The Director of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" talks about the importance of artistic freedom, living cheaply, and empowering other artists.
<br>The author of <em>The 4-Hour Chef</em> on how he markets his work while keeping focused with the help of timers, old laptops, and an avoidance of public speaking.<br>
Does hierarchy help? SoundCloud CTO Eric Walhforss on building a lean, mean startup culture while still finding time for personal creative projects.
Sometimes being an artist is your only choice. We talk to <em>Persepolis</em> filmmaker and author Marjane Satrapi about the rewards of choosing the path of most resistance.
The visionary behind <em>Monty Python</em>, <em>Brazil</em> & <em>12 Monkeys</em> talks about never letting your ideas become rigid, staying out of debt, and forgetting everything you learn.
We talk to daredevil choreographer Elizabeth Streb about how to get out of our heads, thrive on limitations, and take extreme action.
According to street artist and TED Prize winner JR, art isn't about planning - it's about diving in, collaborating, experimenting, and seeing what happens.
Acclaimed Belgian filmmakers the Dardenne Brothers share lessons from 35+ years of putting ideas into action and "learning by doing."
Legendary film director Francis Ford Coppola talks about how he self-finances all his films, why the artist must never lie, and how true collaboration is like great sex.