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Creator Insights by Visual Tone

Creator Insights by Visual Tone

By Visual Tone

The Creator Insights Podcast is your guide into the world of online content creation and the business behind it. We profile some of the most interesting content creators from around the globe and find out how they do what they do.

If you’re a creator of any kind (YouTuber, Instagrammer, blogger, podcaster, composer), this podcast offers a handful of actionable insight and useful information. Learn how these entrepreneurs, marketers, and creatives built loyal communities and successful businesses from their craft.

It's a podcast by creators, for creators!
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Antoine Truchet | Breaking Into One Of The Hardest Photo Fields, Formula One
Antoine Truchet | Breaking Into One Of The Hardest Photo Fields, Formula One
Antoine is an action photographer / videographer from France who is a motorsports fanatic. In this episode, we talk about how he got a foot in the door of Formula One. Not only is it a super difficult sport to capture, but it is notoriously one of the most difficult industries to break into as a photographer. Antione tells us how through his passion-lead efforts and determination, he managed to get his work noticed.  And like puzzle pieces coming together, it allowed him to make the right connections along the way that ultimately lead him to his dream job. Listen to the podcast right here! Check out Antoine on Instagram & YouTube - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
42:59
December 17, 2020
JustKay | Building Your Personal Brand & Knowing Your Worth
JustKay | Building Your Personal Brand & Knowing Your Worth
Kay Van Huisseling (aka JustKay) is a media creative and filmmaker from the Netherlands. Just a few years ago he was studying nursing, but after stumbling upon some beautiful travel photography on Instagram, something ignited within him. Kay now travels the world and documents it's beauty for a living. His journey and progression over the last few years have been astounding. In this episode, we take a look at how Kay built his personal brand into a successful business that allows him to travel and do what he loves. We talk about knowing your worth and pricing yourself as a creator. We also discuss some Instagram tips, Kay's new obsession with FPV drones and so much more! Kay is a humble and talented creator and we are so stoked to share with you this podcast. There's so much to take away from this talk! Listen to the podcast right here! Check out Kay on Instagram & YouTube - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
54:55
December 10, 2020
Naudé Heunis | Looking Into The World Of Wildlife Filmmaking
Naudé Heunis | Looking Into The World Of Wildlife Filmmaking
Naudé Heunis is South African adventure filmmaker and conservationist who is devoted to applying his skillset into making a positive impact in our natural world. In this episode, we take a look into the life of a wildlife filmmaker. Naudé shares his experience about what it’s like to work out in the wild African bush and tells us stories of how he managed to capture some remarkable moments that come once in a lifetime. Naudé is also the co-founder of BTS Nature, a project that is giving a voice to and documenting people who are doing good things to help protect and restore the natural world. Listen to the podcast right here! Check out Naudé on Instagram & YouTube - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
01:02:47
October 01, 2020
Daniel Deuschle | The Man Producing Music for Your Films
Daniel Deuschle | The Man Producing Music for Your Films
Daniel Deuschle is a Zimbabwean born songwriter and producer who specializes in producing soundtracks for film. Dan has scored music for commercials, travel videos and more recently has devoted his energy to contributing on Musicbed (music licensing platform for filmmakers). He is also the wizard helping create the Sound FX packs here at Visual Tone. His style can be described as worldly with cinematic, dreamy, and electronic undertones. Although now based in Los Angeles, he stays true to his Zimbabwean roots by infusing African influence into his melodies. There's probably a good chance you've heard Dan's music in videos online which is why we're excited to shine the spotlight on the man behind them. In this episode we chat about the collaboration process between filmmakers and musicians, drawing insight from a project that Bryn and Dan worked on together. Dan talks to us about what it's like to make a living in this field,  his experience being a contributor on Musicbed; all while offering sage advice for anyone looking to get into this field. We also break down a few of his tracks and hear the thought process and production techniques that add so much hard hitting emotion to them. Listen to the podcast right here! Check out Dan on Musicbed & Instagram - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
54:14
September 15, 2020
Sam Newton | An Entertaining Look Into The World of Travel Filmmaking
Sam Newton | An Entertaining Look Into The World of Travel Filmmaking
