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The Creative Gap

English, Talk, 1 season, 45 episodes, 1 day, 23 hours, 16 minutes
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The Creative Gap Podcast is for Filmmakers, Entrepreneurs & Creatives. Our goal is to provide conversations around rarely-discussed topics, including Personal Finance, Mental Health, Business, Investments, Relationships, Freelance Life and so much more. Hear from weekly guests on all podcasting platforms.
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Making a Feature Film, Directing & Youtube - Danny Gevirtz

This Week we have Director and Youtuber Danny Gevirtz. In this episode we chat about the release of his newest Feature Film "I THINK IM SICK" which is available now via the link below. Hope you enjoy the episode! Watch the Film Here: I THINK IM SICK⁠ Follow Us! Danny Gevirtz:  ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ | Youtube Carlo: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ The Creative Gap: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Youtube⁠ SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON ⁠PATREON ____________________________________________________ ⚙️ GEAR USED TO MAKE THIS PODCAST: Rodecaster Pro II: https://amzn.to/3RluSeV Rode Podmic: https://amzn.to/3RpaR77 Mic Stand: https://amzn.to/4caJUfi Camera 1: https://amzn.to/45h5E7b Camera 2: https://amzn.to/45g8iKx Light: https://amzn.to/3KK6XSt
6/18/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 43 seconds
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Leveling up as a Cinematographer - Drew Saracco

This week we are joined by Cinematographer Drew Saracco Drew Saracco:  ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ | Newest Music Video Carlo: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ The Creative Gap: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Youtube⁠ SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON ⁠PATREON
5/28/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 36 seconds
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Netflix's "The Gentlemen" Cinematographer - Bjorn Charpentier, SBC

This week we are joined by Cinematographer Bjorn Charpentier, SBC // Bjorn's work includes Netflix's newest series "The Gentlemen" as well as commercials for Coca Cola, Special Olympics, Salesforce, Jeep and much more. Bjorn work also includes narrative work such as, "Blood," "Gangs of London," "Beruit" and "Fractured". Bjorn Charpentier, SBC:  ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ | The Gentlemen Trailer Carlo: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ The Creative Gap: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Youtube⁠ SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON ⁠PATREON
5/14/20241 hour, 25 minutes, 44 seconds
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Pursuing Directing and Cinematography - Danny Corey

This week we are joined by Director & Cinematographer Danny Corey Danny Corey:  ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ | ⁠Support His Film⁠ Carlo: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ The Creative Gap: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Youtube⁠ SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON ⁠PATREON
4/22/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 53 seconds
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Pushing the Boundaries in Cinematography - Htat Lin Htut

This week we are joined by Cinematographer Htat Lin Htut Htat Lin Htut: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ Carlo: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Website⁠ The Creative Gap: ⁠Instagram⁠ | ⁠Youtube⁠ SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON ⁠PATREON
4/8/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 28 seconds
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Cinematography, 16mm Film & Creating a Short - Nkosi Roma

This week we are joined by Cinematographer Nikosi Roma Nkosi Roma: Instagram | Website | Support His Film Carlo: Instagram | Website The Creative Gap: Instagram | Youtube SUPPORT THE PODCAST ON PATREON
4/2/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 36 seconds
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Growing as a Cinematographer, Producing and Content Creation - Nicole Shapiro

Follow Nicole: https://www.instagram.com/nshaps/ https://www.youtube.com/@nshaps https://www.nshaps.com ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3ZHXk6sM90lsGWRmmxMR7w ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Apple Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-creative-gap/id1639440566 ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
3/25/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 13 seconds
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Cinematography & The Fundamentals of the Craft - Robert Machado

Follow Rob Machado: https://www.youtube.com/@robchado https://www.instagram.com/robchado https://linktr.ee/robchado ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3ZHXk6sM90lsGWRmmxMR7w ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Apple Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-creative-gap/id1639440566 ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
3/18/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 4 seconds
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Directing, Passion Projects, Faith & Family - Salomon Ligthelm

