In preparation for its upcoming release of its Priest movie, Sony put a group of aspiring film students at the University of Westminster (London, UK) to the test in a pitch and editing competition. It was very interesting approach, so I thought to relay the events that transpired, provide video clips of the entries, and to give my two cents on the editing choices made.
The field started with forty-one recorded pitch-style interviews and worked its way rapidly down to three finalists: Saba Kia, Josh Sanger, and Moritz Riewoldt.
Walking out of the Trinity Baptist College Library about a month ago, I noticed an article that caught my interest, so I picked up the paper and read through what was some surprising information… In the article, Maria Puente of USA Today notes that the movie industry is
The Bible states in James 1:5, “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and ubpraideth not; and it shall be given him.” After that the requester of wisdom is challenged with the thought that if he takes the step to ask, he better be willing to accept the answer.
So, here I am, facing a decision. Based on how things go, I’ll be able to come back and revise my statements, throw them out, or hopefully (what I am really thinking), I’ll be able to use them again when I come across another big set of choices… I’ve got the option to use the vast wisdom and knowledge I’ve gathered through my years, and potentially mess things up, or
(moved from Facebook, originally posted on June 23, 2009
Let me just say that I have been impacted from my recent trip to Togo, Africa. The culture. The people. The needs. My life. For me, I want to help. No, I don’t feel a compelling to go back on a permanent basis. I’d be willing, though.
I wish that I could share all of my experiences from my trip to Africa, and maybe I’ll do that at some point.
My role in going to Africa was two-fold: