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18 minutes | Dec 30, 2016
18: Year in Review and What’s Ahead
This week’s episode is short and sweet, and worth the listen. We recap our favorite projects from the past year and give a sneak peek of what’s ahead for us. Things We’ve Done (2:50) We recount all the things we (and our interns) created and released in the past year… Wrote Two Screenplays Wrote a … Play the Episode"18: Year in Review and What’s Ahead"The post 18: Year in Review and What’s Ahead appeared first on Riot Studios.
50 minutes | Dec 22, 2016
17: How to Write a Book
This episode addresses some of the questions we’ve gotten about the process of writing a book. We talk about why it’s a worthwhile endeavor for you to consider as well as the process of taking a book from an idea to a finished copy. Who? What? Why? (4:20) Before you start a book, you need … Play the Episode"17: How to Write a Book"The post 17: How to Write a Book appeared first on Riot Studios.
55 minutes | Dec 15, 2016
16: You’re Doing Too Much
This week is a big first on the Riot Studios Podcast. We’re recording LIVE, completely unedited, with video streaming on Facebook. Check out the video below. NOTE: We messed up the sound settings for the video stream, so the audio quality isn’t great. For HQ sound, listen to the actual podcast in the player above. This … Play the Episode"16: You’re Doing Too Much"The post 16: You’re Doing Too Much appeared first on Riot Studios.
43 minutes | Dec 8, 2016
15: When You Feel Like Giving Up
On today’s episode, we go off script to talk about the creative process. We discuss the difficulties of chasing our dreams, knowing when enough is enough, and how to persevere through the difficult times. This should be SUPER relatable to anyone pursuing their passion and sometimes feeling alone in it all. We highly recommend this episode for … Play the Episode"15: When You Feel Like Giving Up"The post 15: When You Feel Like Giving Up appeared first on Riot Studios.
31 minutes | Dec 1, 2016
14: The Break In – Audiobook Sample
This week on the podcast, we’re doing things a little differently. In preparation for the release of our new book, The Break In, we’re giving you a sneak preview of our audiobook. We read Chapter 2 from the book, titled “Hatching a Plan.” It chronicles the story of how we got our first feature-length documentary off the … Play the Episode"14: The Break In – Audiobook Sample"The post 14: The Break In – Audiobook Sample appeared first on Riot Studios.
35 minutes | Nov 16, 2016
13: 7 Skills Every Creative Should Learn
In this week’s episode, we discuss seven different skills that every creative should familiarize themselves with in order to master their craft. We discuss some of the lessons we learned starting out in the film industry and the types of skills we forced ourselves to learn that would eventually help us create what Riot Studios … Play the Episode"13: 7 Skills Every Creative Should Learn"The post 13: 7 Skills Every Creative Should Learn appeared first on Riot Studios.
46 minutes | Nov 9, 2016
12: How to Be an Actor
This episode is for anyone who has aspired to become an actor. Maybe you’re a casual dreamer who’s occasionally considered auditioning for a local play. Maybe you’re a seriously trained actor in Hollywood working hard to break in. Either way, this episode will have something for you, from the perspective of a couple guys who are … Play the Episode"12: How to Be an Actor"The post 12: How to Be an Actor appeared first on Riot Studios.
54 minutes | Nov 3, 2016
11: How to Find Better Clients And Make More Money
Most of the time on the podcast, we focus on how to pursue artistic, self-started ventures. But, we know that another big part of most artists’ careers involves client work – or – services you provide for someone else in exchange for money, promotion, or other direct benefits. In this episode, we’ll talk about some … Play the Episode"11: How to Find Better Clients And Make More Money"The post 11: How to Find Better Clients And Make More Money appeared first on Riot Studios.
31 minutes | Oct 27, 2016
10: How to Finish Your Overdue Project
This week on the podcast, we discuss what it takes for a creative to finally part ways with his or her project. We talk about helpful ways to get your idea to the finish line and why criticism is so hard to hear. Check Your Output (2:52) It’s important to DO stuff and not just talk about … Play the Episode"10: How to Finish Your Overdue Project"The post 10: How to Finish Your Overdue Project appeared first on Riot Studios.
40 minutes | Oct 19, 2016
9: Short films are cool
This episode is all about short films. We offer four reasons filmmakers should consider making one. Plus, we tell the story behind our latest short film, “The Get Together,” including how it almost became a total disaster. 4 Reasons to Make a Short Film 1. Proof a Concept (3:04) Proof of concept films are like bite-sized samples … Play the Episode"9: Short films are cool"The post 9: Short films are cool appeared first on Riot Studios.
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