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What is a Creative Explorer?

Creative Explorer Definition

  1.  A person who would normally be a hyphenate such as a Writer-Producer-Director-Actor but has other interest that inform their primary ambition.
  2. A Person keenly interested in Creativity in many forms such as artistic expression as well as business entrepreneurship.
  3. A Polymath – but some Creative Explorer don’t like that because they don’t like math. 

Am I a Creative Explorer?

Creative Explorer Self-Analysis

  1. Do you see connections between various competencies or skills?
  2. Do you intuitively or consciously connect the dots between two skills?
  3. Do you like the approach away from a Specialist and toward a stronger Generalist?

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CREATIVE EXPLORER

Michael works as a Producer-Line Producer-UPM.  He is a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).   He is a bondable Line Producer.  In this area, he has developed and worked toward his Filmmaking With a Calculator focus due to continued requests from producers to reconcile their script with their funding.

ENTREPRENEUR

Michael works in Media in both the traditional filmmaking motifs like Line Producing on such films as “Taken”, “Taken 2”, and “Taken 3”.  He also works in Guerilla Filmmaking, directing low budget features and web series.  

As an Entrepreneur, he is a businessman working in marketing for the burgeoning and explosive CBD market as a partner in several companies, cryptocurrrency and blockchain. 

WRITER

Michael has written screenplays, novels and plays.  His “Stealing Thunder” series won the Thrillspy Award.  His script for the feature film “Conviction: Murder in Four Parts” won the Best Screenplay Award in the Culver City Film Festival.  He has written for two web series.  He has been hired to write or had optioned 14 scripts. 

Michael earned a Masters Degree in Professional Writing from the prestigious USC Writing Program.   As a lifetime student of history, he searches for more stories to tell. 

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ABOUT

Michael Mandaville received a Master's Degree from USC in their prestigious Professional Writing Program, attended the BA program for Columbia College and received a BA from UCSB in Philosophy. Additionally, is a media Producer, Writer, Director, and Adventurer. His credits span across 8 novels, over 50 Film & TV Productions and as many screenplays.

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