29 episodes

Are you a creative person struggling to turn your passion into a career? The LoudaVision Podcast aims to break the stereotype of the “starving, struggling artist” by sharing ways to make money without sacrificing happiness. Experts discuss what it takes to succeed in the arts, and methods for bringing your creative vision to life. Hosted by Emmy award-winning Filmmaker & Artist Laura Meoli.
For more creative tips and inspiration, check out www.LoudaVision.com and connect with me on Twitter @LoudaVision

If you like what you hear, insight and content from this podcast has been turned into a book! Get your copy today on Amazon.com: https://www.LauraMeoli.com/Book

LoudaVision: The Podcast for Creatives LoudaVision (Laura Meoli)

    • TV & Film

Are you a creative person struggling to turn your passion into a career? The LoudaVision Podcast aims to break the stereotype of the “starving, struggling artist” by sharing ways to make money without sacrificing happiness. Experts discuss what it takes to succeed in the arts, and methods for bringing your creative vision to life. Hosted by Emmy award-winning Filmmaker & Artist Laura Meoli.
For more creative tips and inspiration, check out www.LoudaVision.com and connect with me on Twitter @LoudaVision

If you like what you hear, insight and content from this podcast has been turned into a book! Get your copy today on Amazon.com: https://www.LauraMeoli.com/Book

    Virtual Reality: Perception, Production, Possibilities

    Virtual Reality: Perception, Production, Possibilities

    Virtual Reality is a multi-billion dollar industry that is growing each day. Seemingly born out of video games and film, it is naturally catching-on as a new medium that allows for endless possibilities in entertainment, marketing, education and visual storytelling.

    Today’s expert is Michael Grabowski, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chair of the Communication department at Manhattan College. He began his career in television over two decades ago and his work on documentaries, short and feature films, commercials, music videos and news has been seen at the Guggenheim, the Smithsonian, in several film festivals, and on several broadcast and cable networks. Dr. Grabowski’s research in neuroscience, film history and virtual reality converge to provide a unique perspective on this emerging new phenomenon.

    In this episode, we’ll explore:
    -the difference between Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality.
    -how VR works to create an immersive environment with a stereoscopic 360 degree view and spatial audio.
    -the director’s role in VR production and design.
    -different ways to create VR: 360 degree video vs computer animated 3D worlds (using software like Maya, Unreal Engine or Unity).

    We learn about how VR challenges our multi-sensory perception, making users of VR active experiencers rather than just passive viewers. Beyond our five senses, VR activates our thermoception, proprioception, linear acceleration, and our vestibular sense. However, with this great power comes great responsibility. For producers of VR, we discuss the ethical considerations so as to not create “bad VR”.

    Dr. Grabowski shares his predictions for future content and experimental work in VR, how its emergence will compare to that of TV, and why we shouldn’t think of VR in the same way as we do film. With 4D rides in amusement parks, fully immersive video games, and VR documentaries challenging our ideas of what film can be, this episode is a must-listen.

    LINKS:
    The McGurk effect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-lN8vWm3m0
    www.MichaelGrabowski.com
    www.twitter.com/filmgrabowski

    Clarity for your Creative Career: www.LauraMeoli.com/book
    Ideal Career Assessment Video: https://youtu.be/xc0_QiV6IFU
    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    Image Credit: Alexandre Girardeau

    • 40 min
    Directing a life you love: ABC News Videographer, Professor & Emmy Winning Director Winston Mitchell

    Directing a life you love: ABC News Videographer, Professor & Emmy Winning Director Winston Mitchell

    What do we really need to learn to get started in the media industry? Should I join the union to get a union job? How do I stay current in this quickly changing media landscape?
    We answer all those questions and more in this uncensored, exclusive interview my mentor Winston Mitchell.

    A two time Emmy winner, currently Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of the Bahamas, Winston has had a long career in media management and production at major networks including CNN, Eyewitness News WABC-TV, and WNYE (PBS-TV). For 20 years he was News Director at the MTA’s Transit Transit News Magazine, the PBS show broadcast into 22 million homes in the New York Tri-state area. Behind the scenes, this unique internship experience allowed aspiring reporters and filmmakers (like me) to get hands-on training and create a production reel.

    Winston and I discuss how his teaching methods helped more than 200 journalists get a start in the media industry. HINT- it involves a thick skin, curiosity and ambition. ANOTHER HINT- you don’t need expensive equipment. Winston explains why delegating is your best friend, and how he went from 14 hour work days to a 14 hour work week. Learn how the media industry has changed (for better and worse), making a living in today’s quickly changing media landscape, and finding information we can trust.

    Have you ever Googled yourself? Winston has. He sets the record straight on the conspiracy theory website “Digging for the Truth” which claims that his ABC7 Eyewitness News report from the World Trade Center on September 11th was fake news. We also find out about his decision to move to Nassau, Bahamas (where he is living in paradise) and what’s next for him when he returns to NYC.

    LINKS:
    Winston’s Book “Station Break”: https://www.amazon.com/Station-Break-Winston-Mitchell/dp/B002EVHH3Q
    John Oliver on who owns your local news stations: https://youtu.be/GvtNyOzGogc

    Clarity for your Creative Career: www.LauraMeoli.com/book
    Ideal Career Assessment Video: https://youtu.be/xc0_QiV6IFU
    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    • 43 min
    Health Hazards of Occupational Sitting

    Health Hazards of Occupational Sitting

    Sitting at a computer all day for work is a pain in the neck! ...and the back, and likely putting you at risk for a number of health issues. Today’s expert is Dr. Edward Cambridge- a Kinesiology graduate, Doctor of Chiropractic, and an expert in spine and hip biomechanics. We’re discussing the health hazards occupational sitting, and how to optimize your health by adjusting your workspace.

