A Podcast like no other

Since March of 2005, The DV Show Podcast has been described by listeners as informative, edgy, offbeat, irreverent, and engaging online audio and video programs like you’ve never heard or seen before.

Hosted by Brian Alves, a 20-year veteran of video production, a crack team of 14 seasoned media professionals and one entertainment attorney, the weekly show features answers to listener questions, careful reviews, product news, tips, tutorials, contests and high-profile interviews with industry professionals —
all in a quick and engaging format.

We’re in season 15 as of January 2020!

  • This Pandemic is a Video Pro's Chance to Thrive!This Pandemic is a Video Pro's Chance to Thrive!
    Open up your eyes and look around...this pandemic is your chance to thrive! Let’s talk about areas of opportunity, on this edition of The DV Show.
  • Maximizing your iPhone 11’s Filmmaking CapabilitiesMaximizing your iPhone 11’s Filmmaking Capabilities
    Maximizing your iPhone 11’s filmmaking capabilities, easy pan and tilt camera techniques, driving traffic to your Youtube channel plus, what to do when a client asks for raw footage after the edit...these questions answered and more on this edition of the DV Show!
  • The LIVE Virtual Trivia Challenge for Video ProsThe LIVE Virtual Trivia Challenge for Video Pros
    Video recording devices for yoga classes, the life expectancy of a camera, Sony mirrorless vs Blackmagic and alternatives to Zoom for remote video production...these questions answered and more on this edition of The DV Show!
  • The Impossible VideoThe Impossible Video
    A client needs a video fast. Social distancing makes production extremely hard. Join us as we attempt to create a seemingly impossible video from ABSOLUTELY NOTHING during a quarantine lock down.
  • Video Production During a PandemicVideo Production During a Pandemic
    Remote video production. From streaming live, remote cameras over the web to managing an entire video project from your home. We have alternative techniques you can use to stay ahead during this brutal pandemic.
  • Our 350th Q&A PodcastOur 350th Q&A Podcast
    Can you believe it? This is our 350th podcast! Since 2005 we’ve been answering listener questions related to digital video production like no one else does! Sure you can go onto Youtube and search for a solution or quickly get some training, you can even go onto the multiple question and answer forums related to the video production industry and you can even visit some of the great websites out there related to video but you’re not going to get the personalized touch you get here on this podcast.
  • Producing Special Interest VideosProducing Special Interest Videos
    As a videographer, you can expect to be approached by people with great ideas for a video. They are certain that their local affiliates will want to air it. The video might take the form of a documentary, a travel video, or a how-to video. In a few cases, these folks have the capital to finance the venture, and they are ready to pay your fee for production and editing. But most of the time, these budding entrepreneurs want you to invest your time and your equipment purely on spec, with only the hope of sharing future profits.
  • A Look Back at the 1960’s TV Show that Started Underwater VideoA Look Back at the 1960’s TV Show that Started Underwater Video
    A Look Back at the 1960’s TV Show that Started Underwater Video
  • The Lawyer for Video Professionals: A Legal Q&A for Independent ProducerThe Lawyer for Video Professionals: A Legal Q&A for Independent Producer
    If you're producing videos, it is crucial to be aware of the laws involved. Yeah, yeah...we know it's boring to talk about. Creative types tune out from this stuff. But on this special edition of The DV Show, entertainment attorney Gordon Firemark entertains us while getting into the nitty gritty details of some popular legal questions you should know the answers to
  • Dealing with the Bridezilla as a Wedding VideographerDealing with the Bridezilla as a Wedding Videographer
    Dealing with the Bridezilla as a Wedding Videographer