Today I talk with 3 rising stars: Mirra Watkins, Ariel Brown, & Isaiah Cary about breaking into the film industry as people of color.
Monty DeGraff, ACE worked in post-production for 9 years before he met another black person. He’s an uplifting voice to mentorship & diversity in Hollywood.
Be nice. Could it possibly be that simple? In Hollywood, it seems “nice guys finish last” – untrue. Jesse Averna shows us how compassion leads to success.
NYT Bestselling author of ‘I Will Teach You to Be Rich’ Ramit Sethi discusses personal finances and starting an online business with Zack Arnold, ACE.
Mega director/writer/producer Dennie Gordon talks with Zack Arnold, ACE about all of the various scenarios and contingencies necessary for Hollywood to start rolling cameras again…and what we can do in the meantime.
Learn the steps to “break in,” get noticed, build the right relationships, and become a production assistant in Hollywood from Cobra Kai PA Aaron Schmidt.
Academy-nominated editor Dody Dorn, ACE shares her insights on mentorship as well as her candid story about transforming her health and her mindset to survive the brutal realities of editing blockbuster films.
Becoming an AE (assistant editor) isn’t the only path to editing scripted television. Learn more in my conversation with experienced reality editors Phil Habeger and Toni Ann Carabello as they explore their options.
Choosing between the assist editing route vs the editing route is not an easy choice. Learn why becoming an indie editor is the best route for Wellington Harrison in part 2 of this podcast interview.
Choosing between the assist editing route vs the editing route is not an easy choice. Learn why becoming an assistant was the best route for Chris Cavanagh in part 1 of this podcast interview.
Learn how editor Chryss Terry used simple time management skills to overcome repeated burnout and imposter syndrome.
Learn how feature editor Moni Salazar transformed from scatterbrained to productivity ninja by making just a few simple changes to her daily habits.
In part 2 of our conversation today we dive as deep as I’ve ever gone into all of the steps necessary to climb from the bottom of the ladder to the top in Hollywood. We go over all the details of Kelley’s “overnight success story” where it took her just short of 20 years of being an assistant editor before exploding onto the scene with Breaking Bad.
Learn how superstar television editor Kelley Dixon rose from assistant to the top of her game…and all the dirty details in between.
Learn why over 92% of people fail to reach their goals and the simple frameworks you can use to become part of the 8% who consistently achieve their goals.