Posts tagged: inspiration
Movies absorb our attention more completely, I think. If a movie is really working, you forget for two hours your Social Security number and where your car is parked. You are having a vicarious experience. You are identifying, in one way or another, with the people on the screen. Since we’re all…
RIP Roger Ebert
“You make something from things that have happened and from things that exist and from all things that you know and all those you cannot know, and you make something through your invention that is truer than anything true and alive, and if you make it well enough, you give it immortality.”
#bcotmedia students, next week we will be script-writing. Start sharing ideas in a Google Doc with your team-mates
Lemon, there is a word, a once special word that’s been tragically co-opted by the romance industrial complex and I would hate to use it here and have you think that I am suggesting any type of romantic sentiment, let alone an invitation to scale bone mountain.
It’s a word that comes to us by way of the old high German luba from the latin lubera meaning “to be pleasing”. So, I’m going to use this word to describe how I feel about you in the way that our angalosaxin forefathers would have used it in reference to say…. “hot bowl of bear meet” or “your enemies skull, split”.
I love you too, Jack.
1st year #bcotmedia students - Vikki, Jim, Natalie and I want to say thank you for your effort, enthusiasm, and passion in your essays/ class debates/ twitter discussions.
We are teaching you about the responsibility you have as Media Producers and are happy that you care so much about what you do - it shows in your work and always will do.
You are making us proud.
I mean, just look at all this YouTube goodness…..
Nuit de Noel (Happy Club), 1963, Malien, Malick Sidibé
“We were entering a new era, and people wanted to dance,” Sidibé says. “Music freed us. Suddenly, young men could get close to young women, hold them in their hands. Before, it was not allowed. And everyone wanted to be photographed dancing up close. They had to see it!”
From the article published in The Guardian by John Henley, “Malick Sidibé photographs: One Nation Under a Groove”
#PaulZak on #Storytelling
“Stories are powerful because they transport us into other people’s worlds but, in doing that, they change the way our brains work and potentially change our brain chemistry — and that’s what it means to be a social creature.”