Ashley Pollak, Creative Director & Founder, Etio
We spoke to Ashley Pollak, Creative Director and Founder at production company Etio. He tells us about making the leap from freelancing to setting up his own production company.
Ashley speaks to Future Rising about his experiences in the creative industry, the work he is most proud of to date, and the challenges that come with setting up your own business.
When did video and documentary first grab your interest?
I studied BA (Hons) Photography, Film and TV at what is now Screen Academy Scotland. I originally picked that course because I couldn’t decide what to do. Having been at art school previously, I knew I wanted to do something creative but more commercial than say, fine art. The course was great as we were able to specialise in our third year, which is where I got interested in documentary.
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Susanna, Business Administration Student, Milan
We spoke to Susanna Pappacena, a second-year Business Administration student at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Milan, about her experience interning in London this autumn at FutureRising.
Suze, Blogger, Luxury Columnist
Suze is an award-winning blogger with over two hundred thousand followers and 11 years working in marketing and events in France.
Brooke Brunson, Freelance Writer and Blogger, Philadelphia
Brooke is a Freelance Writer, Blogger, Podcaster, and Entrepreneur from Philadelphia. After dropping out of college Brooke began her career as a writer and has written for magazines all over the world.
Katherine Wellings, Account Manager, Frukt
We caught up with Account Manager, Katherine Wellings from marketing agency Frukt. Kat shares her journey from discovering a career in account management and working her way up the ranks. Plenty of useful tips for anyone on a similar path.
Adwoa Okyere, Creative Director, Boamah
From Ghana, Adwoa Okyere went from working in film, to launching her own clothing line. She speaks about her journey to achieving her dream.
Latasha Peterson, Founder & Creative Biz Blogger
We spoke to creative entrepreneur Latasha Peterson about how people can grow their creative businesses and blogs and about her own personal inspirations.