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Our Purpose (+ New Website!)

By on October 18, 2017

Oh hey, whatsup. Didn’t see you there…

Welcome to the new website! Feel free to have a look around after reading this short post – I hope you like it (big shoutout to my Canadian-Nomad-Hippie-Business-Girl-Homie Danielle for designing it).

Today I just wanted to give you an update as to what’s going on at Lifestyle Film Blog, and for those who are interested, what I’m up to these days. (If you’re not interested, no worries, I won’t take it personally.)

(Joking, yes I will. Read it.)

For those of you who don’t know – Lifestyle Film Blog is an education business that focuses on teaching people how to develop within creative endeavours – the primary one at this point being travel filmmaking. I’ve been running this behind-the-scenes alongside my YouTube channel for about 2 years now.

At this point, 1000’s of people have taken the courses and we’re super proud to be vibing with so many awesome people that are continuing to grow both within and after ‘graduating’ from our training.

That’s sweet. Aside from the channel and teaching, you can come to Lifestyle Film Blog if you’re looking for motivation, inspiration, creative advice, technical know-how, artistic processes and stories. This is mainly about really developing you as a creative person and helping guide you through a journey of creation and expression into the world.

That means we’ll be talking about anything from the latest GoPro settings ands colour grading LUTs, all the way to to deep creative mindsets, processes, and also your purpose.

WAIT – I hear something…

It’s your thoughts.

“So why a written blog? I thought you were just doing this on YouTube anyway?”

(Creepy, right?)

To answer, I’ve been creating How-To videos on YouTube for a while now, and I feel it’s time to have an additional platform to share content, tips and ideas. The written form is inherently different to Video, and both have advantages and disadvantages, and I feel like there’s something ‘else’ you can get from reading a blog, as well as watching YouTube content.

Oh… I can hear something else:

“What about your YouTube, why do you behave like a salt-rubbed slug with your upload schedule?”

The peace and tranquility you’ve seen on my YouTube channel recently is largely a result of… life. I’m not going to delve into too much personal stuff here, but just to be brutally honest, my lack of activity has largely been a combination of some mental success barriers, ‘going through some shit’, and also just being a 23 year old living in the 21st century.

(Literally everyone I know in their 20’s is going through some sort of existential or quarter life crisis – not sure if this is our generation in specific or if it’s always been like this for people in their 20’s?)

Anyway. I’m creating an onslaught of How-To videos and content that will disrupt the Japanese-pond-like tranquility on my YouTube channel perhaps even more violently than how the Ethiopian V60 Pour-over I’ve just consumed will disrupt the toilet bowl of the poor cafe I’m writing this from.

Stay tuned.

So that’s it. Thanks for reading and validating my ego. If you have any thoughts about the site, suggestions, ideas about where we could take the community, feedback, etc, fill out an awesome little survey here.

For now, have a browse around – there are a few articles on here already that you might find helpful.

You can open the discussion on Twitter or Facebook about any of the articles/posts by sharing it along with a thought or asking a question.

And if you haven’t already, download the Gear list for free (below), you’ll be put on the awesome newsletter where you’ll receive exclusive tips, info and stories that you can’t find anywhere else.

Chat soon,

Thomas

P.S. If you’ve seen the videos on YouTube and are keen to learn more, I’d recommend starting out with the Travel Video Bootcamp, and taking the offer after checkout to join the Travel Video Academy for 14 days for just $1 more. That’s the best value deal you can get with us right now and is a great way to start to develop your learning and figure out if you want more. (Sign up to the Gear List to see the offer).

 

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