45 episodes

“As long as I can remember, I wanted to be a filmmaker”, if this is your mantra, then you’ve got to check out Zacuto's original programing. Zacuto is excited to announce their new webisodic series, FilmFellas. A behind the scenes peek featuring influential and emerging new filmmakers who are making, creating and challenging the independent film scene and how we view entertainment. Follow this continuing series, you won’t want to miss a webisode as the cast and topics change. [critics] Producers Steve Weiss, Jens Bogehegn andamp; Scott Lynch sit down and dine with industry movers and shakers where talking film is their family business.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.6, 10 Ratings

“As long as I can remember, I wanted to be a filmmaker”, if this is your mantra, then you’ve got to check out Zacuto's original programing. Zacuto is excited to announce their new webisodic series, FilmFellas. A behind the scenes peek featuring influential and emerging new filmmakers who are making, creating and challenging the independent film scene and how we view entertainment. Follow this continuing series, you won’t want to miss a webisode as the cast and topics change. [critics] Producers Steve Weiss, Jens Bogehegn andamp; Scott Lynch sit down and dine with industry movers and shakers where talking film is their family business.

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    FilmFellas - Webisode 28

    FilmFellas - Webisode 28

    The Fellas discuss the constantly evolving industry (film vs digital) and how a new breed of DPs may never touch film. Next, they agree that DSLRs, such as the 5DMkII, are changing the game forever.

    • 13 min
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    [critics] - Webisode 9

    [critics] - Webisode 9

    Once again, co-hosts Steve Weiss and Philip Bloom start off with a few bits of babble before critiquing 3 short films: a dreamy narration of modern romance in the digital age, a campy animated music video and an 80’s vibe, creative concept film. [ critics ] Season 2: more witty banter, longer film critiques and absolutely, no holding back. Nothing's off limits. "The energy is electrifying."

    • 19 min
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    FilmFellas - Webisode 27

    FilmFellas - Webisode 27

    The round table of DPs (Jens Bogehegn, Robert Primes ASC, Trent Opaloch and Philip Bloom), discuss the DP/Director relationship. They elaborate on ways to handle a problem director, the art of collaboration and staying true to your craft. Next, they exchange views on artistic vision and bonding with the director on a more personal level to build trust.

    • 13 min
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    [critics] - Webisode 8

    [critics] - Webisode 8

    With the launch of Season 2, dueling co-hosts Steve Weiss and Philip Bloom return to critique 3 compelling films of religion, love and war which will surely spark conversation and passionate debate. This extended webisode features the trailer "Battle for Hearts and Minds" by Danfung Dennis, "Ring the Bell" by D.C. Joseph and the return of Ted Chung with "On Time." [ critics ] Season 2: more witty banter, longer film critiques and absolutely, no holding back. Nothing's off limits. "The energy is electrifying."

    • 28 min
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    FilmFellas - Webisode 26

    FilmFellas - Webisode 26

    The Fellas: Jens Bogehegn, Robert Primes ASC, Trent Opaloch and Philip Bloom, open up the round table discussion by giving their take on the "real world" realities and benefits of attending film school. Next, they discuss getting your first break, steps of learning your craft and paying your dues. The webisode wraps up with a lively discussion on the new breed of filmmakers going viral, getting discovered on the internet and using social networking to build your audience.

    • 15 min
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    [critics] - Webisode 7

    [critics] - Webisode 7

    Season One wraps up with co-hosts Steve Weiss and Philip Bloom as they critique 4 new shorts. They start off with one of the most skillful and artistic animation films on Vimeo. Next. they move onto a sexy title sequence with no ending. For the final two films, hear what Steve has to say about violence as the dueling co-hosts critique a crazed zombie horror film + a campy horror film.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

EmrysR ,

Essential for Filmmakers

Zacuto makes some of the highest quality products for filmmakers around. This channel has shows that feature anything from industry professionals to essential gear (zacuto products). Definitely worth the watch. :)

ScottyXGaffer ,

If your in the Business Can't be Missed!

Steve Weiss is a Genius. The Webisodes can not be missed. Just great Cast's, Production values and Information for all in the Business.