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PODCAST: From Law And Politics To Indie Filmmaking With Michael Rekola, Founder Of The Capitol Hill Film Festival

Many would-be filmmakers dream of leaving their day jobs to make films, but few ever take the leap. Today’s guest is certainly an exception to the rule.

Michael Rekola spent years working as a lawyer in the political world, and even served as the Communications Director for the U.S. House Of Representatives in 2014-2015, before leaving it behind to pursue a career independent film.

Throughout our chat, Michael outlines exactly what it took to jump ship and make such a drastic career change, while sharing invaluable insights for others who may be looking to do the same. We also chat all about the Capitol Hill Film Festival, why he decided to launch it, how it’s helped the industry come to him, what it’s taught him about filmmaking, and much more.

This is Episode 126: From Law And Politics To Indie Filmmaking With Michael Rekola, Founder Of The Capitol Hill Film Festival

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Links from the show:

Capitol Hill Film Festival – Instagram

Capitol Hill Film Festival – Twitter

Capitol Hill Film Festival – Website

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About Author

Noam Kroll is an award-winning Los Angeles based filmmaker, and the founder of the boutique production house, Creative Rebellion. His work can be seen at international film festivals, on network television, and in various publications across the globe. Follow Noam on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for more content like this!

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