Joseph Gordon-Levitt Believes Investing in Your Creative Wellness Is Big Business

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Believes Investing in Your Creative Wellness Is Big Business

It’s been a decade since frustration inspired Joseph Gordon-Levitt to create online arts collaborative HitRecord. After the former child actor (“3rd Rock From the Sun”) went to college, he returned to Hollywood and couldn’t land a role.

“I wanted to be creative, and no one was letting me,” said Gordon-Levitt in an interview with IndieWire. “Ok, I have to figure out something to do on my own.“

Gordon-Levitt and his brother Daniel (who died in 2010) started creating art online. “And this community started forming around what we were doing,” he said. “And then it became all about this feedback loop between me and the community.”

That became a full-blown production company, with Gordon-Levitt and his HitRecord colleagues serving as leaders for artistic projects that became online collaborations. The results included short films that played Sundance, an Emmy-winning TV show, commercials produced for big brands, a tour, books, music,

Read full article at: Indiewire

Author: Chris O'Falt