So I thought I would leave this post for post (I know clever, right?) Pi day. Which is an awesome day. At the time I was looking over some of Aronofsky’s work, including the upcoming Noah, which I am really looking forward to seeing. Something that most people would find surprising if they know my […]

An Interview with Federico Fellini’ in Bert Cardullo: Soundings on Cinema The following interview with Fellini by Bert Cardullo took place in the lobby of the Grand Hotel in Milan, Italy, during the summer of 1986, not long after the release of ‘Ginger and Fred’.

Originally posted on Annie's Ramblings:
              James Joyce’s story “The Dead” reveals Gabriel Conroy’s spiritual epiphany while leaving interpretation open to readers with the ambiguous and complex ending which is unclear regarding the protagonist’s future actions/attitude. Whether or not Gabriel Conroy will change his ways in order to…

Originally posted on jordan fraade:
Been working on this Think Piece-y essay for awhile. I got a late start watching Season 2 of House of Cards, but after watching it and mulling it over, I think the similarities with West Wing are more striking than many people realize. Also, thanks to the Twitter-er who pointed…

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet […]

The first school that I applied to certainly has a level of notoriety among both film student hopefuls and those that have gone on to work in the industry. Often considered the film school to attended, I won’t go so far as to say that it is my first choice, but I realize that acceptance […]

The second school I applied for is The Dodge College of Film at Chapman University. While at bit less known, I first came across their program when my younger Sister started attending Chapman as a Freshman Undergrad. I applied to the MFA in Film Production with a Directing emphasis for the fall 2014 school year. […]

“The more you know about moviemaking, the tougher it gets to leave that knowledge behind. As soon as you do things “because you know how to do them,” you’re fucked.” – Wim Wenders http://www.moviemaker.com/articles-directing/wim-wenders-50-golden-rules-of-moviemaking/

Writer’s In The Woods Videos featuring Literary Speakers at Sierra Nevada College The Sierra Nevada College English program brings well-known poets and writers from all over the country to the campus for readings and book signings in intimate settings where audience members get to meet and exchange ideas with the guest writers. Readings are free and […]

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