Kendra Smith of Maine – Content Creator
What’s the best part about your work?
Creative freedom, helping grow small businesses through strategic storytelling.
What challenges have you’ve faced in this industry as a woman?
Sometimes people don’t take me serious or think I’m incapable when I’m already 5 steps ahead.
In the age of #MeToo & #TimesUp, what do you hope to see happening in the future for women in our industry?
All women establishing their own business to create their own rules & get paid what they are worth.
What advice would you give to a new female filmmaker?
Stay focused, you WILL fail and don’t let that discourage you. Be hopeful even when the odds are against you, the Universe will work in your favor if you let it!
What goals do you have for this year?
Establish my own LLC, tweak and ramp up my brand, prove that I can grow businesses using film.
What women in the region (New England) inspire you?
Juliette Sutherland! She’s the first women film maker I’ve met & she’s humble, funny & super talented!
Upcoming Events or Announcements? What are you working on?
Working on hosting monthly EDM shows at Thompson’s Point with my partners at Pub House Productions to take Portland’s nightlife to the next level. I will be covering events with my team at MAINERMEDIA.
How can your fans find you!?
Instagram @kennykoolpants website: kendracreates.com