The world of film is a jungle of ideas. A thousand fluffy seeds blown by the wind off the top of a giant Kankan tree. Only a few travel far enough to land on fertile soil to grow and realize their potential.
Film is also a curious amalgam of creativity, business and technology.
The elusive nature of this medium is perhaps best expressed by William Goldman’s famous statement: “Nobody knows anything”
To persevere as a writer or filmmaker, one cannot expect instant gratification. A filmmaker needs the stamina of a long distance runner, but then with that extra ability to intermittently explode into 100 m bursts to capture that unexpected kinetic magic on celluloid or paper.
Besides commissioned film production, translation services and writing mercenary work, Shadowsnake is selectively developing a few personal feature projects independently over the next couple of years.