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The Entrepreneurial Artist Series

Joe Dillett

Master Carver

 

Master woodcarver Joe Dillett talks with viewers about starting a business and how he uses the computer and internet to monitor cash flow, manage invoices, assist in research, create a catalog of products, and assist in design. (Please not this video was taped in 2000 and some of the computer information is dated.  However, there are still valuable lessons to be learned.)





Lobster Boy Part 1

Author Lyricist:  Matthew Boresi

Composer:  Michael Watkins

 

This two part series describes the challenges in getting a musical theater production launched.  Topics covered include theater budget, productions costs, finding and approaching investors, organizing for profit vs. non-profit, advertising, PR for your productions, management and legal aspects.

Tom Lynch

Watercolorist

 

Watercolorist Tom Lynch describes his strategies for marketing art.  One important factor is how an artist views him/herself.  Tom also focuses on how to create a demand or interest for your art.  He shares many of his unique strategies that have been very successful for him.

Lobster Boy Part 2

Author Lyricist:  Matthew Boresi

Composer:  Michael Watkins

 

This two part series describes the challenges in getting a musical theater up and going.  Topics covered include accounting, things to consider before starting, and marketing.  Also, the end of this video features a piece, "So Small," from the musical.

Charlie Yapp

Commercial Photographer

 

Veteran commercial photographer Charlie Yapp shares his insight into the industry from his many years of experience.  He talks about finding a niche/specialty, developing a portfolio, sales, and working with clients.  Charlie also talks about dealing with your dreams and balancing that with paying your bills.

Funding for this video series was provided by:



The Coleman Foundation



This video series was produced by:



North Central College and

Yellow House Entertainment