Plumb Lines

October 17, 2009

Werner Herzog’s Film School

Filed under: Uncategorized — Matthew Schmitz @ 3:54 pm

A few of the subjects covered:

7. …How is space created and understood by an audience? How do you produce and edit a film? How do you create illumination and an ecstasy of truth?

8. Related, but more practical subjects, will be the art of lockpicking. Traveling on foot. The exhilaration of being shot at unsuccessfully. The athletic side of filmmaking. The creation of your own shooting permits. The neutralization of bureaucracy. Guerrilla tactics. Self reliance.

9. Censorship will be enforced. There will be no talk of shamans, of yoga classes, nutritional values, herbal teas, discovering your Boundaries, and Inner Growth.

Sign me up.

(via Kottke)

-Matthew Schmitz

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