As I was walking through downtown Vancouver today, I stumbled across evidence of Hollywood North. It struck me as amazing to think of the level of collaboration that needs to happen to bring film to life – from the first fancy of the scriptwriter (the oh so important and very often forgotten first creator) to all the other folks involved at an artistic and business level in scripting, casting, shooting, editing and screening.
There’s a whole lot of creative vision AND business planning involved. Shooting in Vancouver for example, you would think the last thing you would need is this:
However, even in Vancouver, it only rains sometimes. Turns out for continuity not even in the “Rain City” can you get away with not having the ability to create man-made rain effects on demand.
Online Note Taking:
An effective blog is like a movie. It begins with a creative idea, but requires great time management, organization and structured creative process to make it come alive. I am always on the lookout for tools to help with all of the above. If you want to structure your research better, you want more options to quickly share with others or like me are “on location” moving through lots of different places in your work day, then online note taking can be really helpful.
I’ve just started using Evernote. Here’s a fantastically comprehensive post from Marc and Angel Hack Life with many useful tips for research and online tools for writing and sharing notes. Which are your favorite?