036: From Simple Mind Shift To Full Time PAID Working Director?
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How can a positive mind shift help you become a working director? How do you turn your relationships into paid directing work? And how does all of that help you raise money for films? Filmmaker Jason Satterlund has done all that and he shares how a simple mind shift took him from low budget music videos to higher budget narratives.

(Episode 36)

Hosted by Director/Producer Jenn Page.

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Jason Satterlund is an award-winning director and writer who is passionate about telling stories. Over the past 25 years, he has honed a talent for directing authentic, emotionally compelling performances. His filmmaking displays a strong visual style that carries audiences on emotional journeys. His latest feature film, “The Abandon,” won multiple awards on the film festival circuit and secured theatrical distribution through Lionsgate. He works all over the world writing and directing feature films, shorts, TV series, immersive entertainment, music videos, commercials, and documentaries, and has received international recognition. He has written and directed over 25 episodes of television, run writer’s rooms, and crafted shows for clients from the ground up. When he isn't busy directing his own projects, he enjoys teaching filmmaking workshops, shaping the filmmakers of the future.

Jason's Sizzle Reel:


Jason's latest film, "The Abandon," trailer:


His YouTube page with multiple how-to videos, BTS videos and other works:


Jason on IMDB

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