Today I have the pleasure of sitting down with someone who has been a major pioneer in the world of modern directing and storytelling, Salomon Ligthelm. Born in South Africa but currently residing in NYC. He has a vast array of work ranging from high end commercial work, innovative music videos to very intimate human centric stories. When you see his work you know its his. Not only is he a renowned filmmaker but he is also an extremely talented musician, music producer and audio engineer. He is a father and husband. In this episode we talk about writing, directing, passion projects, family, faith, AI and technology. Hope you enjoy! ________________________________________ Follow Salomon: https://www.instagram.com/salomonligthelm/ https://ligthelm.work/ ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Spotify & Apple Podcast! ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
2/6/20242 hours, 2 minutes, 35 seconds
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Blowing up on TikTok, Creating Comedy Ads & Balancing a Partnership - Greg Auerbach & Nate Twer

Today's episode we sit down with Content Creators Greg Auerbach and Nate Twer. Greg & Nate, have been blowing up on Social Media over the past few years with their unique take of comedy skits intertwined with brand advertisements. I have personally been a part of many of those as their DP and have seen them grow to be able to work on some larger scale projects. Their unique style has amassed tens of thousands of fans and  brands such as True Classic, Everyman Jack, Ekster Wallets, 7-11, Wawa, McDonalds, Chipotle and many more. I am very excited to talk with them not only about their journey as creators, but their evolution from creating Tik tok content to high end commercial work. Hope you enjoy this episode. ________________________________________ Follow Greg: https://www.instagram.com/greg_tube/ https://www.newbold-creative.com/ Follow Nate: https://www.instagram.com/natetwer/ ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Spotify & Apple Podcast! ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
1/15/20241 hour, 34 minutes, 21 seconds
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Getting a Song on NBA 2k, Starting a Family & The Power of Discipline - Colin Henry

Today's episode we sit down with Rapper Colin Henry. Colin is a New Jersey artist & rapper. With 4 albums already under his belt, over 1.7 million streams and 40k monthly spotify listeners, Colin is no beginner when it comes to music. His latest Album Dark Times and White lines released in 2022. He has a new Single out now called Juranimo. I am excited to chat with Colin about his beginnings, how he found music, what and who inspires him, his process, the Music business, & the path to pursue music in todays world. Colin and I have a close background, I spent a few months in 2022 documenting the making of his latest album, so I got to see first hand what it was like to prep for an album, the process of recording one, mixing and mastering. But what impressed me the most was his work ethic and vibe he wanted to maintain the entire process of making the album. Hope you enjoy this episode ________________________________________ Follow Colin: https://www.instagram.com/chenryofficial/ https://songwhip.com/chenry/juranimo ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Spotify & Apple Podcast! ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
1/1/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 59 seconds
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Overcoming Failure to Find Success

Today's episode is a solo one. The topic revolves around experiencing failure, dissapointment and making mistakes. My hope is for you to find glimpses of yourself in this message and find the courage to push past those moments of failure to find success in your life. Hope you enjoy this episode! ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Spotify & Apple Podcast! ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap
12/18/202314 minutes, 40 seconds
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Directing, Working for Snipes™, Self-Doubt & Building Confidence - Roger Castillo

Today's episode we sit down with Director Roger Castillo. Roger is a director mainly in the Commercial space. He is a full-time creative at Snipes™ which is a streetwear company where he has met a ton of his mentors and been able to gain opportunities to grow as a Director. In this Episode we talk about his path of becoming a filmmaker, what it means to be an immigrant in American and how that influences his work, working within a corporate structure and overcoming self doubt. Hope you enjoy this episode! ________________________________________ Follow Roger: https://www.instagram.com/rogercastle/ https://www.instagram.com/guarida/ https://www.rogcas.com/ ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Spotify & Apple Podcast! ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
12/4/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 9 seconds
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Life, Documentary Filmmaking & Business - Mark Bone

Today's episode we sit down with Director Mark Bone. Mark is a commercial, documentary filmmaker who also has a Youtube channel where he teaches all things filmmaking. In this Episode we talk about life, balancing responsibilities vs. passion, documentary filmmaking, gardening and faith. Hope you enjoy this episode Follow Mark: https://www.instagram.com/markandrewbone/ https://www.instagram.com/theartofdocumentary/ https://www.youtube.com/@markbone ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Apple Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-creative-gap/id1639440566 ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
11/20/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 15 seconds
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Building a Production Company - Chris Aumen

