Naomi does her last episode of Fear(ful)less and leaves you with an enigmatic Buddhist story to ruminate on.
Naomi talks about the radical and inspiring work of getting the leaders of the women in film revolution into a “Circle” together to figure out the future of the industry and gives a little window into what that might look like. Favorite Things This Month: The Male Glance: How We Fail to Take Women’s Stories… Continue reading The Women in Film Revolution
Naomi talks about the regularity with which the word “fear” has come up in doing research for her book – as in, there’s a giant pit of fear at the center of the film industry that is fueling all decisions being made – and why there is a glorious land of indie film if we… Continue reading On the Other Side of Fear
Naomi gives an evaluation of the state of the women in the film movement several months after the Weinstein revelations and the resulting cultural wind shift. She talks about what’s happening with The 51 Fund, what she learned about strategies around arriving at gender parity in the Irish film industry, her new book deal, and… Continue reading State of the Women in Film Revolution
Naomi drops in briefly to announce that she is going to switch Fear(ful)less to being a monthly podcast so that she can continue giving it the attention she would like to, while also not having a nervous breakdown in the middle of everything else she’s doing. Check back in three weeks for the next episode.
Naomi – freshly back from her speaking engagement in Asia – talks about the cosmic gathering of – not change – but the opportunity for change in the women in film movement and the possibilities and necessities for this year. She also speaks to what it feels like when, after 10 years of dancing in… Continue reading When someone flicks the lights on
Naomi talks about the difference between success and fulfillment and the oddly inverse relationship that can sometimes happen between the depth of passion you have for something and the amount of systemic success you achieve with it and why that doesn’t ultimately matter. Favorite Thing this Week: The Disaster Artist – Naomi has been no great fan… Continue reading On the nature of success v. fulfillment
Naomi talks about her recent descent into the artistic chasm of despair and why, no matter where you are your career, there is truly nothing to do but wait out those inevitable periods. Favorite Thing This Week: The delightful new Amazon series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Treat yourself over the holidays to this wildly original, whimsical, and laugh-out-loud funny… Continue reading The Artistic Chasm of Despair
Naomi talks about rethinking how we set goals – moving from accomplishments to instead designing our ideal days – and the problem with simply becoming a human data processor for our inboxes. She references: Designing Your Life: https://www.amazon.com/Designing-Your-Life-Well-Lived-Joyful/dp/1101875321 Hidden Brain’s Life Interrupted: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/01/567834281/radio-replay-life-interrupted Favorite Thing(s) This Week: Mudbound: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2396589/ I, Tonya: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5580036/?ref_=nv_sr_1
In the first episode of Season 2, Naomi speaks about the roller coaster ride she’s been on since her TEDTalk got posted to TED.com one month ago and the weight of wrestling with responsibility to herself and the larger of women in film cause that this tidal wave of opportunity has provoked.