Traveling is so helpful towards gaining a better understanding of how people interact and different ways people do things. You say you want to write a script about some French kids who play soccer in downtown Paris? It'll sound and feel so much more authentic if you
2.9.18 Entry #148 | Clarkson Davis [written transmission] Mostly to himself, Kyle normally didn't say much to anyone. He seemed to not care to interact with people, even those he considered friends, myself included. Many people thought him a strange guy, mostly because he always wore his sunglasses. Indoor. Outdoor. Sunny. Cloudy. Summer. Winter. When … Continue reading STORYTELLING || Episode 1: Sunglasses
Script-writing goes against your gut when it comes to dialogue. Think about it. Watch the conversations around you. How do you know a person is happy. Is it because they say "I'm happy"? Or is it because of their relaxed body position and their smile? How do we know people are tired? Yawning, droopy eyes, dropped attention rate, distracted, fatigue, etc. These are all things that are communicated through actions.
"Quiet on the set!". Four words. Not special at all on their own. Yet, they bring emotion to everyone who hears them. But why are these moments so powerful?
Villains are some of the most important supporting characters of all time. A good villain makes a good movie...
I was thinking about the classic line from Jerry Maguire "You complete me." Tom Cruise says the phrase to the supporting character, Renee Zellweger, in an ironically self-fulfilling statement ...
I’ve come to realization that I have a very weak understanding of how much my Lord loves me. I get so caught up in the expectations of the world, professors with class agendas, employers with work, bills to be paid, friends to hang out with, leadership positions to be fulfilled, that I forget that my Lord LOVES me. Unconditionally. Every day. No matter what.
How Hudson Taylor's Life Testimony has resonated with what God is teaching me.
I’ve been thinking a lot about perceptions recently. How our cultural background effects how we view the world, how our upbringing plants ideas into our heads, how our social status causes us to view our relationship to others...the list goes on. It’s amazing how everything we have experienced causes us to think the way we … Continue reading Expectations, Perceptions, and Control
If we begin to see life as a sequence of liturgies with unique meanings rather than fleeting moments of grandiosity strung together by the mundane, we will begin to find value in the smallest moments of our lives.