Monday, November 1, 2010
entertainment industry coach question 607: Shouldn’t you just focus on 1 area in the industry?
This was a question based on yesterday's blog. The answer is there is no right or wrong answer. You pursue what you're passionate about. Who are we to tell an actor he can't write, or a director she can't edit. People must do what they love. That said, in your marketing materials, you should have separate cards and resumes for classifications that aren't perceived as complimentary like Writer/Director or DP/Operator.
Now, if your focus is all over the place and you're not getting any work because no one knows what you're doing including you, then you may have to focus on the area you're most passionate about first, get good at it, and then branch out.
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