Weekly Motivation: What Are Filmmakers Afraid Of?
Every week I’ll be posting new videos as part of my Weekly Motivation Series to help the #IFHTribe along their filmmaking or screenwriting path. We all need some help, guidance, motivation or inspiration on our long journey in this crazy business so I hope these video help in a small way.
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You might not know everything, you may not have the experience, but you can get it. Fear kills dreams. Fear can decimate your spirit. Fear paralyzes you. Fear is a disease that will eventually destroy you and your dream. Why do you let fear stop you? What is the benefit to you? I promise you something
your first screenplay won’t be perfect,
your first feature film won’t be perfect,
the first thing you ever do in this business won’t be perfect,
so get that out of your head.
It doesn’t have to be perfect.
You just have to move, you have to take action. Action is something that fear hates. Whether you make it or not, whether it’s successful or not doesn’t matter, take action. Fail and fail often and learn and learn often and keep moving forward. How long will you let fear hold you back? How long will you allow fear to control your life?
I kept adding things to make it harder on myself, why? Because I felt free for the first time in my creative career. It is all because I said
“Enough is enough.”
And I looked fear in the eye and said
“You will not have any more power over me.”
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