I aspire to be the Bruce Springsteen of film-making. At the age of 63 I hope to still be filled with enthusiasm and love for the voice-less, down on their luck, pushed aside working class. Rooted in faith, humility and the understanding that my gifts are not for my own vain glory but the greater good. Help me Jesus.
In honor of the news that Bear Grylls is returning to television, here's our interview with him on his wild family, his wild life and his wild faith. [RelevantMagazine]
Why passion projects are key to being more creative.
I heard a report last night on KCRW that the largest buyers of entertainment equipment in America is the American Church. One pastor was quoted saying "we have to do everything we can to catch their attention." I wonder if entertainment is really the solution. Actually i dont think it is. We are being entertained to death, daily, and I believe it is the entertainment or the idea of waiting to be entertained that has created our apathy.
My life was based around work. My passion turned into routine. I almost burned out and it took me a while to understand what was happening. After selling all camera equipment in March 2012 to take a 7 month break, motivation is back and life is more balanced than it ever was.
If you were observant enough when watching movies, you know there's something about orange and teal color and Hollywood.
I've learned over time that life doesn't just happen; it must be created, and I'm the architect in charge of designing it.
Do you have a "Be-Good" or a "Get-Better" mindset?
Contracts are a source of anxiety and dismay in creative work, but they exist for a good reason.
I never try to compare my work to my peers with similar experience/talent. Instead I’m always trying to compare my work to my favorite work out there and I try to figure out what exactly makes it so great.