Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

About Respect

Ross | March 10th, 2008

We often forget that for every Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, there are countless others who love to play basketball, play the violin, write, draw, design, make music, govern or create unique things. We forget too that there was only one Michael Jordan, one Leonardo da Vinci, one Si Da Ming Zhu, one Josephine Baker, […]

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On Collaboration

Mike | March 7th, 2008

“I am a screenwriter, which is half a filmmaker…. But it is not an art form, because screenplays are not works of art. They are invitations to others to collaborate on a work of art.” – Paul Schrader I grew up in the film industry where one’s success, even survival, depends in large part on […]

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Creativity and Community

Mike | March 6th, 2008

“If you’re going to create, create a lot. Creativity is not like playing the slot machines, where failure to win means you go home broke. With creativity, if you don’t win, you’re usually no worse off than if you hadn’t played.“ – Scott Adams Every day at work we eat lunch together. We take 30 […]

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Halfway There

Ross and Mike | March 4th, 2008

“When you have completed 95 percent of your journey, you are only halfway there.” – Japanese Proverb What could be more natural than a trial attorney and an entertainment industry veteran teaming up to start an Internet business in Chicago? In 2006, Mike believed that a film industry workflow developed over the previous 100 years […]

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