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?
When talking about success in an artistic field like filmmaking or music, I usually tell people that I believe that talent accounts for about 20% of success.
The other 80%? Doing the work. Continue reading Finish
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
We’ve got a buddy that’s incredible at coming up with great ideas.
If ideas were what mattered, the guy would be a millionaire many times over by now.
You can see what’s coming, right? Continue reading Follow Through
This popular mantra from Tony Robbins is an effective way to approach getting things done. But there’s a flip side. Continue reading Where Focus Goes, Energy Flows
Why blog? Why write at all? What’s the point? Continue reading Seth Godin Did It
We spent New Years weekend down in San Diego this year, which happens to be where my trainer/nutritionist of the last 5 months lives and works. Continue reading Draining the Lake
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
I was sitting down with a photographer friend the other day and the question came up about doing collaborations and free work.
When do you chose to do it?
Under what circumstances? Continue reading Free Work And Collaborations As A Freelancer
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