Chris is the Owner of Pennsylvania based Production Company Aumen Film Co. Chris' role within his company varies from Executive Producer to Director as well as Editor. In this episode, we dive into the journey Chris took to get him where he is today, the challenges he faces owning a Production Company and getting bigger clients. For anyone interested in the role of a Producer, Director or hope to own a Production Company one day, this episode is for you. Follow Chris: https://www.instagram.com/christopheraumen/ https://www.instagram.com/aumenfilmco/ https://www.aumenfilm.co/links?utm_source=Bio+Link&utm_medium=Organic ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ LEAVE A RATING!  If you're enjoying the show, leave us a rating on Apple Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-creative-gap/id1639440566 ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
10/2/202358 minutes, 1 second
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Navigating a Career in Content Creation - Edward Lee

Edward Lee is a Seattle based Content Creator. His work ranges from Photography, Videography to Podcast and Youtube Creation. In this episode we dive into the jouney of creating a career as a Content Creator, why its important to create for yourself, a unique approach to client relationships as well as trying to find the balance between work and life. Follow Edward: https://www.instagram.com/edwardleefilms/ https://www.instagram.com/midconvo/ https://www.midconvo.com/ https://www.edwardleefilms.com/links ________________________________________ SUPPORT THE PODCAST! https://www.patreon.com/TheCreativeGapPodcast ________________________________________ FOLLOW ON IG! Carlo: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs The Creative Gap: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
9/18/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 44 seconds
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025 - Zac Stracener | Writer & Director

Today we are joined by Writer, Director and Producer Zac Stracener. I came across Zac’s work after watching his latest short film “Forever Sleep,” which he was nominated for the 2023 Young Director Award at the Cannes Lions Festival Normally, this podcast is based around conversations with filmmakers about their life, journey and other topics, this is the first time I am joined by a guest to talk about a specific project. Prior to diving into our conversation, I want to just share the log-line of this film for you all to have a better understanding of what it's about. Then at the end I encourage you all to go and watch the film for yourself. It without a doubt left me feeling emotional, and wanting to watch again to dig deeper into the story.  The Story of “Forever Sleep.” Witness a man's desperate quest for solace in the depths of his memories. After enduring the unbearable loss of his wife and newborn, Cole Powell voluntarily undergoes an experiment to end it all — Forever Sleep™️. But what he encounters within the recesses of his mind is an unexpected revelation, challenging him to confront the haunting question: Is life truly worth living, even after enduring unimaginable pain? This visually stunning short explores the resilience of the human spirit, reminding us that amidst the darkness, there is always a reason to choose life. WATCH "FOREVER SLEEP" // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwgrHEZzkjo&feature=youtu.be Follow Zac Stracener: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zacstracener Website: https://zacstracener.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
8/7/202356 minutes, 35 seconds
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024 - Jake Viramontez | Filmmaker & Chief Storyteller of SOWN

Today's Episode is with Filmmaker, Jake Viramontez. Starting his journey in Documentary filmmaking he has since grown to do big commercial projects, as well as meaningful documentaries. Jake is the founder of a Non-Profit organization called Sown Films. I was fortunate enough to have been connected with Jake through MusicBed and together we were able to establish a great relationship. After learning about his Non-Profit and what their mission was, I immediately became hooked and wanted to do what I could to help. So I traveled to Kenya, Africa to tell the story of Milele Home. Their mission is Rescuing youth living on the streets in Kenya, restoring them physically, spiritually, emotionally, holistically empowering them to become change-agents in their communities, and reconnecting them with their families. I would not have been able to experience this or be able to have created a film to tell their story without Jake and Sown Films. I am truly honored to know him and spend some time talking to him about his journey. Follow Jake Viramontez: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jakeviramontez/ Website: https://www.jakeviramontez.com/ SOWN FILMS (NON PROFIT ORG): https://www.sownforgood.com/ https://www.instagram.com/sownforgood/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
7/31/202355 minutes, 9 seconds
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023 - Ryan Scott | Director

Today's Episode is with Director Ryan Scott. Originally from California now living in Philadelphia he has done work for companies such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Sonesta Hotels, T-Mobile, Capital One just to name a few. I first met Ryan at an event in Philadelphia called Rough Cuts. Ryan started Rough Cuts with filmmaker Nic Justice and they have created an amazing environment and space for local filmmakers to come together once a month and share their current work or “Rough Cuts.” I am very excited to talk with him about his journey, process and personal life. Follow Ryan Scott: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryanscott.tv/ Website: https://www.ryanscott.tv/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
7/24/202352 minutes, 51 seconds
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022 - John Carrington | DP

