From Nothing, Something: A Documentary On The Creative Process
From Nothing, Something profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines to find the common techniques, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is an intimate, unvarnished, often funny look at the creative process – straight from some of our culture’s most unique and accomplished talents.
The documentary film festival favourite follows sixteen successful creative people in their work spaces, during their everyday routines, revealing the dedication required and the costs exacted to achieve their creative visions. The result is an unvarnished master class on faith, perseverance, and conceptual thinking.
Featuring interviews with: Songwriter Sara Quin of Tegan & Sara, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter/Novelist Tom Perrotta (The Leftovers, Election, Little Children), Comedian Maria Bamford, Hollywood creature designer Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus), Top Chefs Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger, two-time Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist Steve Breen, Emmy-Nominated Choreographer Keith Young, Artist Huma Bhabha, Video Game Designer Jason Rohrer, Fashion Designers Ohne Titel and cancer researchers W. David Lee and Moungi Bawendi of MIT.