Nathalie Sejean - 003
Release Date: 04/28/2015
This week we welcome our producer, Claire Tanner to the cohost chair to speak with Nathalie Sejean from Mentorless.com. Nathalie is a story fabricator, a filmmaker, an artist and a mentor to the mentorless. We welcome her to the show to talk about her own creative journey and what we can learn from her experiences.
3:42 Nathalie shares what she does to relax and be inspired.
4:23 Nathalie discusses avoiding burnout and the importance of sleep and yoga for creativity.
8:18 Nathalie discusses creativity and a time in her life when she lost it.
12:00 Claire asks Nathalie about what first sparked Nathalie's creativity.
13:00 Claire shares a memory from her childhood about being creative in play.
14:40 Cory asks how Nathalie manages to do all she does creatively.
17:11 Nathalie explains where the desire to share her knowledge with others interested in filmmaking via Mentorless.com began.
18:40 Cory asks about the challenges of running a website like Mentorless.com
19:58 Nathalie tells Cory about the rewards of Mentorless.com
23:19 Claire asks "Is success scary?"
26:20 Nathalie discusses the moment she wanted to shut her website down.
27:40 Nathalie discusses her interactive music video Ticking Bomb.
32:20 Claire asks about the importance of storytelling.
34:55 Cory asks about the influence traveling has had on Nathalie's art.
37:40 Nathalie shares how lucky she feels having a French passport and the benefits it affords her.
39:45 Claire asks about managing creative relationships.
42:58 Cory asks about the importance of collaboration.
44:10 "The process may be funnier when you're working with others."
46:10 Nathalie tell us what filmmakers need to know starting out.
47:10 Nathalie reflects on Amanda Palmer's words on not having an audience unless you create something.
49:45 Cory asks about a book for filmmakers
50:54 Nathalie warns agains reading too many books on filmmaking and not actually getting out there and creating.
54:10 Cory asks what Nathalie wants to see from up and coming filmmakers.
54:31 Claire reacts to Nathalie mentioning SHORT TERM 12 as a favorite recent film.
57:45 Cory asks about Nathalie's plans for 2015.
59:25 Claire asks about the importance of goal setting.
Resources Mentioned On The Show:
TeuxDeux (productivity app)
Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting - Syd Field
Short Term 12, Stories We Tell
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