Have you seen a good movie lately? Probably not. COVID-19 has forced movie theaters across the globe to shutdown and studios to delay the releases of their big budget films. This week Joe talks to Emily Best the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a company that helps filmmakers crowdfund and raise money to produce films. Joe & Emily talk about the current state of the film industry and how Seed&Spark is helping creators during the pandemic.
About Emily Best:
Emily Best is the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, a platform built to make entertainment more diverse, inclusive, connected and essential. She has raised millions in investment and crowdfunding, secured large brand partnerships, and built a world-class team for Seed&Spark. In addition to her work at Seed&Spark, she has produced films, series and VR projects that have premiered at Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and more. Her most recent series, “Fck Yes” Refinery 29 called, “The sex education you wish you had in high school.” Emily has taught crowdfunding, pitching and creative sustainability in more than 50 cities around the world – and is now turning her in-person community-building efforts towards virtual efforts to help secure the sustainable future of creators everywhere.
Hosted By: Joe Pardavila