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A Message from a Recent Student

Alex Young // Ambitious Filmmaker


Join our 8-Week program with weekly live sessions
run by Seasoned Filmmakers dedicated to
helping you reach the next level in your business.



Each week you and your fellow Ambitious Filmmakers will learn one of the core pillars of growing a sustainable video business.

Each live lesson includes time to share your needs as a creative and get live personalized feedback from one or more of our Mentors.

Lesson include 
worksheets, prompts, and templates designed to help deepen your understanding of the concepts and provide an extra resource on your road to success.

WHAT WILL I walk away with?

A Business Plan so you can spend less time worrying about how to run your video business and more time scaling it.

A Client List that will help you close $10k+ Projects.


Clarity on your unique business so you can clearly communicate your brand to clients, partners, friends, affiliates, etc.


Deeper understanding of your niche so you can build a list of ideal clients while working on projects you love.


Proven strategies to position yourself as a video expert so you can convert one-off projects into repeat clients and referrals.


Clear knowledge on how to price your services so you can achieve your financial goals.


The habits and routines to accelerate your success and create a life of freedom.


Meet Your Mentors!


Mark Pasternack

Mark Pasternack is a video producer based out of Columbus, Ohio specializing in corporate filmmaking. His love for working with real people telling real stories has led him to grow multiple creative businesses and work with some of the top Fortune 500 companies around the country. Beyond filmmaking his strengths lie in communications, sales, and project management.  


As a husband and father of 4 his passion has led him to helping other filmmakers create a sustainable business that can support their lifestyle. His 10+ years of entrepreneurship has taught him a lot about failure and how to use it as a tool and strength to level up.

Have a listen to Mark on the Ambitious Filmmaker Podcast


Josh Emerick

Josh Emerick is a DP/Producer based out of Columbus, OH who has been crafting projects for music videos, commercials, and weddings, operating both as a solopreneur and freelancer for the past 9 years. His aim is to equip the next generation of creatives with better resources and leverage his experiences to give them a 9-year head start in their career.


Josh has built his business with a focus on relationships, cultivating a solid client base through systems and processes. His program is built around utilizing the power of communication to understand the goals of your clientele and deliver the best experience possible throughout the creative process.

Watch and learn about Josh's passion for Mentorship


Tommy Guta

You may know Tommy from his very popular TikTok, @tommyguta, where he gives his audience a behind the scenes peek into how he creates his content. But Tommy is also a highly sought after product video creator and a creative entrepreneur well versed in utilizing the power of social media to cultivate an ideal client list, even from his small town of Medina, Ohio.


Tommy has a clear understanding of overcoming adversity, building his Product Video Business from the ground up with only a camera, tripod, and lazy susan...from his parents' basement. Now his business sustains a studio and a hefty gear list, but Tommy still focuses on finding the simplest way to create the best video possible.

Have a listen to Tommy on the Ambitious Filmmaker Podcast

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Robert Teegarden

Robert Teegarden is a visual creator based in Los Angeles, CA. A proficient editor, motion graphic artist and cinematographer, Robert is a full package capable of creating emotionally compelling pieces that entertain and move the viewer. 

As an MBA and part-time professor, Robert continually leverages a skill set that allows him to communicate with clients to define objectives and realize their creative vision for the intended demographics that ultimately impact their bottom line.   

He's a husband, a father, life-long metal head, loves pit bulls and on most days is day dreaming about being strapped to a snowboard.  

Watch and learn about Robert's passion for Mentorship

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Who Is This Program For?

This program is for Ambitious Filmmakers who are willing to invest in their business to help it grow.

As a business owner you must be making a minimum of $50,000 a year to be considered for a seat in our program.

If you’re ready to put in the work, are open to learning, and receptive to being part of a like-minded community that empowers one another to create 6-Figure Video Businesses then this program is for you!


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what do I get?

8 Weekly Live Lessons From Mentors
8 Weekly Live Q&A's With Mentors
24/7 Exclusive Access via Group Discord Chat
Hot Seat Sessions (Group Workshops)
Worksheets, Prompts, & Templates
Custom Journal
Discount to AFN Merch Store

And The Video Business You've Always Wanted



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