Thoughts and conversations about balancing personal and professional creativity on the long road between idea and done.
With guests as varied as design legend Stefan Sagmeister, Book Of Life Movie director Jorge Gutierrez and my Mom and Dad you're sure to stay inspired during all the work between the Spark and the Art.
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If your life is your job, does the work you do match the job description?
Matt Ruby is a stand-up comedian who started in a rock band and now has a successful online sketch comedy show that takes shots at the technology world. He talks about finding that one thing that you can do well that no one else can and put it into action.
The future is going to happen no matter what. What will happen in yours?
We’ve talked before about the power of collaboration on the podcast but today’s episode is a wonderful example about when collaboration becomes more like a family. Tyler Nilson and Mike Schwartz recently finished showing their short film The Moped Diaries across the festival circuit this summer garnering them 10 Official Selections across the country.
Do you work a day job and have trouble finding big chunks of time to complete your projects? In today’s episode we talk about spare hours and how they can really help keep projects moving one little bit at a time.
A movie about a movie that was never made - that’s Jodorowsky’s dune. A tale of passion on the verge of crazy, it’s a great story that involves Salvador Dali, Orson Welles and Mick Jagger. This is our chat with producer Stephen Scarlata about his journey from idea to theatrical release.
Today’s topic may seem pretty obvious but for some reason we can still get discouraged when we’re not as good as we’d like to be.
Jeff Hunt makes tabletop games. Not just any table top games. Epic 250 piece games for 6 people to play for a couple hours kind of games. The craziest part is that he does it after his full-time job and it was the first game he decided to design.
When a project is over you have to decide if it’s reached an end or if it’s finished. Is it something you can come back to later if you want or are you just going to wipe your hands and move on.
Steve Ogden is a serial creative with a long string of projects behind him: A book of short stories, an animated short, online graphic novel and web comics. All of these while working full time in the games industry at Cyan Interactive on the Myst family of games and currently at Firaxis games, home of the Sid Meirs Civilization series.