Film, Music & Collaboration
Aspiring artists and students of Film & Music, should be collaborating as proactively
as possible as early as possible. Through 9 months of research I’ve discovered a reluctance and misguided prioritization of these efforts, fuelled at the earliest stages of our practice by the same individualized education, competitive attitudes, and commodification of any other career path.
I participated in and heavily documented 10 different collaborative projects with over 20 of Film/Music artists, with the purpose of combatting misconception, and giving young artists a head start by stimulating collaborative ambitions and a broader consideration of mediums in my community.
The entire process culminated in the 16 minute video seen above, utilizing the takeaways of the 9 other collaborations, a field survey, web and literary research, and 3 interviews with esteemed professionals to demonstrate why aspiring artists of music and film should be proactively collaborating as early as possible, with new mediums and peers they wouldn’t normally associate with their practices. This would serve as the primary documentation of the project, the vehicle for achieving its purpose of spreading awareness of my findings, a call to arms, and a shoutout for the talented artists involved.