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Fail Harder


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Presented at FITC Toronto 2018
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Presented by Ben Johnston,

From the beginning of his career as a college drop-out and ending up working in advertising agencies, Ben has managed to make the shift into finding his passion and going it alone as a full-time freelancer. Join him on a journey through his work, and the failures and lessons that he’s learned along the way

To inspire people to go out and experiment and not to worry about what trends are happening or what everyone else is doing. Focusing on work that makes you happy and in turn you’ll be ahead of the game.

Target Audience
Anyone with an interest in art, design and illustration.

Seven Things Audience Members Will Learn
Learning through failure
Create to evoke feeling
Overcoming creative blocks
Learning to love the process
Causing a reaction – Good or Bad
Letting go and having fun
If you’re not passionate, don’t bother

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Fail Harder

  1. 1. @ben johnston design fitc 2018.
  2. 2. Intro.
  3. 3. 5 Lessons.
  4. 4. Inspiration.
  5. 5. Passion.
  6. 6. Go big.
  7. 7. Collaboration.
  8. 8. Experiment.
  9. 9. Inspiration.
  10. 10. M
  11. 11. Passion.
  12. 12. Go big.
  13. 13. Collaboration.
  14. 14. Experiment.
  15. 15. You can always fail at what you don't love...
  16. 16. So you might as well take a chance on what you do love.