The Academy’s snub of “The Lego Movie” is an excellent lesson for professional creatives in seeking peer vs. public appreciation.Read more "The Lego Movie Oscar Snub is a Valuable Lesson in Peer vs. Public Appreciation"
A lay person’s comparison of two well-made shorts about the attempts of a boy to meet girl.Read more "“Paperman” vs “A Thousand Words”"
As a little girl I had starry-eyed dreams of walking the red carpet. Now that I’m older, I realize acting is actually hard work that should not be taken for granted.Read more "When Starry-Eyed Dreams Confront Harsh Realities"
From CPA to head of production at a major Hollywood production company, Yolanda Cochran has had quite the ride in “the biz.” Her attitude about starting from the bottom, doing whatever is asked (she never said “That is not my job”), and working diligently, had paid of in spades for her. For the past eight […]Read more "C180-017: Yolanda Cochran, Alcon Entertainment Head of Production"
So last week I’m working on this video for a client and as is often the case, I need some inspiration to kick start the old creative juices. I’m about to type in the URL of any of the number of amazing filmmakers and colleagues whose work I admire when it dawns on me, “Hmmm, […]Read more "Getting Inspiration from Yourself"