Can The Axios.com Distribution Model Work For Films?

One of my favorite new discoveries has been the Axios.com daily newsletter. The idea of adding a daily email to my life is huge, as I’m pretty protective of my email, but after just two days of trying it out, I was hooked. Here are a few things I feel could be applied to film distribution: Continue reading Can The Axios.com Distribution Model Work For Films?

Light Up Democracy

After the inauguration happened on January 20th, many of us–myself included–felt a combination of “oh man” and “what do I do now?”

The latter emotion took over and by the next week, we had uploaded the first episode of a new web-series we call Zion Politics.

It’s a weekly political show that mixes the topics of what’s going on in politics with the doctrinal teachings of the Mormon Church. Continue reading Light Up Democracy

3 LESSONS FROM 10 MONTHS OF FUNDRAISING

In around February of this year, my business partner and I at Telekinesis Entertainment set out to do the impossible: raise money to make movies.

Every day for the last 10 months, we failed. It’s a harsh reality. Raising money to make movies is a zero sum game; you either have raised money or you haven’t.

Until this week, that is. We’ve officially succeeded at raising money to make a movie. Here’s a few things I’ve learned along the way in hopes of helping anyone starting out on a similar journey. Continue reading 3 LESSONS FROM 10 MONTHS OF FUNDRAISING

Testing And Optimizing Your Way Out Of A Slump

A few weeks ago, I was stressed out.

I wasn’t making enough money at work.

I also wasn’t doing much about it.

I wasn’t writing as much as I wanted to, and wasn’t doing much about that either.

Things needed to change – but how? Here’s what I did, and what worked. Continue reading Testing And Optimizing Your Way Out Of A Slump