Mar 15, 2023
#112 Sundance Backstage Pass with Blumhouse Fellow & Filmmaker Chelsea Gonzalez
Now that Deadline has finally announced the big news, I can share Chelsea Gonzalez with you! 🎉
🙈🙊🙉 I’ve had to keep my mouth shut until Deadline, Variety and The Wrap spread the word➞ Chelsea Gonzalez is an Official Selection as a Blumhouse & K Period Media Screamwriting Fellow (...and as a longtime, client & friend, I am just so freakin' proud of her!). 💗 🙌
And on today's episode of Brian Breaks Character she – quite literally! – walks us through her experience at Sundance Film Festival. 🎥
📽 The Who, What, Where, When, & How to make Sundance work for you!
🤝 What you can do to build connections in the film industry: surprise! it's not all about bizniz cards✨
⚖️ How to balance TWO passions 👈 As an actor-filmmaker, Chelsea is a shining example of someone who takes courageous action toward her 2nd passion
💸 When to invest in a big festival like this to ensure it catapults the rest of your career (plus allllll the things she's learned from being on the festival circuit!)
🤔 Chelsea was named ‘Most Powerful Voice’ by Blackbird Film Festival and recently won Best Pilot for the series Legit Married at Dances with Films. 🙌
During the episode, she offers valuable insights on storytelling and filmmaking that will leave you feeling inspired and ready to create (or book a ticket to Park City for next year's festival!). ✍️🎞📺
So sit back, grab some popcorn 🍿, and get ready to be entertained & informed by one of the most exciting emerging filmmakers I've ever had the privilege to know. 🎉
FUN FACT: Before Chelsea found a love of writing and directing, she began her career as an actress in a... Blumhouse feature. 💁♀️
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