Creation is unpredictable. It’s a non-linear process. Filmmakers, poets, visual artists often set out on a new body of work without knowing quite what’s coming. What is it like to navigate that uncertainty?
At the Lucas Artists Programs at Montalvo, artists of all disciplines work in their studios on the quiet hillside. They tell stories of creations that snuck up on them, a film that took an unexpected right turn, poems that wanted to be maps, characters that changed their minds, paths that refused to be taken.
Join us as screenwriter, producer, and director Joie Lee, visual artist Zeinab Alhashemi and poet Simon Pettet share stories of surprise in the creative process.