Monetizing Your Creativity - Pursuing a career in film, television, writing, theatre, music & design with your talents
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Monetizing Your Creativity explores how use your creative talents to pursue a career in film, television and related media (theatre, music, gaming, design, publishing). Industry veterans and mentors Marvin Polis and Fred Keating interview people who've been there and done that.
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123 Making it In LA
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Welcome to another themed episode drawing upon the advice and counsel of various guests on a single topic. The topic: Making it in LA.
Four experienced individuals (a media entrepreneur, publicist, film festival founder and talent agent) share their own “Making it in LA” stories with Marv and Fred. They are proof positive that creative people need other creative people in order to earn a living in media industries. Nobody does it alone.
Cachita Hynes is the founder of the style-revamp company, Style on the Spot. She’s also a model, TV host, blogger and former Marketing Director of Worldwide Distribution for MGM. Cachita currently serves a roster of clients as a digital marketing consultant, helping other companies and organizations get their stories to a global audience.
Kelly Wilson is a connector. She brings together people who have stories to tell with people who need stories to tell. This young publicist has helped arrange some interviews for Marv and Fred at international events and locations. In fact, Kelly was the person who connected us with Cachita Hynes!
Daniel Sol brought his event management abilities from Miami to Los Angeles and co-founded the annual Hollywood Shorts Festival that showcases emerging and mature filmmakers along with monthly film-related events. What a way to build a personal and professional network!
Michael Levitt, successful businessman from Los Angeles, made a mid-life career change to become a talent agent in Vancouver, Canada. He attracted success through a combination of applying his mentoring skills to young performers and his business skills to casting directors. He's known for his effectiveness in getting his clients auditions and roles in film and television.
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