Jumpstart | RevThink

Your studio is successful, but you feel stuck

The pattern is common: you have come so far but along the way, your progress stalled.

As time passes and you continue waiting for better clients with bigger budgets, the more you wonder:

What got you here won’t get you there

Welcome to the business accelerator “designed by a studio owner for the studio owner” who is ready to supercharge their creative business in just 6 weeks.

Joel Pilger knows how you feel. His studio Impossible Pictures struggled for its first seven years before finally taking off  and reaching $5M/year in revenue, a full-time staff of 25, clients Starbucks, Ford, Discovery Channel, NBC Sports, and more. After exit, Joel has consulted more than 200 studios worldwide.

Knowing the struggle – and how to help you make the leap – is why he created Jumpstart.

NEW: Matt Taylor is now leading Jumpstart APAC Edition in the Southern Hemisphere time zone. So lack of sleep is no longer an excuse.

Structured.  Relevant.  Applicable.

Jumpstart is for the creative studio owner asking:

 

✓  What should I focus on?

✓  How can my studio stand out?

✓  Which clients/projects are the best fit for us?

✓  How can we raise our prices?

✓  How do we get clients to follow our lead?

 

Your studio’s journey from the order-taker to the expert starts here.

In Jumpstart, relax by knowing your transformation occurs in a proven, safe space where you can process any question, admit weaknesses, test solutions, and move forward with confidence.

Jumpstart at a glance

 

  • For studio owners with $300K -$1.5M annual revenue
  • 6-week program
  • Structured curriculum
  • Intensive workshops
  • Supportive peer group
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“The Jumpstart return on investment is a no-brainer.”

DALLAS TAYLOR, SONIC FUTURIST AT DEFACTO SOUND & TWENTY THOUSAND HERTZ PODCAST

Application-based. USD 5-7K* investment.  Limited seats.

Modules

Begin your journey from order-taker to expert creative firm in just six weeks:

Focus

Week 1
IDENTIFY YOUR GENIUS & DELEGATE

Discover

Week 2
FIND YOUR POSITIONING

Articulate

Week 3
EXPRESS YOUR POSITIONING

Qualify

Week 4
DISCERN BEST FIT CLIENTS & PROJECTS

Increase

Week 5
RAISE YOUR PRICES & WIN BIGGER BUDGETS

Take Charge

Week 6
GUIDE YOUR CLIENTS & ENGAGE ON YOUR TERMS

DEFACTO SOUND

HONEST FILMS

MASS FX

ORDINARY FOLK

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WEEKEND VIDEO

Ask these studios about their Jumpstart. Or view more graduates here.

What You Get

  Modules

→ Next-level concepts
→ Digest at your convenience
→ Structured learning with worksheets

  Workshops

→ Live weekly intensives: do the work
→ Expert guidance from RevThink Consultants
→ Personalized 1-on-1 coaching from Joel Pilger or Matt Taylor (Elite enrollment)

  Peer Group

→ Gain multiple perspectives
→ Receive accountability, build relationships

A WORD FROM JOEL PILGER & MATT TAYLOR

Matt: We’ve both been there.

Joel: I remember being stuck. Struggling to clear 200K a year gross just to pay myself last… the effort to grow beyond one full-timer… I remember the all-nighters.

Matt: In my first studio, the plan was to focus on doing good work. Opportunities would follow, right? We had no clue about marketing or separating a good opportunity from a bad one.

Once we hit our groove and those bigger briefs finally appeared… well, there’s no feeling like it.

Joel: My breakthrough propelled us to USD 5MM per year in gross revenue with a team of 25 full-time creatives plus a small army of freelancers. We were working for bigger and better clients and even picking up national awards along the way.

Matt: What change propelled your studio to the next level?

Joel: It was a painful realization: what got me here wasn’t going to get me there. I had to unlearn everything that I was convinced was true.

Matt: Making drastic changes to my business meant looking past what I thought we did best to focus on what actually made us unique.

Now it’s your turn.

We invite you to jumpstart your creative studio: get back in touch with what you love doing most, carve out a unique position so your studio stands out, find better clients, sell them your best ideas so you can produce truly great creative work.

Learn the counterintuitive concepts embraced by the industry leaders, taught by two former studio owners who speak your language.

The world desperately needs the creative only your firm can create.

Let’s unleash it!

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“Jumpstart gave me the opportunity to ask the questions (that are on every creative studio owner’s mind) and get great answers from people who have been exactly where we want to go.”

NATE RICH, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & FOUNDER AT HONEST FILMS

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How to enroll in Jumpstart

To apply, follow these steps:

 

  1. Schedule a call with Joel Pilger or Matt Taylor
  2. Once approved, select your enrollment level
  3. Make a deposit to reserve your seat

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