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Jill & Gage Woodle: Filmmakers. Storytellers. Catalysts.
June 18, 2017
Gage Cass Woodle & Jill Spanos Woodle
Leaders, Mythic Bridge
Giving Voice To Passion
“Passion is the fuel in my machine, and the key to my survival,” says Gage Cass Woodle, a co-founder of nonprofit Mythic Bridge, a group which provides creative filmmaking education to the underserved. Woodle recalls struggling “to find meaning in life until I met a mentor who gave me the ‘gift of art.’” Dedicated to the discovery and advancement of independent voices and viewers, Mythic Bridge makes the experience of visual storytelling a catalyst for growth by igniting people’s personal passions.
MY SUMMER COMMITMENT:
The Magic Of Connection
This summer, the Woodles are committed to inspiring greatness wherever possible—beginning with themselves. “I focus on being authentic and accountable to myself and that’s what I ask of my clients. Start honoring yourself more, you’re worth more than that. My wife is a great support system with this work.” They believe this kind of like-minded support creates connection that strengthens. “That’s when the magic happens. A strong community is the cornerstone of a successful society. People need each other, we need interaction.”
The unbreakable bond of love, partnership, and community are the foundation of their work. “We need to be loved and challenged and supported and celebrated, that all happens within community,” says Woodle, whose personal philosophy is embodied by the strengthening bonds of The Classic Chain Collection.
A strong community is the cornerstone of a successful society. People need each other, we need interaction.
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