We had the good fortune of connecting with Corta Ishman and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Corta, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
The thought process behind starting my business was trying to figure out two things: What I am great at doing and What will the people enjoy doing long term vs. short term. Being a creative person I was able to put together different ideas that all wrapped under one thing, ENTERTAINMENT. Such ideas like, Paint Parties, Stage Plays, Talk Shows, Films, and more, which is how we got I Am Corta Entertainment.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Being the creator I am today really was a challenge getting there. Being a writer, artist, producer, director, and so many more jobs I have under my belt is very hard to manage on a daily. Being in the game 8 years strong and looking for to hitting 10 years, I have really manage to make a powerful name for myself. Soon to be a household name. It took a lot of work to become CORTA. From attending networking events to simply forcing myself in front of people really made me proud of my confidence! During this journey, I’ve learn to stay humble, stay consistent, and stay being true to yourself because people will respect you more and see the seriousness in your work ethic and ability to make something of yourself.

Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
Some of the most exciting places I have been to would be a few seafood spots which is my favorite type of food. Deep Ellum will be my hangout spot for all my quick food eats and drinks and to explore.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I would like to give a shoutout to my mom Gail and my cousin Laine for pushing me to do what I love to do.

Website: iamcorta.com
Instagram: officialcorta@gmail.com
Facebook: Corta Ish
Youtube: I Am Corta Entertainment

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