The Creative AF Podcast is Atlanta's number one podcast for creative professionals that discusses all things indie art and entertainment providing knowledge and resources to help turn your passion into your career.
We discuss a wide variety of topics that include filmmaking, acting, building your creative business and brand, indie feature & short film reviews, the business of music & entertainment. We also interview filmmakers, actors, recording artists, music producers, and other professional creative entrepreneurs based in Atlanta, GA.
Overcome Any Struggle In Life
In this episode of the Creative AF Podcast we interview Nyree D. Watkins who was born as a crack baby and had to overcome some of the most difficult changes, a baby, toddler, child, teenager and adult could ever face, Nyree was setup to fail before she ever took her first breath. Michael Mueller, owner of M3 Creative and Director of her documentary titled CRACKBABY interviews Nyree and digs deeper than the book and documentary. Because it is one thing to overcome obstacles in like but it is a whole other thing to overcome what she been through and still remain to this still a beautiful soul and by meeting her you would never know the past she endured. She believes you have to use your struggle to your advantage. Her goal and purpose in telling her story is that hopefully it helps someone will not feel alone in their story.
Crack Baby Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYu2ZiwN8eI
Crack Baby: The Documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_GD0__JPfY
Crack Baby: The Book https://www.amazon.com/dp/1665523751/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_8PST915BSS0T4BYY5NWN
Nyree's Official Website http://www.meetnyree.com
M3 Creative Production Company http://www.m3creative.net
Getting Your Film On Netflix: Everything You Want To know!
In this episode of Creative AF we discuss how this first time indie film-maker Robert Eager got his very first feature film on Netflix, took advantage of the tax credits the state of Georgia offers. Robert has an incredible wealth of knowledge when it comes to the business & financial side of making a film. In this interview we discuss all the things film-makers want to know but nobody is sharing the information. It took him 17 years before he decided to shoot his first feature film in 2017 that was released in 2019, he is now an Executive Producer on his fourth film all within the past four years.
3:20 - PICKING THE RIGHT SCRIPT TO GO ALL IN ON
6:00 - HAVING SUPPORT FROM FAMILY & FRIENDS
8:00 - WHEN TO PULL THE TRIGGER ON MAKING YOUR FILM
11:00 - THE PATH OF MAKING YOUR FILM
17:00 - STATE OF GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDIT EXPLAINED
26:00 - FUNDRAISING THE MONEY FOR YOUR FILM
31:00 - THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING A SALES AGENT FOR YOUR FILM
WHO IS ROBERT EAGER?
Robert Eager who is one of the most active Executive producer in the Atlanta area. He is a graduate of the Hollywood Film Institute and worked on the locally filmed "Savannah", several made for TV movies including " Momma Flora's Family", and appeared in Disney's " Remember The Titans". He has earned several screenwriting awards and studied at Atlanta's Alliance Theater. He invested in himself to make his first feature film named Full Count. Full Count is available to watch on Netflix. Since Full Count he has executive produced films with Saban Films, Vertical Entertainment and Paramount+.
Atlanta Film Production Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/243624842363778
Buckhead Film Group http://www.buckheadfilmgroup.net/
Atlanta Screen Writers Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/atlsg
Vertical Entertainment https://www.vert-ent.com/
Saban Films https://www.sabanfilms.com/
The Creative AF Podcast is filmed and recorded at the M3 Creative Studio located in 30 minutes south of downtown Atlanta in McDonough, GA. http://www.m3creative.net
How To Open A Tattoo Shop
In this episode I talk with my tattoo artist Jeremy Hulett as he is giving me a new tattoo. He has been in business for over 20 years and has actually done all the tattoos I have. We talk about how he became a tattoo artist and how he opened his own tattoo shop.
We will talk about the ups and downs of starting a business. How to use social media to inspire new art. Why you need to be around others doing your craft. What it was like going form transitional tattoo machine to the new machines. Why the iPad helps you become a better tattoo artist. How to stay on top of your game. There are new and upcoming tattoo artist every day. How to evolve with the times.
How To Create Your Dream Job
We live in a world where you can literally turn anything into a career. So why not make a career doing what you love to do! We take a look at several very successful YouTube channels that include: marble races, ASMR, ants, and even drinking water.
I talk with a good friend of mine Amir Perry about the endless possibilities the internet provides us. Stay tuned for Dream Supply videos that help you expand your knowledge on what it takes to be a creative.
Becoming A Storyboard Artist In Atlanta I Gable Marynell
Michael of M3 Creative interviews storyboard artist Michael Gable Marynell. Gable is a storyboard artist in the Atlanta area with over 10 years of experience. He also has a BFA in computer animation. He has worked on everything from Adult Swim to Netflix doing movies, TV, animations, music videos, and commercials. Gable believes in supporting Atlanta filmmakers, funded by Atlanta investors using Atlanta crews and cast. We enjoyed having Gable come in and share his knowledge in storyboarding with us.
F*CK Motivation, You DON'T Need It!
In this episode we talk about motivation, what it takes to achieve your goals, and the definition of hard work.