We all know that Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the
But did you know that Chicago was originally the place to be for
filmmakers during the silent film era?
Look it up, it’s a fact.
So, what happened?
During the 1920s Thomas Edison had a patent on the only camera
that was widely available.
And he only allowed 9 studios to use his camera, and of course he
charged them a fee.
But some people made films without paying Tom his fee.
And Edison sued them.
Solution? Every filmmaker that didn’t have Edison’s approval,
moved as far away from Edison as they could.
And that just happened to be Los Angeles.
Are the pressures of YOUR life telling you need to move to
somewhere more favorable?
Maybe you can’t literally move away, but you can at least DO
something far different from what you’re doing now. You can MOVE
your money-making ventures as far away from your current job as
Do you need to make a move?