What Motivates Artists? Fort Worth Company’s Film Explores the Creative Life

MAKE is the first feature-length film created by Musicbed, which is a provider of music for the world’s leading filmmakers, TV producers, brands, and agencies.

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A Fort Worth music licensing company has released a documentary that takes an in-depth look at creatives and what motivates them in their strive for success.

“Instead of asking ‘what’, we as artists need to be asking ‘why’,” said Daniel McCarthy, the documentary’s executive producer and founder and CEO of Musicbed, in a release

MAKE is the first feature-length film created by Musicbed, which is a provider of music for the world’s leading filmmakers, TV producers, brands, and agencies. It has done work for companies such as Samsung, Nike, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, and Netflix. 

“In the creative industry, the thing that motivates us directly affects what we’re going to create,” McCarthy said. 

“In the creative industry, the thing that motivates us directly affects what we’re going to create.”

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Featured in the film are Reed Morano a director known for his work on The Handmaid’s Tale and Meadowland, indie-pop duo Sylvan Esso, and renowned graphic designer Aaron Draplin.

“Our hope is that MAKE will force creatives to question their motives and find a more freeing and healthier vision of what it means to be an artist,” McCarthy said. 

Musicbed represents more than 650 indie musicians and composers and allows them to connect with consumers in need of music for commercial or film purposes.

Here’s a look at the film trailer. Learn more about the film here

MAKE | Official Trailer from Musicbed on Vimeo.

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