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Episode 182 — David Allen — Mastering Productivity

David Allen is a New York Times bestselling author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, the first edition of which was published in 2001. He is also the godfather of productivity. He has been a management consultant and a productivity expert. In addition to founding his multimillion dollar company based on the […]

Allan McKay Podcast 181 - Harmon Brothers - Poop To Gold

Episode 181 — Harmon Brothers — From Poop to Gold

The Harmon Brothers is a marketing firm based in Provo, Utah, that has a history of making viral advertising videos. Founded by brothers Daniel, Neil, Jeffrey and Theron Harmon and CEO Benton Crane, the company creates marketing campaigns that are usually the length of an infomercial — but with a distinct sense of humor. Their […]

Episode 180 — Goro Fujita, PART II

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 180 — Goro Fujita, PART II Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 180! I’m speaking with Goro Fujita about his working for Facebook and Oculus […]

Episode 179 — Aaron Sims Creative

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Watch The YouTube Version (below) Episode 179 — Aaron Sims Creative Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 179! I’m speaking with Aaron Sims, the Founder of […]

VFX Case Study: Avengers Infinity War

Recently I created episode 1 of the VFX Breakdown – which was about Sony’s new movie VENOM. This was a lot of fun and got a lot of great reception, both from industry VFX Supervisors, as well as fans of the film. I also created a follow up (trailer) of Spiderman Far From Home. Which was […]

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Episode 178 — Does Art Actually Pay?

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 178 — Does Art Actually Pay? Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 178! I’m answering the big question: Is there money in art? This Episode […]

Episode 177 — Goro Fujita, PART I: Virtual Reality Movie Making

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 177 — Goro Fujita, PART I: Virtual Reality Movie Making Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 177! I’m speaking with Goro Fujita, Artistic Director at […]

Episode 176 — Job Email Teardown

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 176 — Job Email Teardown Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 176! I’m doing the first ever Email Teardown: Reviewing what works and what doesn’t. […]

Episode 175 — Noëlle Triaureau, Vis Dev Artist and Concept Designer

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 175 — Noëlle Triaureau, Vis Dev Artist and Concept Designer Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 175! I’m speaking with Noëlle Triaureau. We’re resuming the […]

Episode 174 — Goal Atrophy

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 174 — Goal Atrophy Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 174! Let’s talk about goals in 2019 — and how to set ourselves up to […]

Episode 173 — Pixar’s Animation Sup Gini Santos

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 173 — Pixar’s Animation Sup Gini Santos Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 173! I’m speaking with Gini Santos, one of the Animation Supervisors at […]

Episode 172 — Eran Dinur, VFX Supervisor

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 172 — Eran Dinur, VFX Supervisor Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 172! I’m speaking with Eran Dinur, a VFX Supervisor for Brainstorm Digital in […]

Episode 171 — Cinefex Magazine, PART II

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 171 — Cinefex Magazine, PART II Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 171! I’m speaking with the writers at Cinefex. This is Part II of […]

Episode 170 — Cinefex Magazine, PART I

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 170 — Cinefex Magazine, Part I Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 170! I’m speaking with the writers at Cinefex, on the last 40 years […]

Episode 169 — Animator and Director Mike Morris

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 169 — Animator and Director Mike Morris Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 169! I’m speaking Mike Morris from The Simpsons and DuckTales. We talk […]

Episode 168 — Pixar’s Andrea Goh

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 168 — Pixar’s Andrea Goh Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 168! I’m speaking Andrea Goh, a Layout Artist at Pixar. I’m really excited for this […]

Episode 167 — Rory McGregor, CEO of cineSync

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 167 — Rory McGregor, CEO of cineSync Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 167! I’m speaking with Rory McGregor, the CEO of Cospective, the company […]

Episode 166 – Master Negotiator Brandon Voss

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 166 — Master Negotiator Brandon Voss Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 166! I’m speaking with Brandon Voss, part of the Black Swan Group. His […]

Episode 165 — Weta’s Compositing Lead Cameron Smith

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com. Upload The Productive Artist e-book. Allan McKay’s YouTube Channel. Allan McKay’s Instagram.   Episode 165 — Weta’s Compositing Lead Cameron Smith Hey, everyone! This is Allan McKay. Welcome to Episode 165! I’m speaking to Cameron Smith, the Lead Compositor who has worked […]

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