BEYOND THE CRAFT: An Authentic, No-Bull Guide to Making a Living as a Creative Professional! - Raindance

BEYOND THE CRAFT: An Authentic, No-Bull Guide to Making a Living as a Creative Professional!


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Date: tbc, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Duration: 4 hours
Location: Raindance Film Training Centre, 10a Craven Street, London WC2N 5PE

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Raindance is proud to present a unique opportunity to catch the award-winning Writer, Director and Producer Jim Jermanok in London for his highly acclaimed workshop BEYOND THE CRAFT at a once only price. This class would normally cost £129

About Beyond the Craft

BEYOND THE CRAFT  is an authentic, bottom-line and empowering workshop advising aspiring, working and even successuful creative professionals how to be proactive and reach the next level of their careers, without solely relying on agents, managers, producers and other gatekeepers.
This course will run for approx 4 hours and will teach you how to be your own agent!

What will it Cover?

  • current status of the entertainment/media industry
  • distinguishing/promoting yourself and your projects
  • obtaining the best agents, managers and producers
  • pitching yourself and your projects
  • the psychology of success
  • working in film, TV, and new media
  • overcoming creative career self-sabotage
  • effective networking and an easy networking system
  • the art of the schmooze

What Will You Achieve?

You will learn about those commonalities, habits, qualities, tools and practices that are shared by the world’s most successful creative professionals.  Important creative entrepreneurship and creative career success knowledge for filmmakers, actors, directors, writers, producers, artists, musicians, singers, comedians, authors, journalists, photographers, designers and even non-creative business entrepreneurs. You will acquire the know-how to attain the next level of your creative career, whether you are ‘starting or stuck’ utilisibng a distinct strategy, philosophy and vocabulary created by Jim Jermanok.

Who Should Attend?

All aspiring, working and successful creative professionals: actors, writers, directors, producers, filmmakers, and crew.  Anyone trying to understand how to be more proactive and get to the next level of their careers. Anyone who are striving to achieve a better income and great authentic success.

Suggested Reading

The recent bestseller, BEYOND THE CRAFT: What You Need To Know To Make A Living Creatively! by Jim Jermanok

A Video Snapshot of Beyond the Craft with Jim Jermanok

About the our Guest Speaker

“Few people are in a better position than Jim Jermanok, who has done it all, to guide the novice and even the experienced practitioner.”

– STEPHEN FRY, Actor, Writer, Director

Jim Jermanok is an award-winning writer, director and producer, creative entrepreneurship expert, consultant and speaker based in NY. Jim wrote and produced the highly acclaimed romantic comedy, “Passionada,” which was released by Columbia Tri Star in over 150 countries. He is currently directing the documentary, “AN ACTOR’S ACTOR: The Life and Art of Martin Landau.”  His latest film “Em” recently won the Grand Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival and the Criterion International Inspiration Award. It was released by Vanguard Cinema and SnagFilms.  Jim also wrote and directed “Homophonia,” a political comedy film on gay marriage rights which has appeared at over 50 film festivals while winning several of them. Also active also in TV and New Media, Jim is currently developing eight fictional, comedy and reality TV series.  His revolutionary new web series “LIFEADVICE.TV” has drawn tremendous praise since going live globally in late 2015. Mr. Jermanok is a former ICM Agent who helped to represent Arthur Miller, Shirley MacLaine, John Chancellor, Ben Kingsley, Dudley Moore, Helen Hayes, Alan Arkin and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, among others.  Jim also speaks and conducts workshops worldwide on the subject of his 2016  bestseller, BEYOND THE CRAFT: What You Need to Know to Make A Living Creatively!, Making Your Projects Happen: Successful Film/TV Producing and Financing as well as The Art and Business of Screenwriting.




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