Category: whole media

Rigidity and Fear

Yet another article about the impending doom of Hollywood Blockbuster, forwarded along by my friend John Heimbuch. Also not the first time I’ve heard this particular comparison: As with prepackaged food, exportability and shelf life are now primary virtues. The product Hollywood is selling right now keeps better if it contains as few organic ingredients as possible — whether organic…

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…

Local Media, Whole Media, Slow Media

PROCESSED FOOD, PROCESSED MEDIAThere are a lot of parallels between late 20th Century food culture and media culture, which become more and more obvious to me as I continue to explore this subject. With food, it was taken as gospel in the post-war era that better eating was possible with the help of our good friends: Science, Technology and Industry.…