Essential Guide For Future Filmmakers And Storytellers — Zeke Zelker [FULL INTERVIEW]

Film Courage: Zeke what is the American Dream all about for you?

Zeke Zelker, Writer/Director/Producer of the transmedia project BILLBOARD: Wow! That’s a great question. I feel the American Dream is doing what you love to do. I feel that it’s really not necessarily a constant pursuit but being happy. Thankfully I am pursuing my happiness and I live my life that way. It’s been a challenge to get to this point. But I’ve got to say that the American Dream to me is literally striving for something, achieving and then sharing that with others.

Film Courage: Has the concept of the American Dream changed for you over the years?

Zeke: Absolutely. It changed as when I was younger all I wanted to do was be rich. I have a very different upbringing where my family started an amusement park. I literally was raised in an amusement park. I was the closest one to my grandfather who built the park with his two hands. We would go around and do safety checks and so I was in the bowels of the amusement park. But the interesting thing about it…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).



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