Every day we have a choice. We can support an up and coming podcaster, try a new family-run restaurant, join a boutique gym started by a local fitness champ or we could keep giving away our money to the handful of giants who already control so much of our commerce. Our daily decisions impact the kind world we live in; if we want a world where small businesses are growing and artists and creatives are thriving then we should support them with our time, money and attention. We’re proud to highlight inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs each week in Hidden Gems series. Check out some of Sansy Springs’ gems below.
Luke Pilgrim and Brad Kennedy
We (Luke & Brad) both grew up with a love for movies and filmmaking from a young age and in 2012, we met in film school at The University of North Georgia. We ended up working together on set a lot and noticed that we were always helping out on other student’s projects and that we had a similar work ethic and creative drive. So, in 2014, we wrote our first film. Read more>>
When I’m not working with brands or businesses, I find myself creating cinematic videos to mimic how I’m feeling; I find it very therapeutic. The reason why it’s cathartic is that I’m able to express myself fully and vulnerable and I can then put that out into the world for interpretation. What I’m going through is my own, but it can resonate with others, as well. Read more>>
Cosplayers of color keep getting better, faster, stronger, more creative and savvy. The amount of cosplayers that look like me has grown exponentially since I started in cosplay over a decade ago, and this fact makes me elated. I love seeing and discovering new talent to support as the cosplay community continues to expand and reach new levels. Read more>>
My family was always hard working in every business or endeavor and by their example, I developed a strong work ethic and an inner mission to outdo myself. After working many jobs, I decided to mix the skills I learned with the potential I had to start my own business and water my own dream instead of someone else’s. Read more>>