Author interview with Mann Robinson
Multi-award-winning writer, producer and director, Mann Robinson has been referred to as a film connoisseur with over 15 years of experience within the entertainment realm. His resume includes acting, directing, producing, writing, technical elements like editing, casting, auditions, hiring crew and the how-to’s that are exclusively pertinent to the film industry. Guarded elements essential to creating a quality production, yet few are privy to, are divulged in his exclusive book. No other book on the market reveals the deepest secrets of becoming an expert Black Independent Film Maker.
This interview is with Mann Robinson, author of A Look into: Black Independent Filmmaking, about how can you succeed in the film industry as a passionate African American.
Great to chat to you Mann about your book, “A Look into Black Independent Filmmaking” in Kindle format, let's start with sharing something interesting about yourself to our readers.
MR: My favorite thing to do is create stories and turn them into movies, I find that writing is the most important part of any creation. I’m really loving the Vegan lifestyle along with working out.
PeB: Can you provide a brief background on your writing career?
MR: Started writing poems with my mother when I was in the 4th grade, which turned into rap songs all the way up to my first movie years later.
PeB: Have you always wanted to be a writer?
MR: No, I hated writing and reading throughout school. Once I got older and realized that all the things that either teach or entertain us comes from writing, a talent was revieled.
PeB: What three words describe your book?
MR: Overdue, Educational, DEDACATED
PeB: What inspired you to write your book?
MR: When I looked back on all the self-taught hours that I invested in learning to be the best filmmaker that I can be, I recalled not seeing any information on the subject geared towards Black filmmakers.
PeB: Can you tell our readers about the book?
MR: I decided to include everything that I have learned about filmmaking via School, hands on experience and extensive research into this book. I cover everything from writing, location scouting, casting, gear, legal and distribution. I also include the extra obstacles that Black filmmakers face in during this entire process and how to maneuver to success.
PeB: How do you come up with the title to your book?
MR: The title describes my journey
PeB: What was the highlights of writing this book?
MR: The highlights were reliving the steps that I took and looking at all the work was put in to my career and relizing that use most of the things in the book every day.
PeB: Are you working on anything at the present you would like to share with your readers about?
MR: On a daily basis I write scripts, produce edit and shoot movies and continuously document mt processes for later content.
PeB: What advice would you give to a new writer, someone just starting out?
MR: The best part about writing this book was realizing that I have the ability to help people that look like me.
PeB: Where can readers find out more about you and your books?
PeB: Fantastic, great to chat to you Mann and thank you again for your time with the insider knowledge on your new book and the film industry, grab you copy now folks!
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