Art vs. Commerce
About This Show
The Art vs. Commerce podcast is a conversation with creative industry professionals who have made a career out of their art. The discussions range from guest's personal history to how they manage to maintain their unique aesthetic in an arena that demands compromise. As a cinematographer and director for commercials, documentary and narrative, Jared has these conversations often with friends and collaborators. A lifelong lover of radio and podcasts, bringing these discussions to an audience is a great way to share collective experiences and deepen our understanding of this challenging balance.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 39 - Brian Koppelman
Brian Koppelman is a co-creator, executive producer and showrunner of Showtime's hit drama series Billions. Over the past two decades, Koppelman and his writing/producing/directing partner, David Levien, have created an influential and diverse body of work in both film and television.
Some of their most noteworthy credits include Rounders, Ocean's Thirteen, Solitary Man, The Illusionist, Runaway Jury, Tilt, ESPN's 30 for 30 (This Is What They Want), I Smile Back, The Girlfriend Experience and Joe Berlinger's Tony Robbins documentary, I Am Not Your Guru. Koppelman is the host and creator of the hit Slate podcast The Moment with Brian Koppelman.
In this episode we discuss the block he faced in his 20s and how he overcame it at 30 to write Rounders. From there we dive into a variety of topics including having a collaborator, how to stay focused on the work and what it means to stay curious.