When in the field, many variables play into whether you’re going to get the shot or not. Success in the art of filmmaking relies on minimizing risk to ensure the highest probability of successfully capturing what you set out to capture. Weather, lighting, and gear reliability are a few of the countless constantly changing variables you will have to deal with.
I get the feeling that a large part of our culture (and youth in particular), aren’t growing in the areas of their passion because they aren’t encouraged to learn from those they want to be like. Something profound that I’ve discovered is that a large percentage of the most influential individuals around today or in the past have either written books, or had books written about them. In other words, you can find the greatest lessons learned by these people compiled in one place. Most of the greatest teachers throughout history can live on your bookshelf.
Today I graduated college from Liberty University Online, the world’s largest Private Christian University, in Lynchburg, Virginia. Today is also the first time I have ever set foot on the Campus of Liberty University…talk about non-traditional. I graduated after 4 years with honors and am totally debt free.
Early April has quickly become one of our favorite parts of the year. We spent this last week in Las Vegas at the annual NAB show having meetings with some of the largest manufacturers in the film industry. We have been blessed to get to know, and befriend some of the key players in the production business. Kyler and I are extremely exhausted, but far more excited about the opportunities that are coming from these past few days – many exciting things to be announced.