Creativity, Filmmaking & Mentoring (Free PDF)

What role does mentoring play in the life of an artist? How can an artist cultivate their creativity through an older, wiser mentor? How can artists improve their craft by pursuing a mentor? Whether its filmmaking, writing, music, dance, visual art, or any other art form, there are critically important links between creativity and mentoring in the life of an artist. A mentor can provide an aspiring artist the necessary wisdom and life experience to help navigate the unavoidable personal, professional, and spiritual challenges that emerge as one pursues their creative calling. Today, I want to share with you a great interview with Charlie Matz, Bub Kuns, and Ian Nelson with Veracity Colab about creativity, filmmaking and the role of mentoring from Create: Transforming Stories of Art, Life & Faith. Read on…

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Seth to Artists, “Stop Waiting!”

[dc]I[/dc]  just read a great post from marketing expert Seth Godin and I’d like to share it with you. Before we glean from Seth Godin’s marketing expertise, I want you to look at this picture with the two empty chairs? See that one…the one with your name on it? Are you waiting for the perfect opportunity? Waiting for that phone call? Are you a visual artist waiting for that painting commission? An actor waiting for that acting part? A writer waiting for that book deal? That recording contract. That movie deal. You’re waiting. Waiting. Waiting. Seth says don’t wait to be picked…