Although it might sound strange, words are the most important ‘material’ I work with.
I know that many artists (musicians, but also filmmakers) start working on a project by creating sounds or pictures: tons of musicians compose the music of their songs before they even think about the lyrics, and several filmmakers I love make drawings or take pictures to be inspired.
That’s not my case. I start with ideas, concepts and themes, and these come to my mind as words.
When I’m happy about the lyrics of a song that still needs music, its harmony and its melody will reach my ears, naturally. When I’m happy about a dialogue, the pictures of the film will magically appear in front of my eyes.
Sometimes music and pictures come to me as I write.
Today I’m talking about words because I think it’s time for me to do something I haven’t done in a while: writing words which aren’t meant to be sung or spoken.
Wait! That’s the exact same thing I’m doing right now...
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