Rick Schwartz

Rick Schwartz's producer credits include The Departed, Black Swan and Lip Sync Battle. He is the Founder of Jerrick.

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Why Being Nervous Is Good
3 months ago
I stood behind the curtain, waiting to go on stage. This was new territory for me. Not necessarily the going on stage part, I'd done my fair share of public speaking. Audiences don't frighten me, nor ...
What It's Like To Be: A Yogi
a year ago
Kim Stetz has been practicing yoga for over 25 years; after a long and arduous journey, she opened her New York yoga studio Savasana Station in 2014. In a city that never sleeps, she explains why "yog...
What It's Like To Be: An Art Adviser
2 years ago
Joyce Varvatos knows a lot about art. She's studied it endlessly, and been around artists, galleries and fairs for much of her adult life. Based in New York and married to famed menswear designer John...
What It's Like To Be: An Independent Artist
2 years ago
Elizabeth Sutton isn't your typical artist. Whip smart, with a degree in business, the beautiful mother of two started creating art just over a year ago. Working out of a studio in Long Island City, S...
Medium Is Broken
2 years ago
Like millions of other people. I wrote a piece on the publishing platform Medium. Lots of people read it. I won't write for them again. Over the years, I've written for Huffington Post, Daily Beast, G...
DEED: The App That Makes Volunteering Easy
2 years ago
If the best inventions are indeed borne out of necessity, then DEED definitely fits the category. Volunteering in New York, like many cities across America, is a process filled with bureaucracy, trick...