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Catalyst for Getting Work To Work


This month I launched Getting Work To Work, a weekly podcast for creative professionals looking to overcome internal and external barriers that prevent them from doing the work they were born to do. Why did I decide to create a podcast? Aren’t there enough podcasts in the world? Great questions. Here is the story. I’ve been […]

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Establishing a Production Workflow


One important component of my business that I have been developing is a repeatable production workflow for every project. This means that every client goes through the exact same steps in order to get from concept to completion. In the past, I internally fought having a defined process because I thought it would dampen my creativity. My experience […]

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The Art of the Demo


How important is it to your business that you share what you are working on, even if you aren’t finished? Do you share the sketches? The incomplete thoughts? The 90% finished work? If all we ever share is the polished final project, then how do we get a sense of the journey it took to […]

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About Innovators of Vancouver


Innovators of Vancouver is an online documentary video series produced by Chris Martin Studios and tells the stories of the leaders of vision, passion and action in Vancouver, WA and surrounding areas who use their creativity and energy to make the world a better place. Where did the idea come from? I often get asked […]

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About Chris

Chris Martin is a filmmaker, podcaster, educator, and coach in Vancouver, WA. He loves stories that are filled to the brim with heart, edge, and fearlessness and can’t get enough of people who live their lives daring to build a better world.