Narratives of Military Choices –

Fascinating way of depicting the complexity and alternate future outcomes of the Afghan conflict –

I’d say enjoy it, but it’s kind of depressing actually –

‘The Afghan Conflict – A Map of Possible ScenariosĀ is the attempt of a summary of the most popular possible scenarios around the afghan conflict, according to a pullout or stay of the Allied troops. And is based on interviews with journalists, politicians and political foundations.’ [via The Afghan Conflict site] –


How to sell a filmmaker –

Four weeks left in school and the job hunt is on

As filmmakers, many of us come from very strange backgrounds and work experiences and it seems frustrating at times to explain how our past jobs/lives were essential in shaping us as the unique storytellers we are.

This is especially true when writing a resume, because somehow this benign document has to do the talking for you and convince a potential employer to call you up for an interview.

That resume needs to somehow be like a strong handshake that is memorable and won’t let go of whoever reads it.

In my past life as an engineer, it was sufficient for me to throw in everything but the kitchen sink on that piece of paper – as long as I had the right education, training and skills I stood a shot at an interview.

But now things are different – I’m a storyteller and my resume is maybe the first impression of the types of stories I can tell.

When we offer a potential employer our CV, it’s like handing them a video trailer of what the job interview with us will be like.

All of that seems obvious, right? Well what about connecting all of our unrelated experiences/jobs/skills into one journey, one path – so an employer understands how your six months backpacking through Tibet and your intermediate-fluency in Latin is somehow related to your application for a job in Marketing?

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