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The Cherene Francis Show

The Cherene Francis Show

By Cherene Francis

A raw and uncut audio journal of my thoughts, ideas, and stories. Get a refreshing perspective from an Entrepreneur, Actor, Producer & Content Creator doing it all as a Homeschooling Mom, Wife, and Spiritual Leader. Submit questions at ChereneFrancis.com/contact The Formalities: Cherene is an Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Actor, Producer, Writer, and Content Creator, inspiring many through Film, TV, and Digital Media. Her projects explore a range of cultural, psychological, and spiritual perspectives, including mental health, ancient to modern wisdom, religion, and paranormal activity.
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Becoming an Actor in My 30s - How to Start an Acting Career Late!
Becoming an Actor in My 30s - How to Start an Acting Career Late!
Becoming an Actor at Age 30 - How I started my acting career in my 30s. What it's like to start your acting career "late." My journey, the positives, negatives, and should you start your acting career in your 30s. 00:00 Introduction 00:55 Why I Started Acting Late at Age 30 02:27 When Did I Decide to Start Acting at Age 30 03:18 How I Started Acting at Age 30 04:32 How My Acting Career is Going Now 06:27 The Downfalls of Starting Your Acting Career Late 08:45 The Positives of Starting Your Acting Career Late 11:03 Should You Start an Acting Career at Age 30
13:16
November 17, 2022
I Produced My First Short Film - How I Did It and How It's Going.
I Produced My First Short Film - How I Did It and How It's Going.
I share my six-month pre-production journey and being on set for my first self-produced short film. I share how I found a script and connected with my director, our challenges, lessons learned, and big wins! I also share what's to come for my team in post-production, festival runs, and more. If you got further questions, you can connect with me on my website at ChereneFrancis.com or on Instagram @cherenefrancis
05:55
September 29, 2022
Upleveling My Producer Game
Upleveling My Producer Game
Just finished 6-months of advanced training and mentorship so I can produce million dollar movies! Here’s what’s up :)
04:55
June 28, 2022
My Actor Entrepreneur Life - March 2022 VLOG
My Actor Entrepreneur Life - March 2022 VLOG
In this Actor Entrepreneur Vlog, I recap my journey from January  2021 to March 2022 which included: Me joining the ACTRA actor's union Levelling up my skills as a producer Changing my coaching services  Resources Mentioned  Grow with Video Marketing Training:  https://www.cherenefrancis.com/  Podcast -  What’s Your 10-Year Life Plan? -  https://anchor.fm/cherenefrancis/episodes/Whats-Your-10-Year-Life-Plan----How-to-create-a-strategy-to-achieve-your-life-goals-e1f1c2b
10:35
March 28, 2022
You Don't Have to Know Everything, so Why Not Just Go for It?
You Don't Have to Know Everything, so Why Not Just Go for It?
Don't be afraid to start something new, even if you don't have all the answers. In this episode, I share why you should just go for it.
11:28
March 14, 2022
What’s Your “ONE THING?” The answer for multi-passionate people.
What’s Your “ONE THING?” The answer for multi-passionate people.
Growing up, I was told, "A jack of all trades is a master of none. "This "Jack of all Trades" saying left me feeling like something was wrong with me. Banging my head against my desk, "What's my ONE THING?" There is a solution to this challenge for multi-passionate entrepreneurs and creatives. I discuss the keys to this “ONE THING” question in this episode. If you need more help, reach out at ChereneFrancis.com
09:16
March 07, 2022
What’s Your 10-Year Life Plan? - How to create a strategy to achieve your life goals.
What’s Your 10-Year Life Plan? - How to create a strategy to achieve your life goals.
As a coach, I recommend you create a roadmap to help you action your goals, dreams, vision and desire. Like any business or endeavour, you need a plan. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. In this episode, I take you through my process of creating a 10-Year Life Plan so you can get motivated, take action and experience the life you desire.
19:37
February 28, 2022
How I regained my sanity after losing sight of my business vision.
How I regained my sanity after losing sight of my business vision.
Have you ever felt so overwhelmed with all the opportunities and choices you attract, but still feel like you have no idea what you're doing? Let's talk about it.
04:54
February 17, 2022
Part 3: Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
Part 3: Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
In this episode, I answer the following questions: Do you think people still need to move to LA/Hollywood to pursue acting? What process did you go through to find an agent? How did you know it was the right one? Since all auditions are self tapes and you get more tries instead of one, on set do you also get multiple tries?
12:24
February 10, 2022
Part 2: Entrepreneurship and Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
Part 2: Entrepreneurship and Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
In this episode, I answer the following questions: How do you balance acting and you marketing business? How did you get to the stage where you could decide to pursue something else and still have a successful business? How did you automate your life (business and continue making passive income)?
15:51
February 09, 2022
Part 1: Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
Part 1: Acting Q&A with Don Mills Collegiate Institute Students in Toronto
In this episode, I answer the following questions from a student: How long was the process from your audition to when you got the part and started filming? What techniques do you use to create a believable character? What is the first thing you do to research and approach a role? How did you become a part of Actra?
13:16
February 08, 2022
“Trust” when Starting Something New
“Trust” when Starting Something New
How to manage your emotions and “Trust the Process” when starting something new. Stepping into the unknown can be overwhelming and scary. I share my experience of leaning into my career as producer, my emotional challenges and empowering perspectives that help me to trust the growth process.
11:21
January 21, 2022
My New Meaning of Life… for now at least.
My New Meaning of Life… for now at least.
My midnight epiphany on the essence of life. It’s not set in stone, but an interesting observation to think about.
02:52
October 26, 2021
The Burden of Dreaming Big. Lighten up and let it go!
The Burden of Dreaming Big. Lighten up and let it go!
Dreaming big can be debilitating. I discuss how to gain your power back so you can move forward with ease and a sense of purpose.
12:14
October 18, 2021
Becoming an Actor Mom or Mompreneur
Becoming an Actor Mom or Mompreneur
How I took a leap into acting despite my doubts of being able to keep up with an unpredictable and competitive film tv industry as a mom of two. Being a mompreneur for 8+ years and a caregiver for 15+ years helped. Here are my thoughts.
13:09
September 20, 2021
Lazy & Getting Things Done
Lazy & Getting Things Done
If I had it my way, I would probably just spend my life watching movies all day, but here is how I stay lazy and get things done.
04:10
August 17, 2021
Pace Yourself to Reach Big Goals
Pace Yourself to Reach Big Goals
Racing or chasing a goal is not ecological to your well being. I share how I pace myself so I don’t burn out in the process of achieving my goals.
08:47
August 11, 2021
I Am Enough
I Am Enough
Sometimes we don’t realize areas that we are lacking confidence. I share a short story of how I discover more of my power.
05:11
June 15, 2021
Why a Pointless Life is Powerful!
Why a Pointless Life is Powerful!
The irony! Yes - Life can appear pointless, but there is power in that fact. In this episode, I share why that's a powerful position.
03:15
June 04, 2021
There’s No Point to Life, but I’m Grateful
There’s No Point to Life, but I’m Grateful
In the midst of mastering the mundane things can get a little pointless. I've learned that gratitude cures the soul and stimulates joy in a dreadful vain world.
04:49
June 04, 2021
Fear of Self Promotion on Social Media
Fear of Self Promotion on Social Media
Some insights on what I am doing to confidently show up on social media.
09:30
May 19, 2021
Closet Creative - I’m Coming Out!
Closet Creative - I’m Coming Out!
After years of being a closet artist (a creative person that desires to make a career as an artist but is afraid that it won't pay the bills), I'm finally stepping out. Here are my thoughts.
07:25
May 19, 2021