#177: Kieren Barber Wilson & Walt Mather of Dynamic Visuals & Sharegear

By Jordan Michaelides
July 14, 2020

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First-time guests of Uncommon and Melbourne filmmakers Kieren Barber Wilson and Walt Mather are owners of Dynamic Visuals, a digital agency and video production company, and Sharegear, a rental provider for filming accessories.

In this episode, we discuss their early days on YouTube and their first shoot, the creation of their gear hire business and their motivations behind everything they do.

In this episode we covered:

  • Dynamic Visuals’ first shoot

  • Early days: making mistakes 

  • Relying on each other as co-founders

  • Sharegear and vertical integration

  • Storytelling and delegating tasks


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SHOW NOTES

00:28 - Welcome to Uncommon

01:09 - Guest introduction

04:11 - Childhood dreams & video

06:30 - First cameras

11:40 - The beginning: taking video seriously

14:25 - Dynamic Visuals: first shoot

18:31 - Learning: hoarding lunch money to first office

24:03 - Early days: making mistakes  

27:14 - Business mindset changes 

30:42 - Co-founder synergies

36:36 - Sharegear: vertical integration 

42:42 - Philosophies: tools of the trade

45:57 - Storytelling & delegating

54:43 - COVID-19 & the industry

01:03:47 - The next 18 months & big shoots

01:10:00 - Morning & evening routine 

01:12:20 - Best purchase under $200

01:14:21 - Show recommendations 


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CREDITS:

Produced by Neuralle Media

Host - Jordan Michaelides

Executive Producer - Lauren Lopatko

Assistant Producer - Jacob Smith

Editing & Transcription - Alyssa Partington

Audio Engineering - Jason Barkhouse

Videography - Ricards Lacis

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