It always amazes me how people who come into power suddenly know what is better for me than I do. My quote for the day “A censor is someone who gets to watch pornography all day but does not get corrupted, even though he’s certain that you would.” Do not let your right to decide quietly disappear. Continue reading Oh the humanity of it all!
Peering back into the archive from dating over the decades, it’s amazing how much I have changed. When I was young (and I will use the Star Wars metaphor here) I wanted Princess Leia, would have settled for Han Solo, but ended up with Chewbacca. Then I made the jump to the gay equivalent of light speed . Now, I love me some Wookie, often … Continue reading #StarWars – a true story
In revealing who I was to myself, there was no place, or reason, to hide. Even now it is so powerful because in some weird inverse law the moment I firmly grasped the truth of it, I simply let it go. Continue reading Come closer, I have something to tell you.
Rather than seeing us losing our reality to virtual worlds, we are given the mindfulness of a guru or yogi to see clearly that all forms of reality are just a form of story. Continue reading Being mindful of an Immersive Life.
If you are wondering how Brexit happened, how Trump is happening, or any of the other bewilderingly hateful, rampantly ignorant ideologies that are swarming through the hearts and minds of whole nations on the planet. Well, we need to ask which wolf we’ve been feeding. Continue reading The Media; feeding your inner wolf
We in the media are so used to “selling” our brands – be they ideas, people, products or news – that we are poisoning the very font we want our audience to drink from. Continue reading Marketing & Spin – Mind the Gap
Let me challenge YOU to start telling a different story. A story that is also true, but in the very telling, shapes a wholly different world to look forward to. Continue reading Towards a creative singularity
Have you recently looked up from your phone and had the dumb? It has become essential that we manage our attention when it comes to our digital drug of choice. Continue reading The Internet ate my brain.
When human beings struggle to hold opposing beliefs, there are often some impressive leaps of logic required to turn obvious harm into an act of good. But, people do it everyday. In fact, some of those people might be you and me. Immersive Media and digital avatars might hold some clues for ways to interrogate our belief systems. Continue reading Avatars and our exploration of Evil.
Meet the thinkers & scientists behind the Immersive Media movement Continue reading The science behind Immersive Media’s magic
Ask yourself why the gaming industry is twice the size of the Hollywood machine? People want to be the lead characters in the media they consume, and by placing them in the driving lane, giving them their 15 minutes (and oh so much more!) there is a generation who expect to be the Idol, not just watch! Continue reading Are you ready for Immersion?
So you are going into, or are already in, the business of making TV. Basically, in drug terms, you just swallowed the whole bottle. This then, is the neatly folded, small-print ribbon of paper that dropped out when you opened your TV medication. This is what you didn’t read, you just let it twirl to the ground and lie there. You probably looked at it … Continue reading SIDE FX. Some guidelines to a career in TV production.