Archives: career

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    Chasing Dreams Part 2

    Part 2 of the follow your dreams stream of conscience. In this article hopefully you find some encouragement to start doing what you want to do and stop waiting on others to give you permission.

  • Creatives: To Go to School or Not

    Its a topic that is gaining a lot of momentum and its because school is so very expensive.

  • Do It for Love Not Money

    If you’re doing it for the money, do you really love it? Life’s short, do good work, do what your good at and enjoy life. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Please Follow your heart not the dollar Why did you get into what your in? Perhaps more importantly, why did you persist through any struggles as you got…

  • Doing Your Best

    Put a description here [eightcolumns class=”centered”] If you’re not going to work hard, then quit Keeping your priorities straight can be difficult in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Deadlines make us rush through projects or assignments; pressures to impress may make us less honest or true to our personal ethics or dedication, and…

  • Follow Your Heart

    You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You probably already follow your heart anyway We have all heard the phrase, “life is short,” or the more accurate version, “Life is too short”. It is a summary…

  • Following Your Passion

    One of the most important lessons we have learned so far. Your passions are there for a reason and most of the time, your best work will come out of your passions. So work it out! [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Everyone has talent, not everyone uses it Is there such thing as an untalented person? The answer…

  • Realities of Running a Business

    Creatives are typically very good at being creative and very bad at running a business. Here are some good tips on how to stay on top of what keeps you employed. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Focus Growing an audience Whether your business is already up and running, or you are just finalizing the details with your first…

  • No Regrets!

    Live your life in such a way that when your working days are over, you won’t look back and say “I wish I had…” Work hard at all the right things. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Spend time on the things that matter most Robert Redford once said “I have no regrets, because I’ve done everything I could…

  • Taking the Time to Grow

    For some reason we have the notion that success needs to come on fast, make us a ton of money and then drive off into the sunset. Fortunately, things don’t work that way and the best in the biz, spend years at their craft before ever seeing success. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Taking it slow Rarely, very…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 5

    I can not believe its already over. What a great week. Great teaching, knowledge and even better friends made. Thank you ASC. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] All good things must come to an end. It was the final day of the American Society of Cinematographers masters class, hard to believe. Today proved to be the most insightful…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 4

    Day 4 was the best day yet. However this perspective was pretty unique. It was philosophical reinforcement for me. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Guillermo Navarro ASC – Film Making Philosophy Today at the American Society of Cinematographers Master’s Class, we worked with Guillermo Navarro ASC, all day long. The same guy that made Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 3

    Day 3 was long. Lots of education and lots of great insights into Master Cinematographers work. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Bill Bennett ASC – Hard surface lighting Today at the American Society of Cinematographer’s masters class we had a lot of technical information. In fact so much that my brain kind hurts. We had 4 ASC members…