April Notes

“Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We subject allfacts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort ofopinion without the discomfort of thought.” ― John F. Kennedy [Commencement Address at Yale University, June 11 1962] Persillade (French pronunciation: [pɛʁsijad]) is a sauce or seasoning mixture of parsley (French:Continue reading “April Notes”

White America’s Token Gestures

One of my hobbies growing up that I revisit occasionally is collecting coins. Every once in a while the US Mint releases a coin that inspires me. This Dr. Maya Angelou quarter released last year inspired me. I purchased a couple of sets from the Mint last year. It is distressing, however, that an enslaverContinue reading “White America’s Token Gestures”

Filmmaking Week 5

What is Theme? Write Your Story Time to settle on one idea (ideally one of the three you pitched in class) and expand it into a full story. *At this stage, you are not writing this in screenplay format, yet* Write in prose form, with two additional requirements: #1: Do your best to only writeContinue reading “Filmmaking Week 5”