How To Find Your Voice, Your Market And Elevate Your Career In Filmmaking

MattBusiness, Filmmaking5 Comments

When it comes to learning any new skill, one of the big issues that a lot of people have from the beginning is too much information. We do, of course, live in the information age. We should feel special that we live in such a thriving and ever-growing era, where information about absolutely anything is at our finger tips. Gone are the days when someone would have to to wait until they could speak to someone face-to-face in order to find an answer to a problem.

Media, Reality TV and It’s Effect on Your Filmmaking and Business

MattBusiness, Lifestyle, Mindset1 Comment

We’ve touched on social conditioning and how it affects our business decisions and identity before. Social conditioning affects all areas on life on all levels. There’s actually evidence that suggests that people grow old and die because of social conditioning. Teachers like Deepak Chopra in his book Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, describe a situation in which people are taught to grow old and die. … Read More

Productivity and Getting Things Done

MattBusiness, Mindset2 Comments

Today I want to talk about the very important concept of productivity and – more to the point – getting things done. We’re going to focus on a couple of theoretical points, including a look at one of the best self-development books of modern times, and then I’ll give you some rock-solid pointers on how you can be more productive … Read More

Liberation Methods For The Filmmaker

MattBusiness, Mindset1 Comment

I’ve tackled the issue of 
social conditioning a fair bit on this site. I think it’s important to be aware of social conditioning because it directly affects our business, the way we’re perceived and the way we treat others. This post might be a little more hardcore than some of my others on this topic, so be prepared. There’s lots of my … Read More

Why There’s No Time Like The Present

MattBusiness, Lifestyle, Mindset1 Comment

Last time around, we looked at hustle and how it relates to filmmaking and business, focusing specifically on three sporting greats – Pete Rose, Roger Federer and Tiger Woods. We talked about gamification and seeing your life and business as a sporting event. We looked at how you can imagine your business and success as a tough sports season, for … Read More