Interview: How to make funny videos and art with Scott McCabe
Scott McCabe is one half of Two Trick Pony Productions. He is a fellow Bowdoin College polar bear who took the risky route and followed his dream to make funny films. We talk about the struggles to make money making good art and our old free music download friend Napster.
Below is a summary of our interview:
A person being happy and doing their own thing is a subversive act (paraphrased) – Bill Watterston, Writer, Calvin & Hobbes
Scott details how he fell in love with film, the struggles of 9-5 office jobs, and starting to make money with funny videos.
Scott chats about when funds were low and he was considering quitting a career in film
Scott goes through the time when discovered that making a living with films was actually possible
Scott’s work now
Scott talks about some of his most challenging and fun shoots.
What’s exciting Scott now
The ability to make a living by making short films. He details some of his upcoming projects.
Helpful Habit: Writing every day – waiting for inspiration can make creating art difficult
Internet Resource: Drew’s Scriptorama
What’s Your Purpose: To make people laugh
Where to follow Scott
Let Scott know how much you enjoyed this interview.
If you want to do some art. Do it. Nobody is going to invite you. If you like it, the challenges will be worth it.
One More Thing
Here are some of Scott’s videos for Two Trick pony.
Wild Things music video
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