Today's Episode is a Conversation with DP John Carrington. He has done work for companies such as Toyota, Wells Fargo, Harley Davidson, just to name a few plus many music videos and narrative projects. I am very excited to talk with him about his journey, process and personal life. John is also a Local 600 member as a DP, which I am also excited to talk to him about. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow John Carrington: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jcarrington3/ Website: https://johncarringtondp.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for sponsoring this episode! --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
7/17/202353 minutes, 24 seconds
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021 - Sid Singh | DP

Today's Episode is a Conversation with LA based DP Sid Singh. Sid and I met about two years ago when he was shooting a short film for Director Parker Foster. The short was called Be Here Now. He has created a name for himself in this industry already at a fairly young age, doing work for Porsche, Alaska Airlines, Beats by Dre, Calvin Klein, Bose and many more including some narrative projects. I am very excited to talk with him about his journey, process and personal life.. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Sid Singh: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sidsingh.dp/ Website: https://www.sidsinghdop.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for sponsoring this Podcast. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
7/3/202351 minutes, 20 seconds
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020 - Fashion Designer | Joss (Last Call)

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Fashion Designer Joss of "Last Call". Joss, originally from Mexico, currently resides in Flordia making a name for himself in the Fashion world. His company Last Call has been making waves recently for a good reason. His unique designs, patchwork, one of a kind products have really took hold and people of all walks of life gravitate towards his work. Recently, Joss had his clothing in an art exhibit which we discuss. He just completed a runway fashion show, featuring over 20 models plus he just designed two Couches. All of this is discussed in detail! Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Joss (last call): Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fucklastcall/ Website: https://fucklastcall.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
4/27/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 7 seconds
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019 DP | Bradley Credit

Today's Episode is with NYC based DP, Bradley Credit. Originally from Washing DC, now based in NYC this cinematographer has done work with brands such as Facebook, Sephora, Snipes, Apple Music, Amazon and many more. He has films that have premiered at BlackStar Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, and the Chicago International Film Festival. Recently, he signed with a UTA agency, which we chat about and learn a little about how Cinematographer's ang agents get connected. Throughout this episode you will be able to gain insight into how Bradley works as a DP and hopefully you'll be able to take away a few key pointers to use as you grow in your cinematography career. Enjoy! Follow Bradley Credit: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bradleycreditdp/ Website: https://bradleycredit.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
4/13/20231 hour, 49 seconds
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018 Melanie Sudyn | Producer & 1st AD

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Producer & 1st AD Melanie Sudyn. She is a complete powerhouse Producer and 1st AD. I first got connected to her through her husband (Daeil Kim) who is a writer and director, who had brought me onto a short film about 2 years ago now. Melanie is one of the most organized, decisive, hard working, detail oriented, kind and compassionate Producers & 1st Ad’s I have had the pleasure of working with. Together, she and her husband, Daeil Kim run a production company called Xylograph Films. This episode is packed with great insights on what it takes to be a great producer, the type of personality you have to have, as well as some tips on how she stays organized for productions. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Melanie Sudyn: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ann_melanie/ Website: https://www.xylographfilms.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
4/6/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 38 seconds
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017 Pedro Cunillera | Gaffer & G/E Department

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Gaffer Pedro Cunillera. Pedro is a full-tim G/E Freelance Filmmaker out of Philly. Having worked with Pedro on many projects in the role of a Gaffer, he is extremely knowledgeable in lighting as well as being able to provide great suggestions to the lighting plan to elevate the look. He is also a very talented Grip, with understanding and knowledge of rigging, camera movement and safety, Pedro is an extremely well-rounded freelance G/E filmmaker. Besides his talent in filmmaking, he is known to be one of the most humble, kind, considerate and hard working people in this area which is why he is so sought after in the philly/ tri-state market. In this episode, we chat about his life, passion for filmmaking, his family, being a dad and husband and also the importance of investments as a filmmaker. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Pedro Cunillera (Fan Page): Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramlesspedro/ Email (Bookings): [email protected] Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
3/30/202355 minutes, 52 seconds
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016 Lee Morton | Director & Photographer

