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Episode 11 – Rejection and Failure

Rejection and failure are unavoidable aspects of being a filmmaker. This week we talk about how we deal with these negative feelings.

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Show Notes / Links

Alrik talks about some issues he’s having with actors and they chat about New York.

The two of them talk about budgets and wonder if there’s such a thing as having enough money, even if you’re Michael Bay.

Timothy talks about what he learned this week by watching TJ Misny work on the set of a commercial shoot he produced.

Timothy and Alrik talk about their biggest failures and their biggest rejections.

Some examples of rejection: film festivals, audience reaction, sharing work and not getting a response from agents, managers, producers.

They talk about their techniques for dealing with the feelings of failure and rejection.

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