Squid Game director on holding on for 10 years to make series

I found this post via Film Courage on a tweet that was made by Squid Game director Hwang Don Hyuk. He kept getting rejections for the project for 10 years and ran into money problems writing the script. Though it sounded like he was not that terrible in debt he had to go through a lot to get the film financed facing rejections multiple times. This instagram post on how he had financial struggles to get his tv series made. Influences and other info He was also influenced by Japanese Manga and Animation and Battle Royale. which could have contributed … Continue reading Squid Game director on holding on for 10 years to make series

Don’t be a Dabbler – Aim for mastery

I am guilty of this. One problem with many creatives is we crave the new but this can be detrimental to getting things shipped. I was recently am tempted to try Blender and Switching around my content marketing game plan. Trying new engines. Or working with new workflows. But at the end of the dabbling I shipped nothing. Go down one door. There is a process to reaching mastery. And it takes time playing the long game just sticking to one focus. This guys articulates what I feel. I think many times we want to quit when we hit that … Continue reading Don’t be a Dabbler – Aim for mastery