The P-Word And What Outcomes We Can Expect When Mastering The Business of Filmmaking

MattBusiness, Filmmaking2 Comments

When you start going down a path towards developing your filmmaking and your business, you’re going to want to focus a lot on your mindset. We’re not just talking positive thinking here. We’re going to look at focusing on overall self-development. You will come to rely on developing yourself as you carry on this journey. You’ll hit road-blocks and you’ll … Read More

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

How To Think The Right Way As a Filmmaker

MattFilmmaking, Mindset1 Comment

We’re going to get down into the rabbit hole with today’s post. This is one of the most detailed posts I’ve ever written about success and mindset. This post is all about getting your mind right and thinking in the right way to maximize business and filmmaking success. YOUR MIND IS A POWERFUL THING I don’t think you need me … Read More

Failure Is Just Feedback And Reframing

MattBusiness, Mindset0 Comments

Welcome to today’s post. I’m going to be covering the idea of failure as just being feedback today. Not only that, but I have a great NLP technique to share with you that has improved my life greatly. I also want to give you a quality exercise that can help you Reframe just about anything in your life. So with … Read More

Is Screenwriting Using the Three Act Structure Still Relevant?

MattWriting7 Comments

I used to hate the 3 act structure simply because that’s the formula you see in every screenwriting book. How can you create art following such a restricting structure? I’ve changed my mind since. There are a lot a great filmmakers who express their full creativity within the ‘restrictions’ of this formula. One of my favourite film directors, Rainer Werner … Read More

3 Great Techniques For Letting Go and Letting the Writing Flow

MattWriting2 Comments

Recently, I wrote about some of the difficulties inherent in writing, and tackled some issues concerning writer’s block in a post about how to Just Let Go of Everything and Write! Today, I have some more practical ideas for blasting past writer’s block and really getting down to writing work. In fact, if you start adopting these techniques, then writer’s … Read More