Ideas for Short Film

Now that the 8mm Silent Short Film is a wrap, it’s time to start brainstorming for the next project; 8-10 minute Short Film with audio, shot on any camera of our choosing, allowing for the use of editing software if desired. As a writer, having dabbled in the art of screen writing, I like to start from a simple concept and build from there. Usually, i have a plethora of ideas, boiling over in my brain, but for this project i am coming up a little short. My crew and i agreed to meet on Wednesday with a handful of ideas each. In order to accomplish this goal, i went in search of inspirational quotes that might lend themselves to my task. So far here are a few quotes, broad and diverse, all pointing in a similar direction.

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” -Lucy Larcom

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.” -Samuel Butler

“Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.” -Sir Thomas Brown

“As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to love it more and more.” -Jules Renard

“Believe that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else.” – Kobi Yamada

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