In this episode of AQ’s Blog and Grill, Alan chats with the filmmakers behind ‘Startup Community’. Director Taylor Jackson and producer Lindsay Coulter talk about getting started with this documentary on entrepreneurship and startups, and how they exceeded their Indiegogo campaign goal in just 60 hours.
Taylor and Lindsay share experiences about the process of filming incredible startup stories like that of Vidyard, Thalmic Labs, BufferBox, BlackBerry, Dandy Co, Communitech and many more. They discuss the blurred lines between photography and film, how they began their journey with wedding photography, and the importance of investing in your own community.
About Our Guests
Taylor Jackson got his start in photography taking pictures of live music events, with his photos ending up in magazines and national campaigns. He eventually moved to wedding photography. Lindsay Coulter has been running her own wedding photography company for the past 3 years, and in 2012 was named Miss Oktoberfest for her role supporting the Waterloo Region community through involvement and being a role model for young women. The two created a documentary titled Startup Community in 2014 which featured the Waterloo Region startup ecosystem.