Category 'film'

30
Jun

A Vision in White Marble

A Vision in White Marble Iconic would be the one word I would use to describe the look, feel, tone and texture of Carrara marble.  It’s a unique substance harvested with great attention and care from mines and caves on in the mountains near the west coast of Tuscany.  By car it’s a couple of […]

28
May

Deciphering the Documents

Just about everywhere you see a great work, if you look deep enough you will see great collaboration and you will see great talent that backed an idea. I think this is true of the Cupola.  While Brunelleschi is considered a genius (and I happen to agree) there were many pieces to the Cupola puzzle.  […]

28
Apr

One Million Views

It’s a big number and it means a lot of things.  When I was growing up a million dollars seemed like a lot of money (it still very much is).  A million people at an event  seemed unbelievable.  I heard a lot about very wealthy people that sold a million of this or a million […]

14
Mar

At the Hollywood Table

What exactly is a table read? A table read is gold. Well, technically, it’s when you get about 10 to 15 actors together to read your screenplay. I say it’s gold because it is when your project comes to life after months of “construction”. Screenwriting is a somewhat lonely life. You outline a story and […]

3
Mar

TED X Firenze

For quite some time now I have been a huge fan of TED. TED stands for Technology Entertainment and Design and it is a branded website that serves up talks in six minute, twelve minute and eighteen minute versions www.ted.com. Its a pretty cool organization with people like Bono of U2, former president Clinton and […]