Systematic Change & Peace Journalism & Actvisim

Polly Tikkle Productions: Making The Political Palatable.

My independent filmmaking blog below aims to share my trials and tribulations as an independent filmmaker motivated to increase society's happiness index through fact driven, enagaging video pieces (as well as pay my rent and make some pretty videos too).

June-July 2014 Blog

 

 

 

 

My favorite holdiay shot, from Marfa in Malta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.TECHNICAL FILMMAKING STUFF

From March to May I was a transcribing machine. Hooked in to two computers (listening and watching in one and transcibing in the other) I deligentily transcribed all my archival footage from the Occupy London protest camp of 2011 and 2012 for the long form film I making about it. Then a miracle occurred. Dragon Naturally Speaking launched Version 4 for Macs for $99 and I bought it (there lies the miracle). It is not without fault but it increased my output by about 300%. I correct it as I go along so I am still totally wired in when transcribing. Sometimes the mistakes are funny....

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