Jeskid TV Episode 58

Jeskid TV Episode 58: “Make it REAL!” Ever want to make a project for almost no money? I show you how it’s possible in this episode of Jeskid TV.

Jeskid TV: A unique look into the ramblings of filmmaker Jesse Cowell. Ride the emotional roller coaster known as “Jeskid”. Click here to see the most recent episodes. New Episode every Tuesday and Friday!

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  • Taylor Says

    awesome seeing the hamster running those wheels in your head jes

    Jeskid Reply:

    They are hamsters as much as mice on roids πŸ™‚

  • James Says

    Great advice as always! πŸ™‚

    Jeskid Reply:

    Glad it resonated with ya James πŸ™‚

  • Is this “project” world domination? Is this just step one of Namie – My plan to rule the world?

    Seriously though great episode and some great advise. Circle of inspiration = JFOW!

    Jeskid Reply:

    Is it world domination? HOW DID YOU KNOW!!!!!

    Actually it’s just something fun that I can’t seem to get out of head. I am hoping you like it as much as I like thinking it up dood πŸ™‚

  • Thanks for the shout out at the end. πŸ™‚ Unfortunately I am branded on Twitter thanks to my job at

    Nice to have an insight into your processes.


  • I don’t have structure.. I’m really bad that way… you make it look so effortless.

    I must be ass backwards… I wrote mine after seeing some miscellaneous online web series from some guy in New York… I didn’t name the thing until the day before auditions… I got a buddy or two involved…
    then most of the post productions stuff (free stuff) to help out.
    (free is always good if you give credit to who created the original stuff)

    right click save as…

    (PS: I’d do Bennifer – at least twice.)

    Jeskid Reply:

    The name is just one structure piece. I think the main element is a vision for where ya want the whole thing to go. It is not effortless at all and nearly kills me every time I attempt it. Tis the life.

  • Kevin Says

    This is great for me. No monies, just need to sell myself lol…not physically…although that would help the money…i need a white board…

    Jeskid Reply:

    White boards can solve world peace and hunger man. I believe it !

  • Elnea Says

    This is excellent advice for folks starting out. In the machinima community I’ve been approached many times by people trying to recruit voice actors with no script in hand and no prior experience with in-game filming. So they have nothing to show that they’ll see a project through, and I’ve been burned twice by people not finishing projects. So I turn those folks down. I’m going to refer them to this video from now on! πŸ™‚

    Jeskid Reply:

    I feel your pain as I have experienced it more times than I can say. People who go into creative projects half-hearted will only burn those with real passion to create in the end. It’s hard to differentiate who you are dealing with, but it is essential to making the most of your creative time. I certainly believe in your creativity as you are not one who takes it lightly πŸ™‚

    Thx as always for the β€œanonymous” support Elena. Been a tough time here as of late and beyond appreciated.

  • Luipaard Says

    This is so awesome! Thank you Jes!

  • Passion is everything. Passion, some talent and a lot of skill…but mostly passion.

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