Mindset

The Long, Winding Road to Making Films You’re Truly Proud Of

When I first moved to Los Angeles, my goal was to make a feature film within one year of moving. It’s now been 9 years and I’ve only just released my first short film, “The Long Goodbye” which by my original standards is depressingly off the mark. 

The Long, Winding Road to Making Films You’re Truly Proud Of

Becoming a "High Agency" Filmmaker

There’s a psychological trait that will determine whether or not you “make it” as an entrepreneurial filmmaker. In the coming years, those who have this trait will thrive, while those who don’t will find fewer and fewer opportunities. And the best part is, you get to choose whether you develop it.

Becoming a "High Agency" Filmmaker

Beating Burnout: How a Commercial Director Reclaimed His Passion for Filmmaking

On the outside, Jonathan Bregel was at the top of the industry, directing commercials for some of the biggest brands on the planet. But on the inside, burnout and depression were taking their toll. This is his story getting back up after being knocked down, and learning to love the art of film again.

Beating Burnout: How a Commercial Director Reclaimed His Passion for Filmmaking
MindsetRob Hardy

Filmmaking Isn't Always Fun or Easy, But It's Always Worth It

Turns out, one of the pieces of advice I’ve been sharing with filmmakers isn’t really that accurate. So let’s set the record straight.

MindsetRob Hardy
Filmmaking Isn't Always Fun or Easy, But It's Always Worth It

How to Conquer the Fear that Comes with Being a Filmmaker

We're all dealing with some level of fear as we make our way through the world as filmmakers. But that doesn't mean we have to let that fear get the best of us.

How to Conquer the Fear that Comes with Being a Filmmaker

How a Pro Film Editor Reclaimed His Focus, Creativity, & Health

With all the latest headlines indicating that sitting all day is collectively destroying our health, you might think that film editors would be doomed. Then again, you haven't met Zack Arnold.

How a Pro Film Editor Reclaimed His Focus, Creativity, & Health

The Anxiety of Funding a Kickstarter With a Small Audience

At the time of writing this, I am one week into a two-week campaign, and the past seven days have been an emotional rollercoaster the likes of which I’ve never previously experienced. There have been major highs and lows.

The Anxiety of Funding a Kickstarter With a Small Audience