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297 - Actor, Writer Ted Welch - Avoiding The Trap Of Easy Success - Mistakes In The Making

This and all other episodes of the MAKE IT podcast are brought to you in partnership with Women in Film and Television as part of the Voice of the Filmmaker Program. Please help us keep the conversation going.

 

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In this edition of Mistakes In The Making, we hear from Actor and Writer Ted Welch. He expounds upon his experiences in the film industry after booking hits films like 'The Help' and hit shows like 'True Blood' and how he overcame hubris to form a true community.


"I thought that my talent, or how I perceived my talent, would just do it for me."


- Ted Welch, Writer/Actor


 

About Ted Welch


Ted Welch was born on August 6, 1979 in Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Help (2011), Adult Interference (2017) and True Blood (2008). He attended The Eugene O'Neill National Theater Institute and is a Graduate of The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts in Acting program. Ted was a starting Linebacker for his first two years at Lambuth University in Jackson, TN.




 

Listener Reflections


  • How do you balance talent and hard work?

  • How do you keep yourself from letting success go to your head?

 

About the MAKE IT Podcast


The MAKE IT podcast is a platform for the voice of independent filmmaker. We offer a variety of educational, aspirational, and entertaining content that promotes the success of creatives across the filmmaking community and the film industry.

Our Filmmaker Conversations with filmmaking professionals are dedicated to sharing the advice, knowledge, and insights of experienced filmmakers while exploring what it truly means to be an independent creative in the highly competitive world of filmmaking. Each filmmaker conversation is backed by thoughtful research that allows us to uncover the raw, authentic truths behind each filmmaker's journey.

Through our Indie Talks, we share our thoughts and perspectives on navigating independent film from the perspective of Advisory and Executive Producers. We discuss topics that are relevant to filmmakers across a wide spectrum of filmmaking perspectives, and we do our best to uncover hidden truths and new developments in the film industry. Our goal is to help filmmakers avoid the pitfalls and obstacles on the business side of film so that their filmmaking creativity can thrive.

Our Industry Insights provide bite-sized actionable advice that filmmaking professionals and creatives of all kinds can use to keep their heads up as they continue their filmmaking journeys. With advice sourced from the filmmaking community, we build upon the wisdom of our filmmaking guests to provide our audience with truly aspirational and inspirational content.

The Mistakes in the Making series gives our filmmaking friends an opportunity to speak directly to our filmmaking audience to share a specific lesson they've learned through a mistake they've made. We are firm believers that mistakes can be the gateway to success when we open our hearts and minds to learning from them, sharing them, and using them to Be Better.

The Film Investment series is a conversational series of 52 episodes geared towards the would-be film investor. Each episode, facilitated via a friendly conversation between hosts and friends Christopher Barkley and Jason McConnell, highlights a unique aspect of the film investment process. In addition to being a great resource for film investors, it serves as a reference for filmmakers regarding the many considerations that must be made when seeking film investment.


 

This and all other episodes of the MAKE IT podcast are brought to you in partnership with Women in Film and Television as part of the Voice of the Filmmaker Program. Please help us keep the conversation going.



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