How do you present yourself as a filmmaker? Whether it’s in meetings or at a party, how do you create the most opportunity for your career? Alrik and Timothy share their experiences and offer advice.
Show Notes / Links
The Daily Struggle
- The benefit of telling other people about the projects we are working on.
- Does talking about a project jinx it?
- The power of visualizing your future
- Don’t wait for permission, be in control of your own destiny. Timothy recommends Alrik doesn’t wait to make his movie.
- How to prepare your project to attract other people to jump on board. “Choo Choo” this train is leaving the station.
Topic of the Week – How Do You Present Yourself As a Filmmaker
Is it important to be able to sell yourself as a filmmaker? If so, how do you do it?
- Timothy talks about having to define himself as a commercial director
- This is Who I am
- This is Where I fit in
- This is What I want to do
- This is my Value to you beyond my work
- Alrik talks about having to present himself in a more casual sense, like at a party
- I’m a filmmaker – Science Fiction and Horror is my niche – “Not stab stab horror, but more like psychological horror, you know?”
- I’m making movies and I have one on-line you can watch now
- I’m have another film coming out soon
- I’m trying to make my first feature
- Being the most authentic version of yourself and building a narrative to sell your next project
- Does it matter how you dress as a filmmaker?
Things to Share
Alrik talks about Marvel movies and his excitement for Captain America “Civil War”. Timothy talks about directing a big budget franchise
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