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January 30 at 8:15am

Hey! I Like What You Are Doing

Like most of us, I wander around the web and like to get lost.  The best times are when from being lost, I am found.  You know what I mean? You know how sometimes you find something that feels like they wrote it or built it just for you?  I like that. I like that a lot.

It’s happened a few times for me in 2013.  I thought I would share it with you. The following folks are doing great posts, and I only just stumbled upon them this year (2013). [...]


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June 6 at 8:30am

Why Is The Film Biz SOOOOO Slow To Change?

 

The Road To Change Is Hard To Find…

 

I know many of you recognize that the writing is on the wall.  Filmmakers have to stop planning first and foremost to bring their work to  market at film festivals or elsewhere.  The entire industry needs to get off of the single product focus and justify greater value in cinema in general.  Release patterns need to change.  We need to think of story worlds and long term relationships.  The end of the era of feature film dominance is inevitable.  The list goes on. And on. And on.

I certainly have done my share of list making, be it Best Practices for today, or what is currently wrong with the film biz.  I think such lists can save us — provided we are willing to not just behave passively but heed the call to action. And I am not alone standing on my soap box.  But if things are clearly broken why is change within the film biz not more evident?

Allow me to start with a list of what once where ten factors, and continues to grow… [...]


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May 28 at 8:15am

Hitchcock On Happiness

“A clear road ahead with nothing on your plate, except the creative”

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Hat tip (again) to BrainPickings.org


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