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Episode 81 – id Software’s FX Lead on DOOM, Wirginia Womanowska

  Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com     In this Podcast, Allan McKay interviews Wirginia Romanowska, a VFX Lead for id Software. Wirginia’s extensive experience as FX lead at id software on Doom, as well as working on many other major titles around the world. […]

Episode 75 – Jason Scheier

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Check out www.VFXRates.com   Jason Scheier’s Links: https://www.artstation.com/artist/d3cap http://www.parallaxinfinite.com/ https://gumroad.com/jscheier   On this Podcast, Allan McKay interviews Jason Scheier, a Conceptual Illustrator who has worked with a number of studios including DreamWorks Animation, Warner Brothers Feature Animation and Walt Disney Imagineering. His projects […]

Episode 65 – Every Tool I Use To 10x My Day

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   I’m going to assume you’re probably just like me. I’m forever curious, I’m constantly trying new things out, tweaking things, revising and using anything and everything in ways they’re not intended, just to see what results I’m going to get.So if you […]

Episode 63 – $1,000 an hour – negotiating beyond your limits

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   Probably one of the more controversial episodes put out – as is anything to do with money. But this episode dives into understanding the logistics of what you charge as a freelancer and how to re-think it all to get what you […]

Episode 60 – Jami J from Bungie

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   Jami works at Bungie in Seattle, WA well known for Halo and Destiny among other high profile projects. This episode we dive into her role at Bungie on Destiny, as well as her experiences graduating from college and going into video games, […]

Episode 57 – Darryl Johnson

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   Darryl Johnson is a 3D generalist working for studios in LA like Blur and Blizzard Cinematics, as well as previously in Detroit at various car commercial houses. This episode is a fun filled episode covering everything from video games and getting started, […]

Episode 53 – Actionable Goals

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   This episode is a big one on goal setting we cover a lot of great subjects and topics situated around goal setting but more importantly actionable steps to building better habits rather than it just being simple mindsets that aren’t going to […]

Episode 51 – Programming for creatives

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   This episode is about how learning a little code, can go a long way for artists and creatives. Most of us are intimidated by programming and think it’s only for math guys and people wired a certain way, where it’s really about […]

Episode 50 – IAMag Masterclass – Paris 2015

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list!   This is a 1 hour master class from March 2015 in Paris, condensing a lot of information into a rapid fire session! On top of that, December is about closing 2015 out strong and gearing up for making 2016 your year! Check […]

046 – Mitch Bowler – a case study of lifestyle design

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Mitch is the founder of Pencil Kings an online training site that teaches illustration and drawing techniques – his background comes from working in film and games for various big name clients in Canada and the United States and China. At a turning […]

045 – Marc Simonetti – Game of Thrones – Concepts and Covers

Click here to listen on iTunes! Get on the VIP insiders list! Marc Simonetti is an amazing French illustrator and concept artist who’s worked on dozens of high profile projects from the work of H.P. Lovecraft to Game of Thrones fans out there – many of the covers of ‘A song of Ice and Fire’ […]

Episode 44 – Making money on the side

Click here to listen on iTunes! In this episode we explore the many different ways we can make money online as well as even automate our income to give us more freedom and a bit of a ‘buffer’ to go after out dreams without hurting our savings. In our journey to go after our goals […]

Revisiting our 2015 goals – and learning to fail UP!

Click here to listen on iTunes! Back in December we set out the challenge of setting BIG goals for 2015 and as time passes – it’s time to check in.. How are you doing with your goals? This episode is to focus not on setting goals, but how to stay accountable and how to minimize […]

How to build the ultimate reel to land your dream job

Click here to listen on iTunes! After the first ‘Review my Reel’ session was a total success with over 100 people attending, this episode follows the momentum of this and discusses a lot of advice on what we are all doing with our reels that we probably shouldn’t, as well as key things to keep […]

Gears of War – Insights with the Character Team

Click here to listen on iTunes! With the announcement of Gears of War 4 last week from Microsoft, this episode focuses on the talented character team behind the development of GOW4. Probably the most spectular features of Gears of War is the amazing creature and character designs and attention to detail in all of the […]

Episode 37 – VFX Round Table – Chad, Hnedel, Allan & Sol

Click here to listen on iTunes! This is by far the most random episode on the podcast so far! As Chad, Hnedel, Sol and Allan gather together over a few beers and do a free for all discussing a lot to do with the industry, film, virtual reality as well as process, pipeline and people. […]

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