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MSO Playing Nick Cave Film Scores? Yes Please!

I’ve been a fan of Nick Cave’s film scores from the time of The Proposition There is something beautifully dark about his music. So pretty happy to get the chance to hear the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Cave play live.

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What is Cinema?

It’s not often that I sit down in front of a camera but in this video I talk about the difference between movies, film, and cinema.  In summary, I believe the fundamental difference between something that is cinema or not is the degree to which our perspective is shifted as a result of watching a ...

CINEMA — CARTOGRAPHY OF THE HUMAN CONDITION

As a Writer I strive to find meaning in the moments between the words—there is always more meaning in these moments. This is important because in the end I am a human being just trying to find his own way in life and all of this helps me make sense of it all. The opening ...

A Thousand Moments Later—A Voiceover

Below is a working document for the voice-over of my first feature film, A Thousand Moments Later. But note that the following may not in any way reflect the final cut of the voice-over in the movie. It is more of a way for me to write and create and set a scene for the actor ...

A Thousand Moments Later—Identity and Isolation

Below is part of the outline I wrote for the voiceover for my film, A Thousand Moments Later. Identity and Isolation a strong sense of self implicitly cuts one off the the others and creates a feeling of isolation. from here this sense of self becomes rigid. well defined. set in its own ways. Separate. ...

A Thousand Moments Later—Voiceover Outline

In working on the voiceover for my film, A Thousand Moments Later  I created this outline as a means of working through, in my head and out loud, the details of what it is that I’d like to say….but from my of a academic point of view. Or perhaps a better way of saying this is, this ...

All This Rawness

  As Writers there are times when things feel so dark, so black, that there is no coming out of the mess. And yet there is. There is always a way forward. A way to make sense of this world. This life. And that way is art. Pick something up. Create. Feel. Love. Be. For if you ...

We Carry with Us

We all carries with us the potential for being wild. Is this a good thing? Well, if we are creators then why not?! Why is it that being wild equals being destructive? Why not take those impulses that make you feel like cutting loose and translating them into work that can help the world evolve? I believe ...