It's as hard as you think! Succeeding is an entirely different matter. You've heard the phrase, "it's all about who you know." You need an insider to help you kick down doors!
There is no one path to breaking into the Entertainment Business and there isn't a single school in the world that can properly prepare you for the twists, turns and challenges along the way. I have more than 30 years of connections and success, and I want to help.
Producing the 2022 Golden Globe Awards
After 30+ years in Hollywood, I have won 5 Emmy Awards, produced movies for Disney, A24, and more than 3,000 episodes of television and have been an expert in Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and virtual reality since 2015. Whether you want to be a producer, director, actor, writer, studio executive or a creative department head, I will share all of the secrets I have learned from decades of entrepreneurship.
Studio executives in Hollywood must constantly evaluate potential projects and make high-stakes decisions about which films or TV shows to greenlight, taking into account both creative and financial considerations. Securing funding and managing budgets for various productions can be demanding, as they strive to ensure a healthy return on investment for the studio. Competition is fierce in this field.
As a newbie producer in Hollywood, challenges include a lack of experience and network, difficulty accessing funding for projects, and facing intense competition in the industry. Handling rejection, long project development cycles, and high-pressure situations are also part of the demanding journey to success.
Securing auditions and landing roles is a constant struggle, as the demand for acting opportunities far exceeds the available roles. Additionally, actors must cope with the pressure to balance artistic integrity with commercial viability, while also facing the emotional toll of frequent rejection and the need to navigate complex contractual and legal matters.
It's a struggle to break into the industry without a significant portfolio or established network. Acquiring funding for their projects can be a daunting task, as investors may prefer to work with experienced directors with a proven track record. You must handle the pressures of leading a production, managing a team, and ensuring the project's timely and successful completion.
Tools to manage your business
Intellectual property & business security
Running a production company
What to look for in a contract
How to get funding for your projects
How to pitch any project
Secrets to creating various types of TV content
Finding managers & partners
Acting, Casting & Networking
How to create a powerful personal brand
Create your digital identity
Finding your style in production
Technology: VR, AR, AI & content creation
Entrepreneurship: The art of hustle
The simple answer is that there is NO OTHER course like this. There are no instructors in Hollywood that have produced the Golden Globe Awards, the O.J. Simpson Criminal Trial for ABC News, The Olympics for NBC Sports, movies for Disney & A24, the Super Bowl in virtual reality, created more than 3,000 episodes of television, won 5 Emmy Awards and has been working in AI content creation since 2015.
This is a one-of-a-kind class with no equal. I deliver in business and will deliver excellence in education.
I'm Neil and I wanted to work in the entertainment business since I was a young kid, or at least that's what I thought.
It turned out, what I really wanted was to have a lifestyle that allowed for freedom and creativity. I wanted to be able able to travel the world on a whim and create entertaining and inspiring content. It didn't happen easily, quickly or without significant challenges and soul searching.
Everything great requires work to achieve it and to keep it. I want to see others make it to the top of their fields and I will share the secrets that led to my success.