    Are multiple screens causing you neck stiffness?
    Is your standing desk causing you back pain or soreness?
    Do we need to buy an expensive office chair with lumbar support?
    Learn how to adjust your workspace throughout the day with this new school of ergonomics.

    Dr. Cambridge explains the importance of load sharing, taking micro-breaks and knowing your unique time limit for sitting. I also ask how people with herniated discs can avoid surgery. Follow along at home with some sample stretching exercises you can use during your microbreaks.

    This is a must-listen for anyone with chronic pain or if you are worried about your sedentary lifestyle.

    LINKS:
    www.CambridgeSportandSpine.com
    www.BackFitPro.com
    Foundation Training: https://www.foundationtraining.com/about
    The LumbAir & other back supports: https://www.backfitpro.com/back-supports/
    Back Mechanics (Book for patients with back pain): www.BackFitPro.com/books

    Clarity for your Creative Career: www.LauraMeoli.com/book
    Ideal Career Assessment Video: https://youtu.be/xc0_QiV6IFU
    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    Image Credit: decade3d
    Thanks to Magdalena from the Lil’Minimalovin’ Podcast: www.lilminimalovin.podbean.com

    • 32 min
    Laura is on the Radio! WVOX (March 2018)

    Laura is on the Radio! WVOX (March 2018)

    LoudaVision podcast host Laura Meoli-Ferrigon appears on WVOX radio, "Wake up Westchester" with Bob Marrone to talk about her new book, “Clarity for your Creative Career”. Learn all about how this book can help you make the ideal career choices for your lifestyle. Quit the job you hate and create a life you love. Also, tips for freelancing and making money as an artist in this crazy competitive job market. Take a listen and enjoy!

    Audio courtesy of WVOX Radio.

    LINKS:
    WVOX Radio: www.wvox.com
    Book: www.LauraMeoli.com/book
    Ideal Career Assessment Video: youtu.be/xc0_QiV6IFU
    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    • 10 min
    Mini Episode, Big Announcement

    Mini Episode, Big Announcement

    If you are an ambitious artist who feels stifled, you might imagine quitting your job equals a lifetime of eating ramen noodle dinners and living paycheck-to-paycheck. That is simply untrue. If you are curious about working for yourself, but afraid to take the leap and actually quit your day job- I have a solution. It’s my book, “Clarity for your Creative Career: Tips, advice and inspiration from successful artists to quit the job you hate and create a life you love.”

    I share my transition from full time corporate job to freelance career freedom. “Clarity for your Creative Career” combines perspectives from more than twenty accomplished artists in the field of film, television, music, photography, comedy, writing, publicity, modeling, fitness and more. You will also find insight and analysis for work/life balance from leading coaches, entrepreneurs and professional psychologists to help you define and achieve your own personal success.

    If you’re sick of cookie-cutter advice that doesn’t take your unique potential into consideration, it’s time for a new approach. Use your creativity and resourcefulness to survive and thrive. As we all know, ideas are a dime a dozen, but executing those ideas is often done on an artists dime. Learn how to create projects for yourself and achieve goals that position you for success in your career. Learn how your mindset and emotions can be used to your advantage, no matter where you work. Discover your ideal career based on past experiences to live a happy, healthy life. Get your copy of “Clarity for your Creative Career” today, and tag @LoudaVision on social media when you have the book in-hand!

    LINKS:
    Book: www.LauraMeoli.com/book
    Ideal Career Assessment Video: https://youtu.be/xc0_QiV6IFU
    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    • 5 min
    Minimalism, Travel and Documentary Film with Magdalena Reilly

    Minimalism, Travel and Documentary Film with Magdalena Reilly

    Ever wondered what it would be like to pack up your life and go on the trip of a lifetime? Magdalena Reilly did just that.

    On this episode of the LoudaVision Podcast for creative people, this wandering soul shares the tale of how she and her husband left their 9 to 5 jobs, gave up their apartment, put everything in a storage unit, and went on a 3 month exploration of Europe to find out first-hand about eco-cities and environmentalism. Magdalena and Joseph Reilly‘s documentary film “Low White Sky” is an exploration of alternatives to our current agricultural systems, and it focuses on permaculture, vertical farming and urban gardening.

    Magdalena talks about how packing her life into a backpack for this journey lead her to minimalism. We discuss how people can declutter space in their home, and in their mind. Also, cheap travel hacks and minimalist packing tips for filmmakers.

    Low White Sky world premiered at the Plebeian Film Festival in Tijuana, Mexico on November 3, 2017.

    LINKS:
    -Magdalena’s Website: www.MagdalenaReilly.com
    -“Low White Sky” on Facebook: facebook.com/lowwhitesky.film
    -Lil’Minimalovin’ Podcast: www.lilminimalovin.podbean.com
    -Twitter: Lil' Minimalovin'
    -Instagram: Magdalena_Reilly_Photography
    -BLOG: www.magreilly.wordpress.com

    -Creative Ties Podcast with Valentin: http://apple.co/2xRuE4k
    -Momentum Mastery, Overcome 28 fears in 28 days Challenge: http://astuntmansguide.com/MomentumMastery
    -Learn to create a professional podcast on a budget- NOW ON SALE $24.99: www.LauraMeoli.com/createapodcast

    Listen to more episodes of the LoudaVision Podcast: www.LoudaVision.com
    Follow me on the social media: @LoudaVision

    This interview is featured in the book, "Clarity for your Creative Career". Available NOW at www.LauraMeoli.com/book

    • 55 min

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Freelance must listen

really good content for freelancers. Interresting guests and good advice on every episode

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