For my followers who are into film making, thought I should share because I think this is a wonderful idea
If we reduce social life to the smallest possible unit we will find that there is no social life in the company of one.
– Jerzy Kosinski
‘Purple,’ my short created in collaboration with the cast.
I hope you all survived the blizzard intact.
2015 is here, and I have big filmmaking goals. One is to shoot my feature, The Cape House, but another is to adopt a new way of working.
Almost 3 years ago, I made a short film called ‘Purple.’ ‘Purple’ was unique in how I made it. There’s a longer post about this specific subject on A-Bittersweet-Life today, but, briefly, I didn’t write a script before casting. I instead came up with a basic idea, cast the film, then, through rehearsal and conversations, wrote the movie in collaboration with my cast.
This is not a new approach. Many great directors, like Mike Leigh and…
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