Five Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Was First Diagnosed With Mental Illness
"Self-Compassion is Vital: Understand that what happened to you is not your fault. Be compassionate with yourself and acknowledge that healing takes time. You deserve understanding and kindness from yourself."
Intersectional play ‘All Things Considered’: ‘We’re not in Jamaica any more’
"The actors, many of them using a Jamaican patois, are refreshingly unique, revealing aspects of immigrant lives that many theatergoers will not be familiar with."
"Understand that failure is a natural part of the journey. It took me a while to grasp that it’s okay to fail. I used to feel down for days or avoid starting projects altogether out of fear of failure. Then I realized that failure is an opportunity for self-improvement. It’s a chance to learn and grow."
Meet Charlie T. Savage | Screenwriter and Producer
"I’ve always aimed to share the stories of black women, narrated by black women themselves... Society doesn’t always want to tell a full story, and I’m here to make sure our voices break through and give the complete picture."
Exclusive: Collective 5 launches Showrunner Mentorship Academy
Collective 5 Entertainment partner Jeff Rivera has announced the launch of The Showrunner Mentorship Academy, a program to offer guidance and hands-on experience for aspiring showrunners.
Meet Charlie T. Savage
"My advice for those overwhelming times, especially to my fellow women who often find themselves juggling multiple roles and responsibilities, is to remember that in a world where we often strive for perfection, don’t forget that sometimes, it’s the Lego minefields and crayon-covered walls that make the best stories."
Conversations with Charlie T. Savage
"My greatest struggle was learning to slow down and comprehend what my true purpose was, then selecting projects that would lead me to my ultimate goal. My advice to aspiring creatives is to understand your dream and vision and focus entirely on that."
Meet Charlie T Savage
"I want to be a storyteller who not only entertains but also educates and sparks meaningful conversations. I want my audience to laugh, reflect, and gain a deeper appreciation for the fabric of the Black female journey."