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.  […]

16
Apr

10 ways to think like a Renaissance Master

 Life is to be lived and experienced On my quest for understanding, one thing I feel deep within my soul is that the artists of that period lived life.  They experienced life abundantly and with total awareness and persistence.   You have to work hard to get the color you want Back in the day, […]

2
Apr

TED (again) in LONDON, UK

After presenting my TEDx talk in Palazzo Signoria’s Salone dei Cinquecento in Florence, Italy, I was absolutely exhilarated. Although it was nerve-wracking, I was totally pumped by the response and honored to have met all of the people who spoke at the event. At a small reception after the talk, I was approached by Bruno […]

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 […]