20 episodes

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.

The Creative AF Podcast Michael Mueller

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

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

    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

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Getting Your Film On Netflix: Everything You Want To know!

    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.   

    EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: 

    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+. 

     IMPORTANT LINKS  

    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

    • 1 hr 18 min
    How To Open A Tattoo Shop

    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.

    • 59 min
    How To Create Your Dream Job

    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.

    • 16 min
    Becoming A Storyboard Artist In Atlanta I Gable Marynell

    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.

    • 55 min
    F*CK Motivation, You DON'T Need It!

    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.

    • 11 min

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