Women in the Military

Women in the Military

I thought about it.No doubt a woman can be fierce.But assuming that going into war is a duty, not a privilege, my sense is this: Giving birth is enough done for the survival of our species.I have been in attendance of nine births, one of which was my own son, and it...
What you see

What you see

People go to watch a scary movie that they say kids should not see. Perhaps nobody is truly immune from the effects of violence on screens. When we humans sit down to watch a movie – a section of our mind may be aware that we are now watching a flat image and hearing...
What you see

Interview Techniques

Unless you are working with a professional actor it is – in our experience – better to conduct an interview with someone, rather than having them read from a prepared statement.  Someone who is comfortable and speaks from the heart is vastly more...
Mic Techniques

Mic Techniques

What microphones to use on shoots. Most spokespersons you see on TV wear a lavelier-mic.  You see it in the shot and its OK because it is an accepted part of their image.  (What is odd is that the mic is often pointing down, or sideways – go figure.) But when it...