Professor Matthew Soar at Concordia University in Montréal, as a contribution to the Open Source Cinema Project, teamed with his students and spent what he describes as “three very intensive weeks rotoscoping a concert video” of Girl Talk. They were, he says, inspired by Bob Sabiston’s digital rotoscoping (Snack and Drink, Waking Life, A Scanner Darkly), and by Christine Harold’s OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture, a textbook used for his communications course.
Playing for Change joins music artists around the world to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through song. It was directed by Mark Johnson, who used the same collaboration technology to create our original Born Again American video.
Whether you’re a filmmaker, writer, academic, politician or business leader, we could all be more effective when we bone up on our storytelling skills. Do you know how to tell a good story? Here’s a tip from the “Don” (Draper aka “Mad Men”) himself.