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WHY I LIKE THIS VIDEO: Kurosawa was a master filmmaker, relying on image to convey his emotions. How he captures emotions with this imagery is conceptually brilliant. I could watch this video a hundred times and always learn more.

Why Say "I'm GREAT" EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. 

Why Say "I'm GREAT" EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. 

Using the acronym I'm GREAT to boost my personal power and focus. Living in the NOW matters for a great life. ...more

SW-WHY

April 05, 20243 min read

Actiongram: Develop Judgement

Actiongram: Develop Judgement

Develop your judgement ...more

Actiongram

March 12, 20240 min read

South China Sea Disputes

South China Sea Disputes

China has pushed its 'nine-dash line' map to claim a huge swath of the South China Sea. The countries whose territory is encroached are pushing back - including the Phillipines. ...more

Writing ,Filmmaking &Warrior

March 07, 20240 min read

Actiongram: OODA Loop

Actiongram: OODA Loop

The OODA loop was designed by a famous WW2 fighter pilot. Its insight can give you a quick way to think and act. ...more

Actiongram

March 07, 20240 min read

VFX Video: Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning

VFX Video: Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning

The "Mission Impossible" series received its first VFX nomination in the Academy Award popularity contest called the Oscars. Here is a video about the team discussing their work ...more

Filmmaking

February 29, 20243 min read

You Are History and History Is You

You Are History and History Is You

A technician restores a MG34 German machine gun which was the predecessor to the deadly MG42 known as "Hitler's Saw". The study of history informs us of the past...and our future. ...more

Warrior ,SW-BrainstormingHow

February 25, 20248 min read

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You Are History and History Is You

You Are History and History Is You

A technician restores a MG34 German machine gun which was the predecessor to the deadly MG42 known as "Hitler's Saw". The study of history informs us of the past...and our future. ...more

Warrior ,SW-BrainstormingHow

February 25, 20248 min read

Blocking a Scene

Blocking a Scene

Camera Blocking is a critical element in piecing together your film in terms of its story and aesthetic - making all the parts work together. ...more

Filmmaking-Blocking

November 02, 20230 min read

Camera Lenses - Properties

Camera Lenses - Properties

Camera Lenses have various properties which are useful in conveying the emotional and aesthetic elements of a story. ...more

Filmmaking - Camera

November 02, 20230 min read

Origin of Method Acting

Origin of Method Acting

Acting has various strategies and "The Method" is a popular one with numerous teachers and adherents. ...more

Filmmaking-Acting

November 02, 20233 min read

Jackie Chan and Action Comedy

Jackie Chan and Action Comedy

Jackie Chan took Action Comedy to whole new level but not without major injuries along the way. Check out the chart and this video on his Action Comedy Skills. ...more

Filmmaking-Genre

November 02, 20231 min read

Martin Scorsese-The Art of Silence

Martin Scorsese-The Art of Silence

Martin Scorsese on the Art of Silence in the brilliant series "Every Frame a Painting" ...more

Filmmaking-Shoot

November 02, 20230 min read