Lecture Three: Creative Resilience

In this lecture, Lord Puttnam discussed the necessity of creative and practical resilience in the film industry, and touched upon the issues of role models, the importance of retaining creative control in an industry where one can be easily taken advantage of, and of giving yourself over entirely to film. I plan to write about […]

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Lecture Two: Ideas into Action

‘…thinking about that small fragment, that little fish, will bring in more’ – David Lynch In this lecture, we discussed where ideas come from when making a film; what environments they emerge from, and ways one can work out the nuances of your ideas and initial feelings about a project. We also discussed how to […]

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Lecture One: Why Does Cinema Matter?

And for me, the movies are like a machine that generates empathy. – Roger Ebert, Life Itself  During this lecture, Lord Puttnam covered a wide range of subjects, which is difficult to adequately surmise; he talked about subjects from the positioning of audiences in a transmedial, fractured, solitary small-screen world and the decline of a communal […]

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