Month: April 2021
In episode #40, host Brett Stanley chats with underwater performer and actor Claire Friesen. Claire grew up fascinated with water, and solidified her love it with it when she discovered synchronized swimming. After competing on the Canadian National Team, she moved to Las Vegas to start her dream job of performing in the aquatic Cirque show Le Rêve – a mind bending extravaganza of aerial and underwater performance.
They chat about her work in TV, film, commercials, and how freediving helps to keep her in tune with her surroundings.
In episode #39, host Brett Stanley chats with underwater director of photography Zac Macaulay.
Zac’s career has taken him from assisting in his younger days to a sort after stills photographer shooting underwater commercials for large brands, and now a cinematographer working out of his base in Brighton, England.
They chat about his start in the industry, what kind of work he enjoys the most, and how different it is shooting stills as opposed to motion.