The web is full of amateurs that can collectively fail a whole number of times until a pattern of success can be accumulated from the collective mass. A website like HopeForFilm/TrulyFreeFilm charts the various different experiments that people are taking and enables us to benefit from the cumulative thought. Can this be the path to […]
Here is the link to Scorcese that we didn’t get to see earlier… Great debates going on today on all kinds of fronts! It is important to continue this questioning outside of Symposium also. This is the platform to share our thoughts across all the filmmaking spectrum… let’s keep it up!
James: Firstly I would like to thank John and the audience for an incredibly intensive Symposium session this afternoon. I am physically exhausted. My mind is also racing… If I understand John correctly, he is advocating a lateral-thinking style of non-narrative cinema whereby provocation of ideas is the purpose, as opposed to a fixed polemic […]
A great day of discussions and debate! Symposium is off to a flying start. Thanks to Emmet Dwyer who emailed about ‘The Strangest Secret’ after James’s first lecture. Many thanks to those of you who came and heard Stephen Hurst discuss his first film experience. We hope it was useful. Today a whole gang of […]
Don’t be dispirited by the gloomy news these days – EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG! We’re going to be discussing the positives as well as the negatives of the current paradigm shift in filmmaking at this year’s symposium. We’ve got some great stuff lined up – including, but not exclusively – NETWORK/ MARTIN SCORCESE’S PERSONAL […]