Today we talk with the one and only Action Movie Dad, visual effects artist Daniel Hashimoto about his workflow, the current state of the industry, and tips, tricks, and advice.
01:06:10
August 7, 2020
Episode 24 - Labs Open Office Hour: Dr. Don Kinghorn demonstrates Tensorflow GPU compute via WSL2 LIVE
This week's episode has Dr. Don Kinghorn showcasing a live demo of Tensorflow running via a Linux Only Nvidia docker container through WSL2. He's pretty hyped about it and we're pretty sure it's a world-first demonstration of the feat.
01:10:02
August 7, 2020
Episode 23 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach answers your post-production hardware questions!
This week, we have Senior Labs Tech Matt Bach joining us to talk about post-production workstation hardware and answer questions from the audience.
01:01:04
August 7, 2020
Episode 22 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Ant Pruitt!
Today we talk with photographer, videographer, and host of Hands-On Photography, Ant Pruitt about his workflow, the current state of the industry, and tips, tricks, and advice.
01:04:17
August 4, 2020
Episode 21 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach & Dr. Don Kinghorn
This week, we have Labs team members Matt Bach and Dr. Don Kinghorn joining us to talk and answer questions from the audience.
01:00:50
August 4, 2020
Episode 20 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Sir Wade Neistadt!
Today we talk with Animator, VFX Artist, Filmmaker, and Trainer Sir Wade Neistadt about his workflow!
01:02:16
August 3, 2020
Episode 19 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach & William George - Intel 10th Gen CPU Launch
This week, we have Labs team members Matt Bach and William George joining us to talk about the recent Intel 10th Gen CPU launch and what they found during their performance testing.
01:00:46
August 3, 2020
Episode 18 - Workflow Wednesday - Jon Bach
Today we talk with Puget Systems President Jon Bach about his programming workflow!
01:00:27
May 27, 2020
Episode 17 - Labs Open Office Hour - Kelly and Dr. Don
In this week's Labs Office Hour, Puget Systems President Jon Bach takes the reigns as host, fielding questions, and keeping the conversation going with Kelly and Dr. Don talking about the latest GPU developments.
01:08:11
May 27, 2020
Episode 16 - Workflow Wednesday - Mike Pecci
Today we talk with director and host of the In Love With the Process Podcast, Mike Pecci about how he's found success with his podcast and everything that goes into creating the content and distributing it out to the world.
53:30
May 26, 2020
Episode 15 - Labs Open Office Hour - Matt and Kelly
For today's Open Office Hour, Matt Bach and Kelly Shipman join us to answer your questions about the Adobe Suite, 3D Modelling, and Game Development!
01:01:39
May 26, 2020
Episode 14 - Workflow Wednesday - Ben Eshagpoor
In our first Workflow Wednesday live stream we chat with multi-hyphenate filmmaker Ben Eshagpoor, of beMOTION.dESIGN, about the state of the motion design industry right now and what people can be doing to prepare for the future.
01:20:01
May 26, 2020
Episode 13 - Labs Office Hour Live - William and Don
In this episode, William George and Dr. Don Don Kinghorn talk a little about what they do for Puget Systems while answering some questions from the YouTube Live Chat.
56:11
May 5, 2020
Episode 12 - Matt Chat - Dave Helmly
In this episode, Matt chats with Dave Helmly, Head of Strategic Development at Adobe, about a lot nerdy details regarding Adobe's approach to new technologies, how they adapt to changes in hardware like GPU acceleration, multi-threading, AI/Machine Learning and more!
41:21
April 23, 2020
Episode 11 - Matt Chat - Maxim Jago
Matt Bach and Adobe Master Trainer and media technology specialist, Maxim Jago, discuss the trends and editorial opportunities for content creators now, and in the future, the long term effects of working remotely, 360 film making and virtual reality technology, and the wonderful positivity that comes out of creating.
44:52
April 22, 2020
Episode 10 - Matt Chat - Paul Babb
Matt chat's with Paul Babb, Global Head of Community and Customer Experience at Maxon about the incredible opportunities for VFX artists, Maxon's acquisition of Redshift, as well as a brief look at the future of the industry.
33:17
April 21, 2020
Episode 9 - Matt Chat - Michael Kammes
Matt chat's with Film & TV Media Engineer Michael Kammes, about the current state of editing in the cloud and what the future may hold for the industry as things progress toward a cloud based workflow.
42:28
April 20, 2020
Episode 8 - Live Round Table - Adjusting to Working From Home w/ Eric, Brett, Mike, Kevin
Our host Eric Brown is joined by customer experience engineer Brett Nordquist, director Mike Pecci, and independent PR consultant Kevin Bourke to discuss some of the challenges that come with working remotely and how they've overcome those challenges.
01:06:16
April 17, 2020
Episode 7 - Puget Podcast - Matt Bach
Eric and Matt meet up at a local pub to dig a little deeper into the Labs process; what they do, why they do it, and how. 
34:42
April 13, 2020
Episode 6 - Matt Chat - Gary Adcock
Senior Labs Technician Matt Bach chats with writer, producer, and visual artist Gary Adcock.
47:45
April 6, 2020
Episode 5 - Dr. Don's Company of the Decade - Dr. Don Kinghorn
After laying the groundwork in our previous episode, Dr. Kinghorn discusses the advances and major milestones in machine learning that have occurred over the past 10 years.
42:01
March 30, 2020
Episode 4 - Dr. Don's Company of the Decade - Dr. Don Kinghorn
Dr. Don Kinghorn talks a little about his background, how he came to be a part of the Puget Team, and some early history of machine learning.
29:44
March 25, 2020
Episode 3 - CPU Launch 2019 - William George
William George talks about the CPU launches of November 2019 and the effects they had on the various CPU rendering applications he specializes in.
10:49
February 17, 2020
Episode 2 - CPU Launch 2019 - Matt Bach
Matt Bach discusses the CPU launches that happened in November 2019 and the effects they had on the Photography, Video Editing, and Motion Graphics/VFX industries.
26:55
February 10, 2020
Episode 1 - CPU Launch 2019 - Josh Raye
Josh Raye, Puget Systems' Product Manager, discusses his role at Puget Systems, the CPU launches in November 2019 and their effect on his work and the tech industry as a whole.
13:22
February 3, 2020
Episode 0 - The Intro
This is the first episode of the Puget Systems Podcast! Thanks for listening and be sure leave us some feedback!
24:27
January 21, 2020