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Director & Photographer Lee Morton. Based out of Baltimore, MD, Lee has made a name for himself in as a Commercial Photographer and Director. I have personally had the pleasure of being his DP on a few commercial shoots where he was Directing and it is always a true pleasure getting to work along side of him. In this episode we dive into Lee's background, starting as a PA to building his own Production Company to eventually scaling down to becoming a full-time Freelancer. Among topics related to film and photography, Lee is also a devoted Husband and Father where he shares his insights on balancing family and work. Lee's perspective on life is really unique and has really helped shape the way I think about life and my future. I am really excited to share this one, hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Lee Morton: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morton.works/ Website: https://morton.works/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
3/16/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 45 seconds
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015 ShaBiron Shockley | Writer, Director, Creative Producer

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Writer, Director & Creative Producer ShaBiron Shockley. Biron based in the Philadelphia area has made a name for himself in this community. In this episode we talk about his journey to becoming a filmmaker, the struggles along the way, why he decided to become a salaried employee at a production company over freelance life & we also talk about his newest documentary that is out now! Biron has a really unique perspective on life and work, I am really excited to share this one with you all. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow ShaBiron Shockley: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shockleyfilms/ Website: https://www.shockleyfilms.com/ Coach Timmy Doc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWr67Mfk54I&feature=youtu.be Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
3/9/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 45 seconds
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014 Matt Stambaugh | DP & Sr. Multimedia Content Producer

Today's Episode is a Conversation with the talented Matt Stambaugh. Matt comes from Harrisburg, PA where the film community is not as big as other cities. But he has managed to create a name for himself as a DP in the Tri-State area. Noticing a gap in the market where rental houses were limited, he decided to invest in himself and his business which resulted in his company, Lamp Candy. Lamp Candy is a full-service boutique production rental company serving Production Companies, DP's, Producers, and more. Throughout his journey in life, Matt decided to change paths and pursue a role as the Sr. Multimedia Content Producer at Hersey Entertainment & Resorts in Pennsylvania. In this episode, you will hear all about his transition and gain an understanding of how important relationships are in this industry and in life. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Matt Stambaugh: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mathewstambaugh/ Follow Lamp Candy Rentals: https://www.instagram.com/lampcandyrentals/ Website: https://www.Lampcandy.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
3/2/202352 minutes, 19 seconds
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013 Moji Wilson | Filmmaker

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Filmmaker Moji Wilson. Moji is a Florida based Cinematographer, Director and Youtuber whos passion for filmmaking speaks through his work. In this episode we dive into how he started his journey in filmmaking, how an experience the had in elementary school helped influence his creative imagination, even to this day! We also dive into the world of Youtube and how beneficial it has been not only for his audience but Moji as well in regards to practicing his craft and creating a platform to help people learn! I am really excited for this one! Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Moji Wilson: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mojiwilson/ Website: https://www.mojiwilsonfilms.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MojiWilson Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
2/23/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 23 seconds
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012 Nik Pilecki | Director of Photography

A conversation with DP Nik Pilecki. In this episode we talk about the role of a DP on a commercial set, some of the challenges we face as DP's, navigating your career as you level up and tips on communication on set! We also talk a little about his recent commercial with "Whirlpool," if you want to see the spot click the link below! Big Thanks to Nik for hopping on today's episode! Hope you enjoy! Follow Nik Pilecki: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nikpilecki/ Website: https://www.hungryboyproductions.com/ Whirlpool Spot: https://vimeo.com/783490474 Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
2/16/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 38 seconds
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011 Parker Foster | Director

Today's Episode is a Conversation with Director Parker Foster. Parker is a NYC-based Director who specializes in Narrative and Commercial Filmmaking. He started his journey as a DP but realized he wanted to Write and Direct stories that were very personal to him. Parker started an organization called Be Here Now which focuses on Mental Health and Suicide Awareness. You will notice in a lot of his recent work, the stories are all based on Mental Health topics. We dive into some of these projects and gain a new understanding of Parker's perspective on life and creating films. Hope you enjoy this episode! Follow Parker Foster: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nzslausiv/ Website: https://www.parkerfoster.com/ Be Here Now ORG: https://www.instagram.com/beherenoworg/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
2/9/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 53 seconds
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010 Brady Bessette | Filmmaker & Youtuber

A conversation with Filmmaker, Cinematographer & Youtuber Brady Bessette. In this episode we cover all things related to growing a Youtube Channel, becoming a Cinematographer, balancing life and work, and the misconceptions/stigmas of being a Youtuber in today's industry. You will find some gems within this episode and some really important tips from Brady, so hopefully, you all enjoy this episode! Follow Brady Bessette: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bradybessette/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/bradybessette Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
2/2/202353 minutes, 27 seconds
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009 Drex Carter | Rapper & Artist

