Charlie Kaufman On How To Not Be A Zombie Slave

Charlie Kaufman gave this speech on my birthday last year at the BAFTA lectures, but it is a gift to us all. Charlie will inspire you. He inspires me. I wish we could clone him but am also glad he is one of a kind.

http://soundcloud.com/bafta/charlie-kaufman-screenwriting-lecture

Thanks to Neil Fox (@drgonzolives) for tipping me to this.

Marketing 101: Synecdoche

Okay maybe this the long way around, but here's a great inexpensive way to get the word about your film out. First come up with a title that people don't understand, ideally a single word.  Then, make an incredibly unique and heartfelt film illustrating the full meaning of the word.  Finally, approach Dictionary.com to feature the same word as your title.  Genius!

If you are late to this post, check out the word of the day for Wed. Oct 22, 2008.