So yeah, here’s the deal:I’ve opened a new blog in which to share an inside look of various artists and their sketchbooks. I currently only have three in stock and I’d like to have some more before I start uploading posts.
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So I was backing up all my school files from the last three years so I could clear some room on my lappy, and I don’t think I ever told you about the best film I ever shot for cinema class when I was still in the Animation dept.
It was called Requiem for Memento and it’s about an art student who, during the last night of Passover break, throws a party at his home. At the party he confesses he hasn’t even started working on his homework, and a friend lists all the assignments they had. He writes them down on his body with a marker, then goes to sleep drunk. In the morning he re-discovers the writing on his body, realizes it’s too late, pops some pills and kills himself.
All this is filmed and edited with two separate timelines that only fit together at the end of the film, and there’s some Requiem-For-A-Dream-ish pill-popping editing. The shots themselves are horrible when it comes to lighting and sound but I still love it. The professor liked it so much he decided to ignore a previous assignment I had shot which was absolutely horrible and got a bad grade.
I just came across this old Inglourious Basterds thing and I still find it hilarious. Most important lesson in German I’ve ever learned.
Smitty: People like notice before they get something, Stiglitz… unless it’s a gift.
Stiglitz: Why would you tell them before you give them gifts? The point is that they die without expecting it.
Smitty: You don’t tell them you — what?
Stiglitz: Gift, if you give them gift, it’s supposed to be a secret.
Smitty: Yeah… that’s the point, they don’t know what’s in the gift.
Stiglitz: The point is so that it’s a secret to everyone when they die.
Smitty: … NO ONE DIES!