Snapshot: Jack Martin
I cherish the couple of hours in a theater when the phones are silenced, the lights are dimmed, and you’re completely immersed into another person’s world.
Snapshot: Edith Rodriguez
I don't believe in points of no return, I want to be an example that it's never too late to take action and go after what you want.
Snapshot: Lizz Marshall
It's okay if your creative flavor isn't for everyone, as long as you're telling your own truth—there is an audience that will respond to a genuine, well-told story.
Snapshot: Jenna-Marie Warnecke
Your art is whatever you make or do in order to process the world and the incomprehensible experience of being alive in it. That's why it feels like work and also why it feels necessary.
Snapshot: Chance Muehleck
Being an artist in the U.S. means never having to say you’re sorry but always feeling guilty anyway.
Snapshot: Frazer Lee
A wiser man than me once said that if you choose to make outsider art, you can expect to connect with people outside of the mainstream. I'll see you there.
Snapshot: Kelsey Krasnigor
My dad is thankful my copious hours in front of a television as a child can now be justified with a career in television.
Snapshot: Neil Garguilo
In one home I was raised by Nintendo, in the other Comedy Central, MTV, and Conan.
Snapshot: Jocelyn Rish
Now I’m driven to write books that will draw in reluctant readers, so they can escape into books like I used to do.
Snapshot: Michael Felker
... nothing makes me happier than engaging with a new script or film idea that challenges who I am, what I'm feeling, and what I want to say. That pursuit, in my opinion, is what makes a person an artist.
Snapshot: Jessica Kane
"The sooner you embrace your weirdest self, the sooner you'll find the stories you were meant to tell." -Benjamin Franklin...actually did not say this.
Snapshot: Quincy Ledbetter
The beautifully tragic thing about this absolutely mental way of life is that you have no desire to do anything else.
Snapshot: Meryl Jones Williams
Having been told my entire life I feel too much, I am now in love with working in a medium that defies a lie we tell ourselves to avoid transformation.
Snapshot: Bernardo Duran, Jr
When you start writing, your first instinct is to want to write for other people—but you quickly learn that it's not always sustainable to do so.
Snapshot: Grace Swee
It's okay to take the time to find and seek—both yourself and the story you hope to tell.