Category: practice

The Genius and the Loser

…two sides of the same coin? I wasn’t previously familiar with this filmmaker, but I followed a link on facebook and stumbled across his work: This two-part essay video is a more narrative and less quantitative approach to Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule, and it echoes what successful people from Ira Glass to Craig Ferguson have said publicly at various points:…

Endarchy

endarch adjective, Botany 1. (of a primary xylem or root) developing from the periphery; having the oldest cells closest to the core.  1895-1900; end- + -arch having a point of origin (as specified)      -dictionary.com In the long-term effort to figure out how to talk about my work as a filmmaker, the idea of control comes up again and…