A Complaint Free World

What happened when you complain aimlessly? How complaining impact your health and goals? Discover here the alternatives to get what you want

Imagine you are in a restaurant, you order soup, and it is cold. After you take your first bite you express, “Ough! This soup is so cold,” and here is the difference: you continue saying, “This restaurant always brings me the soup cold. They have really bad service.” While you are complaining about the temperature with the person who is with you there, you are eating your cold food. You leave the restaurant leaving a bad tip for this “horrible situation.” But what would happen if you added a purpose and you directed it to the right person? Now when…


Know more about how to get a job as creative executive for Netflix in this exclusive interview with Mike Jones

An exclusive interview with a Netflix Creative Executive Recruiter
An exclusive interview with a Netflix Creative Executive Recruiter
Photo by CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10450304a)

Originally published at serproducer.com on February 7, 2020.

Mike Jones, a Netflix Recruiter, gives advice and describes his job as a Creative Executive Recruiter at one of the biggest streaming companies in the world.

Jones’ job is to work with large studios and production companies in and around Hollywood to seek those creative executives that will find content for Netflix.

How did you find yourself in the creative recruitment position?

I’ve worked for Netflix for about two and a half years, beginning in engineering recruiting, moving to LA, working on Post Production recruiting and was asked to move into the Creative Executive recruiting role that I’m currently in now.

What’s the role of a creative recruiter exactly?

I…


Jesse shares why he is a creative and imaging director for iHeartRadio and makes a 400-mile commute to follow his dreams in New York City.

Originally published at serproducer.com on January 30, 2020.

From Cleveland, Ohio, Jesse started in radio as early as 19 years old as a promotions assistant at a local radio station. Later he worked as a commercial production director for several years. In the last 2 years, he moved to New York City to write, produce and do voice-over work for the iHeartRadio app.

An example of patience, resilience, and tenacity. While his family still lives in Ohio, he drives over 400 miles on the weekends to see them.

He shares his passion for music and valuable advice to people that…


The Martina Castro Story

Martina Castro, an expert podcaster shared her secrets on the podcast industry, why she became an audio producer, and how to get started in the industry.

Originally published at serproducer.com on January 17, 2020.

This article was created based on an interview where we talk almost one hour in Spanish, and later I translated it. If you don’t have enough time, you can check out the main topics in the following table of contents.

Martina Castro, expert podcaster
Martina Castro, expert podcaster

Martina Castro beginnings

Q: What do you consider yourself?

I definitely consider myself American because I was born and raised here. But I always had a long-distance love affair with Uruguay, because it’s where both of my parents were born. Also, since I was 6 months old I have been on a plane to Uruguay every year of my life. …


The Max Calligaris Story

Max Calligaris, who directed and produced a successful Brazilian tv series for HBO, talks it’s creation, his passion of fiction, and advice for beginning producers.

Originally published at https://serproducer.com on January 9, 2020.

Max Calligaris is a Film Director, Screenwriter, and Producer, and he directed and produced for HBO, Netflix, Universal Studios, and more.

In this interview, he shares how he and his father created PSI, a Brazilian TV Series with 12 wins and 7 nominations from the Emmy Awards, Telly Awards, ATVC, and ABC Cinematography Award.

We also delve into why his passion is fiction, how the filmmaking industry in Brazil has changed because of streaming services, and a piece of real advice for beginning producers.

His Beginning

Q: You speak a lot of languages. How did you get this skill?

It’s a long story. I was born in…


A tour of Debbie Bornstein Holinstat’s career: her beginnings, why she is a news producer and a writer, and valuable advice for news production beginners.

Debbie Bornstein Holinstat

Debbie Bornstein Holinstat wears a variety of hats. She has more than 20 years of writing and producing for some of the biggest names in broadcast news, such as Lester Holt of NBC Nightly News, CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield, and the Today Show’s Natalie Morales. She also is the New York Times Bestselling Author of “Survivors Club”, whereby she travels around the country visiting schools and institutions sharing the family story of her dad, Michael Bornstein…


In the article Streaming TV Is About to Get Very Expensive — Here’s Why, published on June 2019 in The Guardian, Stuart Heritage argues that watching television will be more expensive and finding your favorite shows will be harder. Disney, Apple, NBC, and other companies are about to launch their own streaming platforms just like Netflix, where the audience can watch content on-demand from any device. Netflix started to produce their own content in 2013, the first show being House of Cards, a power move in the content war that was to come. …


For a few weeks I have been exploring the media labor market in the United States I selected specific websites and services that can make your job searching much easier. This list has been showing me what job positions are in the industry and how to apply for the jobs that seem most attractive to me.

At first, I thought the search would only be generic but there are many other options focused on the audiovisual industry. Most are created by people from within the industry who are more segmented and focused on the audiovisual world.

The best selection sites to get media production jobs in the United States
The best selection sites to get media production jobs in the United States

Specialized Sites

MediaMatch

Price: Free

You can…


Radio’s resilience has its limit. AM/FM has met its match in the internet age and the time has come for it to die. But the radio itself is one of the most resilient media platforms I know. It exists despite extreme forecasts by experts who have said that it would be dead already. Recently, things have gotten even worse. Let’s go over the reasons radio as a mass media is dying.

The new consumption habits of Generation Z

Young people, particularly Generation Z (those born in 1995 or later) have new consumption habits and the radio is not one of them. As John Allen Hendricks and Bruce…


You will lose your job if you don’t adapt to the future. Technology is generating deep changes in the way we work.

“About 47 percent of total US employment is at risk, and the jobs would be replaced by robots or intelligent computers,” said a study from Oxford University in 2013¹. In that study, they said that this was going to happen “over the next fifteen to twenty years.” Six years later, the prediction is becoming a reality.

A recent study of McKinsey, a worldwide management consulting firm, shows that “about half of all work activities globally have the technical…

Renzo Esposito

Media Producer, Ontological Coach, and Entrepreneur. Committed to leaving the world a better place. Enthusiastic about learning every day. renzoesposito.com

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