Winnie Sun interviews Adam Simon, the writer of Man Down. Man Down opens theaters nationwide December 2, 2016. Simon talks about his journey from homelessness to writing the screenplay for Man Down inspired by conversations with his children.
Michael engineered his perfect life balance by blending his practical and creative talents. As an engineer, small business owner, and filmmaker he's following his dreams and pursuing his passions.
How he knew he wanted to pursue a career in filmmaking
How his technology background helped his film career
Sharing his love of the journey and his biggest challenge
Secrets of fundraising to filmmaking and everything in between
How he used his practical career to support his passion
What's next for Michael?
Dynamic DJ, Justin 3lau will 3low your mind! Justin was classically trained in piano, vocals, and guitar, and was heading full speed for a career in finance; that is until the introduction to Electronic Dance Music made his heart skip a beat.
- Inspired to start composing his own tracks when he was exposed to dance music in Sweden
- Purchased DJ equipment with money he earned from teaching guitar lessons
- The logical reason you may not “understand” dance music, and why it’s worth another listen
- His rise from making $100 an event, to packing venues and flooding festivals
- How his parents influence his music
- Believes he’s successful because he allows his music to evolve with changing times
- What’s next for 3lau?
- Twitter: @3LAU
- Facebook: DJ3LAU
- Soundcloud: 3lau
- Website: 3lau.com
NOLEN NIU, a custom concept furniture designer, is a true artist. Though Nolen's parents pushed him down the path of a job in the computer sciences, he decided to take a chance on passion and wander down his own path which led him to his true calling as a concept furniture designer. His beautiful and imaginative products will leave you hungry for a new statement piece in your own home.
- Inspired by his community college art teacher to pursue a creative career
- When opportunity knocked he raced against the clock to open the door
- Featured in: Dwell, Interior Design Magazine, Maxim, NY Times, Esquire, and more
- Judge on furniture design competition TV show "Framework" on Spike TV
- What your couch and your body have in common
- Twitter: @nolenniu
- Facebook: nolenniu
- Website: nolenniu.com