From: Ken Bawcom (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Dec 18 2007 - 18:15:23 PST
I don't think a filmmaker need be "self-absorbed or clueless" to write
a description that may seem "opaque" for identification purposes. A
subjective description of what one is doing with the work is perfectly
reasonable, especially for experimental work. But, for identification
purposes, one would need a very objective description, techniques,
palette, identifiable subjects, etc., to be certain. Unless an
objective description is specifically requested, a subjective one is
not out of line.
Quoting Chuck Kleinhans <email suppressed>:
> A glance at the film descriptions that filmmakers choose to provide
> on the Canyon and Filmmakers Coop catalogue pages shows a very wide
> range, including ones that are totally opaque...which seems like one
> of the quirks, privileges, eccentricities, self-absorbed or clueless
> aspects of the "creative personality" who made the work.
> CHUCK KLEINHANS
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