A conversation with Rapper & Artist Drex Carter. During our conversation, we dive into how Drex found his way in life through music and art. Throughout the conversation, we talk about the journey of a rapper and what it takes to make it in the music industry. In an industry that's forever changing Drex talks about finding what the next thing is and capitalizing on that but always being ready to evolve and grow. Hope you enjoy the conversation.  Follow Drex Carter: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drexcarter/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2zhgWhhKeDGw6gGd16y7tc?si=Q2ohKKAbR2C8FfLbCV67pw Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
12/29/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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008 Ryan Kao | Filmmaker & Content Creator

A conversation with the talented Filmmaker, Ryan Kao. In this episode, we discuss Ryan's beginnings, and journey to becoming the Filmmaker he is today. With over 6 years of Youtube experience, he has amassed an audience of over 170k subscribers & working with various brands on his channel. Along with his consistent Youtube work, Ryan is also a full-time freelance filmmaker, traveling across the country doing work for businesses & brands outside of his Youtube channel. For anyone listening who has any interest in Youtube & Content Creation, this is the episode for you. This episode is packed with some amazing gems, so hopefully, you enjoy it! Follow Ryan Kao: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryanmkao/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/ryankao Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
12/15/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 54 seconds
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Carlo Talks 004 - Comparison

Welcome to another Episode of Carlo Talks! These episodes are meant to bridge the gap between Guest episodes and to discuss topics such as Mental Health, Finances, Business, Relationships, Creativity, etc. at a much deeper level. Sit with me and get your day started with some words of wisdom to help motivate you to create a better life for yourself. Today we talk about THE TRAP OF COMPARISON! Follow Carlo: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs/ Website: www.carlostigliano.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
12/9/202210 minutes, 57 seconds
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007 Matheus Bastos | Director of Photography

A Conversation with the talented Director Of Photography, Matheus Bastos. Matheus, originally from NJ, continues to travel to connect with filmmakers to create beautiful pieces of work. Matheus primarily works in the Narrative filmmaking space. A few of his films include: OFF THE MENU, LION'S HEAD, and HARVEST MOON. With many upcoming projects currently in post-production, Matheus will have an amazing release year in 2023. Throughout this discussion, we dive into Matheus's background and history as well as philosophy in life and filmmaking. We also talk about his love for Cinematography and how he grew professionally as a Cinematographer, eventually getting repped by APA Agency. This episode is packed with some amazing gems, so hopefully, you enjoy it! Follow Matheus Bastos: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matt_bastos/ Website: http://www.matheusbastos.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
12/1/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 50 seconds
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CARLO TALKS 003 - BEING A GOOD LEADER

Welcome to another Episode of Carlo Talks! These episodes are meant to bridge the gap between Guest episodes and to discuss topics such as Mental Health, Finances, Business, Relationships, Creativity, etc. at a much deeper level. Sit with me and get your day started with some words of wisdom to help motivate you to create a better life for yourself. Today we talk about HOW TO BE A GOOD LEADER! Follow Carlo: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs/ Website: www.carlostigliano.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
11/17/20227 minutes, 28 seconds
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Carlo Talks 002 - Building Strong Relationships

Welcome to another Episode of Carlo Talks! These episodes are meant to bridge the gap between Guest episodes and to discuss topics such as Mental Health, Finances, Business, Relationships, Creativity, etc. at a much deeper level. Sit with me and get your day started with some words of wisdom to help motivate you to create a better life for yourself. Today we talk about the importance of building strong healthy relationships! Follow Carlo: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs/ Website: www.carlostigliano.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
11/3/20226 minutes, 55 seconds
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006 Meg Dowd | Photographer & Business Owner

A Conversation with the amazingly talented Photographer Meg Dowd. Meg is from the Jersey Shore, shooting sunrises and sunsets at the beach more than anyone I know. She started her business and went full-time into Photography, now shooting Weddings, Engagement Shoots, Elopements, Lifestyle, and more. Through our conversation, we dive into her beginnings as a Photography student, her journey to starting her own business, the struggles of self-employment, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We also talk a little about how she overcomes some of her anxiety as a creative/business owner. Enjoy! Follow Meg Dowd: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/megdowdphoto/ Website: www.megdowd.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
10/27/202258 minutes, 51 seconds
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Carlo Talks 001 - The Importance of Patience in Life & Business

