Hi, my name is Matt D'Avella and I'm the director of the award-winning Netflix documentary Minimalism. And I've noticed something about content creators lately: They're desperate to get attention.
In an attempt to get the most clicks, likes & views we've sold ourselves short.
I'm tired of clickbait, reverse engineered titles & catchy thumbnails. I want to inspire you to make meaningful content & live a life of purpose. Learn about my story.
The Ground Up Show is a podcast about the journey.
I share coffee (and occasionally whiskey) with comedians, athletes, rappers, musicians & other creatives to understand how they made things happen.
These intimate & candid conversations have helped to inspire thousands of listeners to get started on their own path.
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UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL
Why do some people turn their lives around but others remain stuck?
This question has fascinated me my entire life. Back in 2014 I grabbed a camera and joined some friends on a cross-country trip to document the minimalist movement.
The lesson’s I learned inspired me to dig deeper to try to crack the code of habit change. In my documentary UNSTUCK (20 min) I unpack the five steps required to make radical change in your own life. Sign up below to get instant access.
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FREE 6-ParT SERIES
The making of the Netflix documentary Minimalism.
Find out how we made the award-winning documentary in this free six-part series called Making Minimalism. I deconstruct how we made the film from scratch with a budget of $0 (pretty minimalist, eh?). How did we take our passion project from nothing to Netflix? I detail every misstep & mistake, all the gear, how we found music & everything in-between. I'm incredibly proud of what we accomplished and now I want to show you exactly how we did it.
What you'll learn...
The origin of the film.
How did we land all of our interviews?
What gear did we use? I detail every battery, tripod & lens.
The moments that defined the film & the few times everything almost fell apart.
How did we get Minimalism on Netflix?