In this episode, we chat with Sam Newton, a travel filmmaker and entrepreneur who co-founded MoveToCreate. Sam is a seriously talented dude whose name exploded onto the scene through his hysterical music parodies which poke fun at many of the cliché trends used in the travel filmmaking space. But Sam has a serious side to him too, creating beautifully crafted films with emotion and meaning.  Join us as we chat with Sam about about the ever-growing travel film genre as well as his journey into the space. Sam shares a ton of insight about how he got into travel filmmaking and the tactics he used to land himself clients. Listen to the podcast right here, it's both informative and entertaining!  Check out Sam's on YouTube & Instagram - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
01:08:02
September 07, 2020
Dan Mace | From Acclaimed Director to YouTube Creator, Why?
Dan Mace | From Acclaimed Director to YouTube Creator, Why?
In this episode, we sit down with the super talented filmmaker Dan Mace. Dan's directing career kicked off at a very young age when he was swept up and commissioned to direct TV Commercials for  huge brands such as Tusker and the Indian Premier League. He went on to receive some of the biggest accolades in the industry including three Young Director awards at Cannes. Dan shares his experience about being a director at such young age and ultimately why he decided to pull away from the industry. We also talk to him about what it was like to work alongside Casey Neistat and how it's been having stepped out of his limelight. Join us in talking with Dan about why he makes movies as we take a deep dive into all things filmmaking. - New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
01:10:23
August 31, 2020
SV Delos | Sailing & Filming The World For A Living
SV Delos | Sailing & Filming The World For A Living
In this episode, we sit down with Brian Trautman of the popular YouTube channel SV Delos.  Brian and the crew of SV Delos sail the world and make a living through documenting their travels on YouTube. It's a story of people who have chosen to live their lives in an alternative way and who showcase the world with humility and humour. They have amassed a large audience of loyal followers of whom many support their productions through crowdfunding platform Patreon. Brian not only shares his incredible story with us, but offers a lot of insight into growing and sustaining a loyal audience by creating content that is engaging, honest and genuine. - New episodes every week.   Connect with us!  Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
54:02
August 20, 2020
Free To Use Sounds | How A $100 Microphone Changed Our Lives
Free To Use Sounds | How A $100 Microphone Changed Our Lives
In this episode, we chat Marcel Gnauk and Libby Green; the duo behind FreeToUseSounds. What started out as an idea to record sounds for their own video productions turned into what is one of the biggest field recording sound libraries on the internet today! Join us to discover how they've managed to create a business that sustains their nomadic travel lifestyle whilst empowering creators with sounds from all around the world. New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
46:33
August 12, 2020
Mike Visuals | The Hustle Never Stops
Mike Visuals | The Hustle Never Stops
In this episode, we chat with travel filmmaker and co-founder of CreatorClasses Michael Gray (aka Mike Visuals) who first started tinkering with After FX when he was only 13 years old. Fast forward to today, he's working alongside DJI, Beautiful Destinations, Adobe and tourism boards from all across the globe. Mike shows us how he got a foot in the door of this industry through relentless hard work and hustle - a word that is thrown around a lot these days; but what does it actually look like? New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
45:43
August 03, 2020
Bryn North | Taking Risks - Is It Worth It?
Bryn North | Taking Risks - Is It Worth It?
In this episode, we chat with co-host and travel filmmaker Bryn North who has worked with incredible brands such as Red Bull, Audi, DJI and tourism boards from around the world; he’s also worked alongside some of the biggest names in the filmmaking space. Bryn dives deep into his journey and how he’s gotten where he is through taking risks. From hustling his way into his first editing gig to dropping the comforts of a well paying job to go at it on his own. Bryn shows us that the combination of hard work and taking risks has been the driving force behind his career. New episodes every week. Connect with us! Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
01:00:06
July 22, 2020
This Is Us | Creator Insights Podcast
This Is Us | Creator Insights Podcast
Welcome to the introductory episode of the Visual Tone Creator Podcast.  This Podcast is your guide into the world of content creation and the business behind it. Hosts (and filmmakers) Bryn North and Kiril Dobrev profile some of the most interesting and talented content creators from around the globe and find out how they do what they do. If you’re a creator of any kind (filmmaker, photographer, composer, artist) or someone who leverages social media in business, the Creator Podcast offers a handful of actionable insight and useful information from some of the very best in the business. It's a podcast by creators, for creators! New episodes every week! Connect with us Subscribe to the Creator Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify & other podcast app of choice. Join the Instagram community to ask upcoming creators your burning questions
18:47
July 22, 2020