Welcome to the first Epsiode of Carlo Talks! These episodes are meant to bridge the gap between Guest episodes and to discuss topics such as Mental Health, Finacnes, Business, Relationships, Creativity, etc. at a much deeper level. Sit with me and get your day started with some words of wisdom to help motivate you to create a better life for yourself.  Follow Carlo: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlostigs/ Website: www.carlostigliano.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
10/20/20227 minutes, 54 seconds
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005 John Stessel | Magician & Content Creator

A conversation with Magician / Content Creator / Influencer / Producer John Stessel. During this conversation, we talk about his journey to finding magic and what led him to pursue it full-time. We talk about how important building your personal brand/business is in the creative industry today. John has performed in front of major celebrities like Bon Jovi, John Travolta, Travis Scott, Neil Patrick Harris, 50 Cent and so many more. With years of experience as a freelancer John gives up a little insight into how he deals with the ups and downs of the industry and overcoming fear, anxiety and so many other things, we as creatives deal with. Hopefully you enjoy it! Follow Collin Welch: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnstessel/ Website: https://www.johnstessel.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
10/13/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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004 Daeil Kim | Writer & Director

A conversation with Writer & Director Daeil Kim. In this episode, I chat with Daeil about his journey from Korea to Buffalo, NY to pursue a future in Filmmaking. While in Buffalo, he found his Wife/Producer/1st AD as well as many collaborators & started his production company Xylograph Films. Daeil has written and directed countless Short Films, Commercials, and a Feature Film. We also discuss the importance of Patience as well as Hardwork, discipline and the desire to succeed in Filmmaking. Daeil also provides amazing advice for young, aspiring Writers & Directors who need that little extra push to follow their dreams.  Follow Daeil Kim: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daeildale/ https://www.instagram.com/xylograph.films/ Website: https://www.xylographfilms.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
10/6/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 38 seconds
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003 Cult Classic | Director, Artist & Owner of Cultivision

A conversation with Director/Content Creator/Influencer & Owner of the Production Company "CULTIVISON" - Colin Tunney aka Cult Classic. During our conversation, we dive into how Colin found his way to creating videos as well as his journey through school to becoming a full-time Director. Colin goes by Cult Classic, which is his artist name for his Music. We talk a little about that too! Colin is also an avid and consistent Tik Tok creator, so we talk a little about the new world of Social Media, building relationships with Brands, and also the Mental Health side of Social Media. Hope you enjoy it! Follow Collin Welch: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cultclassic.mp4/ https://www.instagram.com/cultivision/ Cult Classic Spotify Page: open.spotify.com/track/5AStGnLvrTBtPo3XL8YLTg?si=Vi2EMQ6ETiavL0KhLGeYrw Cultivison Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/c/CULTIVISION Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
9/29/202254 minutes, 25 seconds
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002 Collin Welch | DP & Steadicam Op

A conversation with DP & Steadicam Op Collin Welch. During our conversation, we dive into how Collin got started as a Steadicam Op. The benefits of also being able to DP and Steadicam. Collin is also a Father & Husband so we get a little glimpse of how he balances Family and Work.  Follow Collin Welch: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/colnwelch/ Website: www.collinwelch.com Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] Big Thank you to MUSICBED for supplying our Intro & Outro Music. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
9/22/202246 minutes, 22 seconds
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001 Juan Ortiz | Entrepreneurship & Keys to Success in Business

A conversation with Filmmaker and Entrepreneur Juan Ortiz. We dive into his background and discuss key factors to running a successful business or brand and how the film industry is changing. Juan is the owner of Redd Pen Media, based in Pennsylvania. He is also a freelance sound mixer, recordist, camera op, and producer. With years of experience in this field, Juan is one of my go-to people for advice and expertise. Be sure to check out Juan by clicking the links below! Follow Juan Ortiz: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juan_reddpen/ https://www.instagram.com/reddpenmedia/ Website: https://www.reddpenmedia.com/ Stay in tune with The Creative Gap Podcast! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/creativegap/ Email us for any inquiries: [email protected] --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/gian-carlo-stigliano/support
9/1/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 4 seconds