Creative Collaboration in a Gig Economy
What does it mean to collaborate?
“Going it alone” doesn’t mean we don’t need partners. It just means we need partners we can trust, who “get” our process, and that we can work with on a two-way street: someone who knows how to fill the gaps perfectly.
But how do we find the best people to collaborate with? Better yet, how do we make sure to AVOID people who wouldn’t be good to work with? And how do we discover the best kind of person to work with, and how do we keep working well with them?
Some people have a system, some need to try it out for a while. Others still have married the person they collaborate best with (and some of us could never do that!).
Come learn tips and tricks for finding the best partners for your creative practice (and maybe find one that night!) from a panel of partners from such diverse areas as interactive design, live art, documentary video and, event production who’ve cracked the code and are happily making great things together.
Our collaborator extraordinaires include:
- Hannah Soto, owner and executive producer, Grey House Productions
- Jeremy Gershfeld, 20-year professional violinist, now team-builder and professional coach at the Gershfeld Group
- Chuck Przybyl, director of photography, and Edyta Stepien, creative director, from Most Visual
- Andrew Snyder, event designer with Catalyst and David Polmer, commications strategist with David Polmer Communications
- George Berlin, immersive experience designer and Alec Rudek, artist and creative coder
The night begins with a fun “speed collaboration” ice breaker to help you identify who you need to meet and aid you in meeting someone RIGHT AWAY.
Thank you our program sponsor, CallTime. Connecting photographers with the right teammates on location or locally.
We are a community. At CallTime, we believe a photographer’s most valuable tool is the team alongside them. From catering to hair stylists to wardrobe and location scouts, having an all-star team is what makes a successful shoot. CallTime is here to help. CallTime is built on the mission of connecting industry professionals from near and far. With the ability to endorse team members, this App will help find vetted team members locally, and in other cities. Join the growing CallTime community today!
And thank you to our 2019 program sponsor:
Workbook is an authority in the creative industry. For decades, we’ve helped creative teams find the best artists working in the commercial world. Top buyers trust Workbook for the photographers, illustrators, designers, and stylists they need every day. Finding the perfect match for your project is easy with Workbook.
Victor Powell Photography
531 S. Plymouth Court #302, Chicago
convenient to Red, Blue and Brown El stations
metered street parking and various parking lots with evening discounts nearby
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
6:00 PM Networking & Noshing
6:30 PM Program
$10 for members of Chicago Creative Coalition
$5 for students
$20 general admission
Written by: mtanimura