Watching these videos will give you tons of insights on the craft and business of the movie industry. The nice thing about it is that you get to see these craftsmen at a personal level. Just a bit more transparency than usual. It’s nice, I think. It might sound weird, but each time I watch, I think “how would I respond that question? Hold on, let me write this down just in case they do ask me one day.” Yeah, all this stuff is super inspirational for me.
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Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called “sketches”, commonly between one and ten minutes long. Such sketches are performed by a group of comic actors or comedians, either on stage or through an audio or visual medium such as radio and television. – Wikipedia
I think as a storyteller it’s important to know a thing or two about comedy. Since I like producing sketch-comedy type of videos, it’s in my best interest to learn how to properly construct a gag; understand visual comedy; improve my comedy writing; and maybe learn some history on it while I can.
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I have troubles coming up with ideas just like the next guy. The thing is, I know what sparks and triggers my brain to create — especially when my momentum hits a downslope.
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“What’s the reason we do what we do?…Look at me, look at me,look at me,look at me,look at me,look at me,…” — Dustin Hoffman on Laurence Olivier
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When you die in the digital age, pieces of you live on forever. In your emails, your social media posts and uploads, in the texts and videos you’ve messaged, and for some – even in their secret online lives few even know about. But what if that digital existence took on a life of its own?
Ross, a low level FBI employee, faces that very question as he starts spending his days online talking to his wife Charlie, who died 8 months ago…But what feels like an unbelievable gift starts to bring up some very real moral and ethical predicaments, as Ross discovers LifeAfter, the program that brought his wife – and countless others back to life online. But what is “life” if you can be preserved digitally? And if you live online, where do you spend eternity?
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