Film Courage: Are there downsides to turning your passion into a business?
Chris Gore, Founder/Owner of FilmThreat/Author/Filmmaker: I would say the downside of turning your passion into a business is any business failure feels like a reflection on you. I mean it really…sometimes it isn’t always the marketplace and whatnot. I feel for myself maybe some of the projects I did might have been before their time. They were maybe a little ahead of their time and now they’re perhaps more popular because of market changes but yeah I mean the downside is also it’s a job that’s never done. Turning that passion into a business…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
Chris Gore is a writer, comedian, author and television personality who has built a solid reputation as a hilariously outspoken voice in the entertainment world. As a teenager, Chris founded the brutally honest magazine Film Threat, which began as a fanzine while he was a college student in Detroit. As Film Threat evolved into a respected national magazine, he relocated to Los Angeles. The print magazine was retired in 1997 when it was re-launched as a web site. FilmThreat.com found a huge audience online and was named one of the top five movie web sites by the Wall Street Journal. Chris has appeared as a film expert on MSNBC, E!, CNN, Travel Channel, and Reelz Channel. Chis has also hosted shows on FX, Starz, IFC and G4TV’s Attack of the Show as the show’s film expert. His weekly movie review segment DVDuesday was among the most popular on G4. Chris is also an author, having written The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made and The Complete DVD Book. His book The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide is considered the bible of the industry and is required reading at film school.
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