Alaskan Filmmaker Ben Sturgulewski draws his inspiration from his love of the outdoors, so it’s no surprise that after spending some time in the lower 48, he took a risk and moved back to a tiny Alaskan town. The risk paid off and he’s been able to both stay busy with work and create a life that suits him well. In our conversation, we talk about why collaboration is key, how relinquishing control can reduce stress + why you should follow your own path.
Artist Showcase: Filmmaker Ben Sturgulewski
Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: Ben SturgulewskiOCCUPATIONS: Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, WriterLOCATION: Girdwood, Alaska, USAART: Instagram: @sturgegram | sturgefilm.com | Linkedin
Interview with Skier + Writer Drew Petersen
Professional skier + writer Drew Petersen exudes a passion for what he does. He understands that the game has changed and has made the calculated decision to merge his skiing, storytelling and business acumen together to propel his career forward. In our conversation, Drew shares his creative process for skiing + writing, one crucial piece of advice for anyone wanting to be a pro athlete + what he wished he knew when starting out as a pro skier.
Artist Showcase: Skier + Writer Drew Petersen
NAME: Drew PetersenOCCUPATIONS: Director, Producer, Skier, WriterSPONSORS: Salomon, HestraLOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah, USAART: Instagram: @drewpeterski