Rendezvous Québec Cinéma

Rendezvous Québec Cinéma

Turns out that the poster does look like that and Femmes des Casernes will premiere at this year’s Rendezvous in official competition and one of only two documentary films included in a prestigious tapis bleu screening on Thursday, March 5 at 18:00 at Cineplex...
Femmes des Casernes

Femmes des Casernes

The program of this year’s Rendez-vous will not be announced until February 11, 2020, so nobody knows if Shootfilms’ latest film Femmes des Casernes/Firewomen, Written & Directed by Louise Leroux Written & Produced by Rick Blackburn will be...
The Principle of Novelty

The Principle of Novelty

The term creativity was invented by Alfred North Whitehead on page 21 of Process and Reality in 1929. Recently I came across this schematic description of Whitehead’s accompanying concept of the creative advance that he defined as “the application of this...
Feeling in 8 seconds flat

Feeling in 8 seconds flat

The New York Times reports that Microsoft surveyed Canadian media consumers and found that the average attention span of Canadians over the age of 18 is now 8 seconds, down from 12 seconds in 2000. It is quick to point out that the average attention span of a goldfish...
Henry and the Creativity of Mould Juice

Henry and the Creativity of Mould Juice

“In order to develop theory you must get under the data… …Cherish anomalies. If you can explain them, that’s when you might have something really big.” Dr. Henry Mintzberg, Thursday, February 28, 2013, McGill University Faculty Club I think I called him...