Might the Conflict Series have been a Forerunner to the Soul of America

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Films, Soul of America

It was pointed out by more than one viewer that the new SOUL OF AMERICA Project had a forerunner. Or so they said – the Klamath Human Conflict Series I made a few years ago. In some sense, those viewers may have a point. Here is the trailer for that Series. It should give you a sense of the tone of voice …

How to Embed a Soul Biography on Your Social Media

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Films, News

For those who feel brave enough to want to post a Soul Biography Film on their social media accounts and have it play directly there (FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc). Here are the simple instructions … Simply find the film on my VIMEO Account and take the film specific URL then paste that into your post, and Hey Presto the player embeds in the post. Feel free to introduce with your own words.

A Kinder America

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Films, Soul of America
A Kinder America

In the search for the Soul of America I know the voice that will point us there has a very particular tone. Such tone comes from a place beyond the opinion of right and wrong. From presence without need to convince.

Michael spoke with such a tone. This fragment is a piece in an extraordinary puzzle …

Washington DC Soul Biographies Method Day

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Events, Films, News
Washington DC Soul Biographies Method Day

Finally details are up for this immersive Soul Biographies Method Day. Built around the practical experience of live filming in the Soul Biographies Method. See the short audio film …

Presence Before the Story

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Audio, Behind the Film, Films, Soul Biographies Method

The words that people say are pretty much insignificant when set next to how they are. This is important to understand if one is to catch the ‘stories’ of this human race. An AUDIO FILM …

Fools in the Dim Light

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Films, Poetry

We are fools.

Scrambling in
the dim light
of the surface.

Rearranging
circumstance
blindly.

In the hope that
we’ll find the
answer …

NB : there is a film attached for all fools.

Leadership and the Art of Listening

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Films, Soul Biographies Method
Leadership and the Art of Listening

‘I knew I was in the presence of the finest leader I would ever know. What I don’t know is how he knew to do that.’ A short film about leadership and the art of listening …

New ‘Conflict Series’ Film Just Out

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Films, News
New ‘Conflict Series’ Film Just Out

‘… if we were to lose these few things that we have left I think it would be a blow that we may not be able to recover from. Maybe the tribes would just blow away to the four directions.’

A brand new film from the Klamath Conflict Series is just out …

What Does the Future Want From Us

Posted by on Mar 6, 2016 in Films, News

A two minute film wondering about the future of education.

What does the future want from us?

Dear Charlie

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Films, Images, News
Dear Charlie

Dear Charlie, I am to make your Film …

He Died. We Never Filmed.

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Films, Products

A while ago I received a note from someone within an Organization I’d once been speaking to about making a Portrait Film of their Founder. Not for any commercial sake, but to catch the spirit of the intention of it all.

He died. We never filmed. And that someone let me know that it remains a great regret.

A Film On Wealth

Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Films
A Film On Wealth

I imagine this film portrait to point through the experience of such tragedy to the whereabouts of true wealth …

Leaders and the Responsibility of Inner Condition

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Films, Organizations, Soul of Business, Words
Leaders and the Responsibility of Inner Condition

Might the inner condition of a leader show up in those around them?

A three minute contemplative film in black and white.

Gratitude inside 3 Minutes

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Films

‘Gratitude in so many ways is so dramatically missing in the world today. Without gratitude nothing is enough.’

A 3 minute film …

The Smile That Fell Off

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Films, Poetry

How could anyone hope to see her?

Through the brilliant white teeth of a smile that unwillingly joined her two ears …

The Very Experience of Compassionate Care

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Films
The Very Experience of Compassionate Care

Birgitte was concerned about her ability to express herself fully in the English language. Ironically she might well have articulated the very experience of compassionate care. A 5 minute human portrait …

The First Sight of Conflict

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Films, News
The First Sight of Conflict

The first sight of film from the new Portrait Series looking into the depths of a very Human Conflict …

Three Days on the Edge of Life and Death

Posted by on Nov 7, 2015 in Films
Three Days on the Edge of Life and Death

A few years ago I spent three days on the Edge of Life and Death.

The result was somewhere far beyond deep …

Mother to a Son with Paranoid Schizophrenia

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Audio, Films, Guitar, News
Mother to a Son with Paranoid Schizophrenia

I’ve just completed another Film Portrait for the Schizophrenia Series. Janet is the subject. The Mother to a Paranoid Schizophrenic. It is quite possible that her experience will haunt you. Particularly if you have children. In the meantime this is the guitar track I recorded for the experience. With appropriate space …

Made Whilst Spinning in the Depths of a Dream and Drinking Strong Coffee

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Films
Made Whilst Spinning in the Depths of a Dream and Drinking Strong Coffee

Doña Chona seems tired but she isn’t frightened. And by frightened I mean the frightened you see deep in the eyes of most human beings. A frightened that hides itself well. A frightened that quietly shouts its assumption of isolation, and of loneliness …

Film Subjects + Courage

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Behind the Film, Films

I imagine that to sit in front of my camera requires more than an ounce of courage. A one minute film …

A Live Experiment in Film

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Behind the Film, Events, Films, Interviews
A Live Experiment in Film

What I have included here is unusual. An experiment if you like. I dare you to pay extremely close attention. You will need to. It is intricate, a meditation of sorts. It points to much, including the space in which films are made …

On Justifying a Leadership Program

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Films, Organizations, Soul of Business

A short and understanding observation for those responsible for running Leadership Programs inside Organizations. Alongside a three minute film …

Seth Godin’s Curiosity in the Collection

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Films, Words
Seth Godin’s Curiosity in the Collection

‘… a fundamentalist is a person who considers whether a fact is acceptable to their faith before they explore it.’ A four minute film on the nature of curiosity starring the ever curious Seth Godin.

The Rider or the Horse

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Films
The Rider or the Horse

Might an entrepreneur simply be defined as someone who takes responsibility for outcomes?
A new film on possibility of entrepreneurship and purpose.