Creative Collaboration

Like a dope piece of art, many things combine to create something magical! What does it mean to be a CREATIVE? I’ve struggled for a long time to define myself as such, and as a result got a late start at what I consider to be my calling. So, I’ll ask the question again. What…

#YearOfQuin: Thank You 2017

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot It’s crazy to think that 2018 is right around the corner. I remember, almost too clearly, saying goodbye to 2016 and welcoming 2017 with open arms….

My Time With Chris Matthews

O, The Places Film Will Take You! I remember riding the bus one day while in college. I ended up having a conversation with a woman about school. I think she saw me reading a book and that’s what started our interaction. When asked my major I told her “film”. Her face was less than…

A Seat at the Table

As I sit at a round dinner table during a production meeting (for a feature film I was asked to coordinate) I couldn’t help but recall a quote I read in a Rolling Stone’s article describing the film industry as being a “straight white boys’ club”. Seven of us sit at the table, a production…

A Girl Once Lost

Being at peace with yourself and knowing who you are is one of the most important things when embarking on any journey. For a long time I was lost, wandering around with no clear future in sight. The world around me was hazy and I tried my best to clear it up. I thought I…