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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You realized becoming that thing you want to be is harder than what you think. Because becoming it is a process and in that process there’s tons of vulnerabilities. This means exposing yourself. And some are not comfortable with that considering that this also means feeling and looking foolish.
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This is what I ask myself from time to time — where’s the music? My music! Because I’m not doing a great job in making it or sharing it with you all.
This concerns me.
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I remember, as a kid, the year 2000 being a cool and scary number. That felt like yesterday. Now, it’s 2017. And well, what can we say? It’s another year to get things done. And that’s what we’re going to do.
We’re going harder on the vlogs and funny video skits. I’m going big on collaboration. The craft of storytelling and acting are huge for me this year. I’m revisiting my drum grooves to keep up with my chops. I’m becoming super comfortable with myself, my image, and my personal brand. You’ll notice in my pictures. And as for music, I think this is the year where everything is going to click and I will finally see what can be done with it.
Is there a plan? Yes, make content like crazy. Simple as that. Work, work, work. Share, share, share. And be grateful always of the process. Because I am. Content? Never! Grateful? My God, how can I not be? “Entertainment is a luxury,” as Denzel Washington once said. It’s not hard. It’s a privilege.
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