Ian LeWinter

Join Coach Dan Gordon as he talks with Ian LeWinter, president of Ingredient X and cocreator of film.io, about how blockchain technology is revolutionizing Hollywood. Ian shares his insights on overcoming fear, the importance of failure, and his mission to decentralize filmmaking, giving power back to fans and creators. Discover how Ian’s innovative platform aims to create a fairer, more inclusive industry. Take advantage of this compelling conversation packed with valuable lessons for entrepreneurs!

Five Badass Q&As
Q1: How do you handle your fears when starting something new?
A1: Ian LeWinter: I kept saying, ‘I’m gonna say yes, I’m just gonna do it.’ Lean into your fear and just do it.
Q2: What’s the philosophy behind film.io?
A2: Ian LeWinter: We want to decentralize filmmaking, putting the power in the hands of fans and creators instead of corporate execs.
Q3: How does the governance system work on film.io?
A3: Ian LeWinter: Decisionmaking is done by token holders. Users earn fan tokens and stake them on projects they believe in.
Q4: What are the criteria for approving projects on film.io?
A4: Ian LeWinter: We only weed out hate speech and pornography. Otherwise, any project can be approved.
Q5: Why is fairness so vital to you in the film industry?
A5: Ian LeWinter: There are unique voices that never get heard. I want to see great content from diverse voices globally.

Five Badass Quotes
1. Lean into your fears and just do it.
2. Our fears are never about the things happening at that moment.
3. Say yes, even to things you don’t want to do.
4. People give money to people they like.
5. Fairness is about creating opportunities for all voices.

Five Badass Takeaways
1. Embrace your fears rather than fight them.
2. Making decisions quickly can lead to better quality decisions.
3. Inclusivity and fairness are crucial in the creative industry.
4. Failure is a necessary part of success.
5. Decentralizing control in filmmaking can empower diverse voices.

Contact Info
Text gap to 213-409-8366 for a free copy of Dan Gordon’s book, Jumping the Gap.
Visit film.io for more information on Ian LeWinter’s project.

Chapters
0:00 Introduction
1:00 Overcoming Fears
5:00 Introducing Ian LeWinter
7:00 Ingredient X and film.io
Noon Embracing Failure
16:00 DecisionMaking in Film
20:00 Fairness in Filmmaking
28:00 Governance on film.io
32:00 Future of the Film Industry
36:00 Closing Remarks

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