Category Archives: Ideas

Voice


In my 20’s, I was acutely aware of the need to know my “voice”. As a director fumbling my way through film school, much emphasis was placed on expressing one’s thoughts with both gravitas and artistic merit, as though my self-understanding lay buried in the pages of French New Wave […]

6 Steps To Take Charge Of Your Career. Happy Birthday, Bro!


It’s my little bro’s birthday today. When I say “little”, I mean in age, for at 6’5, I am one inch his little bro. But, with nine years life experience on him, I’m hoping I can offer some insight about stepping out and taking charge of his work life. I […]

Embrace the Remix


“Creativity comes from without not from within. We are not self-made. We are dependent on one another. Admitting this to ourselves isn’t an embrace of mediocrity or derivativeness. It’s a liberation from our misconceptions; it’s an incentive to not expect so much of ourselves, and to simply, begin.” Kirby Ferguson […]

Californian Chipmunk


In a harsh environment of rock and cacti, this fluffy rodent still finds the food it needs to thrive. It made me think about ways in which we adapt to our surrounds. Particularly if you’re in a concrete city, how have you designed your life to provide space for your […]

The Great War Is Won With Small Actions


In the Great War between Ocean and Earth, millions of waves are sacrificed, seemingly in vain, against the steadfast face of rock. However, with the relentless passage of Time, waves return and reform, rock surrenders to sand, and Ocean and Earth develop a more harmonious meeting point in a place […]

Innuendo Fail


A: Hey B: How are you? A: Great thanks. Do you have plans tonight? B: Nope. A: Me neither. B: A: So… B: So?? A: Never mind. *exits*

Beauty is a Choice


Perhaps it reflects an unfulfilled desire. Given I’ve really only had about one or two failed relationships, I wondered how on earth I settled on making a film about love. The film turned over in my head as I lay in bed the night before the shoot. The culmination of […]