Filmmaking – The more you do, the more you do

by Peter D. Marshall

by Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros.


A great friend of mine, who is also an accountant, reminds me regularly of the importance, as I am essentially a freelancer, of cultivating and maintaining multiple income streams. She is right of course, and while I would like to have a larger multiple of streams of income than I have at present, it also got me thinking about multiple streams of creativity.

More fun, less money!

Right now I am a little run off my feet, with a couple of writing outlets to maintain, a feature screenplay project in full swing with two other writers, a short film to complete shooting, one to begin pre-production on and a recently acquired partnership in film co-op group to submit ideas to, as well as a family and too many animals to look after, oh and I am working on my MA, phew, long sentence!

But the upside of all this mayhem is that it seems as if the more creatively busy I am the more creative I become. The busy seems to stimulate the juices, so to speak.

So the more you do, the more you do, if you know what I mean.

Read the rest of this article from NoHo Arts District.

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