2019 has felt like an incredibly long year, but in the case of cinema that’s been a very good thing.
Happy new year, Happy new decade. We move forward.
If you’re rich you get fancy candlelit dinners and grand speeches, if you’re poor you get to sing and dance.
It’s a challenge to not just be funny, it’s a challenge to be better.
Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Watson has set the bar for all of next year’s awards here and now.
I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that this works for more than just improv and writing, it works pretty well in life too.
I want to thank each and every person for every bit of it because I’m going to do my best to weave all those strands of emotion and experience into something wonderful.
What can I do in the coming month to help you say “yes, and” yourselves? Do you want a reader/editor for a story/script/article? Someone to look over a project plan/idea? An extra/actor in that short film you’re not sure how to cast to get going?
This installment is so bogged down and overburdened with its own mythology that it’s lost its heart.
Find the core of your scene and build around it, don’t panic and have plagues of locusts fly in just because it feels “too small.”