Tuesday, February 26, 2008


Jason and I moved out here to Los Angeles to finish up our degree with Emerson. They have a program here where we take classes and have an internship at the same time. So sorry for the delayed update - I guess it was we were relocating our lives to LA!

Just watched the Oscars last night, and one speech stuck out in my mind so much. It was Marketa Irglova's acceptance speech for Achievement in Music (Song) for ONCE, "Falling Slowly". Once is an amazingly beautiful movie that everyone should see, and it is so full of hope. Just like Marketa's speech. An excerpt -

"This is such a big deal, not only for us, but for all other independent musicians and artists that spend most of their time struggling, and this, the fact that we're standing here tonight, the fact that we're able to hold this, it's just to prove no matter how far out your dreams are, it's possible. And, you know, fair play to those who dare to dream and don't give up".

I write about this on our blog because it applies so much to what we are doing here. SO MANY people have helped us along the way, for little or no money and it's because they all believe that this project can go somewhere, whether it gets into film festivals or it touches someone's life. And Jason and I are thankful for that everyday. I hope that we can dare to dream like Marketa did.