Monthly Archives: October 2011

Music Composer Danny Elfman Talks About His Long-Time Collaboration With Tim Burton. [Part 1]

Superstar composer Danny Elfman is quite a character, and a rather pleasant one that is, at least when it comes to talk to an audience about his relationship with Tim Burton. That's what he did at the LACMA along with Costume Designer Colleen Atwood and Animator/Art Director/Producer Rick Hein ...

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By mentorless| 2 Comments | Film Scoring and Composers, Films and TV Show
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Compensates Silence With Bigger Prize

We wondered if its was going to happen, and it did, the 5th clue wasn't in North America but in Europe. It wasn't in Sweden though, but in England, and the price was Harriet's Diary.LONDON After having let us waiting for four days, Mouth Taped Shut finally posted a picture containing a sec ...

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By mentorless| 7 Comments | Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Social Media
Best of the Tweets #11 is Out

Sorry I have been silent for the last two days, I could give great reasons but, really, who cares. (I don't) So I'm back with the traditional Best of the Tweets before a new week full of wonderful articles (I already have 5 waiting to be written) and flowers we do hope. And now, without furthe ...

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By mentorless| No Comment | Best of the Tweets, Films and TV Show, Social Media, Writing and Writers
GoPro Releases New Camera: ‘Better, Faster, Stronger’.

GoPro, the brand specialized in manufacturing small HD cameras for extreme sports -or situations- just released their latest product, the HD Hero 2. For $299, $100 more than its older brother HD Hero, the HD Hero 2 offers a number of upgrades that suddenly makes a GoPro camera a very interesti ...

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By mentorless| 2 Comments | Personal Buzz
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: How Clues 5 & 6 Were Found Thanks to Braille and… Nine Inch Nails?

Things are getting out of control and incredibly exciting as clues gets harder to decipher for the lambda mortal (such as myself) and treasure hunters get faster at finding the flowers! And today, not only the puzzled got crazier but The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo also officially went Interna ...

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By mentorless| 29 Comments | Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Social Media
[UPDATED] The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Who Will Break the Code Within the Dates?

After four flowers (well three really, but four in our hearts) it seems that my wish will be granted. From the beginning of the treasure hunt I have been wondering if the dates were helping to find the clues (the answer is no), and if no, what was their purpose? (the answer is: let's find out. ...

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By mentorless| 4 Comments | Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Social Media
[UPDATED] Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Both Clues Found And Grid Updated!

One thing to say, we've learned from the San Diego trauma as both flowers have been found in less than 3 hours.SEATTLE The Seattle one was happily found by Paul Scott who already posted couple of pictures:WASHINGTONI havent' find anything about it so far, besides that e ...

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By mentorless| 7 Comments | Directing and Directors, Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Social Media
Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Clues #3 and #4 Released Simultaneously!

Sometimes in life you need to get obsessed with something lighter than Occupy Wall Street, and in my case it's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo treasure hunt/marketing campaign. I will thus covered the campaign as often and quickly as I can, which should be possible if clues keep being spread s ...

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By mentorless| 15 Comments | Directing and Directors, Films and TV Show, Personal Buzz, Social Media
Director Raises 120k Shooting Mini-Movies Based on Tweets

If you're working on your rewards for your next Kickstarter project, you might want to take a look at Eddy Terstall's own campaign with Dustch Kickstarter equivalent, CineCrowd. Terstall was hoping to raise 20,000 euros for his next short movie and used CineCrowd to raise money over 40 days. B ...

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By mentorless| No Comment | Directing and Directors, Filmmakers Tools, Social Media
Thoughts About Transmedia

'Transmedia storytelling is the technique of telling stories across multiple platforms and formats using current digital technologies.'   Transmedia Storytelling.My first experience with a transmedia project was last January at Sundance and it left me more frustrated and skeptic ...

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By mentorless| No Comment | Personal Buzz