Filmmaking Class Week 3

Class Notes: Theme = the inferred stance taken on a topic of a story. Everything that happens within a story should reference back to a theme. Reflection Questions for Six Word Memoir Project My Answer: For my Six Word Memoir I skimped on the writing part. I was in “documentary” mind set. I did brainstormContinue reading “Filmmaking Class Week 3”

Filmmaking Class Week 3

Brainstorm Screenplay Ideas Brainstorm ideas for a screenplay using the “Personal Menu”. Choose 3 different things you put on the list and think of times in your life that illustrate each. Write about the moment or time in your life when you realized each thing was true. Start in class and finish for homework. MyContinue reading “Filmmaking Class Week 3”

Identity & Reality: Cinematic Production & Critical Studies Week 1&2

As part of my personal growth in 2023, I am taking a filmmaking class at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. The class is taught by Sophie Lane. Filmmaking is about communicating ideas through audio-visual means. In this class I will practice visual storytelling that is personal and compelling and learn to connect with myContinue reading “Identity & Reality: Cinematic Production & Critical Studies Week 1&2”

January Notes

Success can be learned. Change requires measurement and longitudinal tracking. Darren Hardy writes, “Winners are trackers” in The Compound Effect. Goals are about the results you want to achieve. Systems are about the processes that lead to those results. Systems are almost the antithesis of goals, in that they’re entirely about creating a repeatable setContinue reading “January Notes”