Note Cards and the Great Unknown:

The making of ... The Crooked Tune, An Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World

Note cards galore, a bad sign of a cluttered mind? Note cards galore, a bad sign of a cluttered mind?

Normally, the note cards are done before editing and I tried that, but the more I got into writing the paper-cut script, the more I actually grabbed footage, the poster board remained folded behind the TV gathering dust. That may have been a problem. As I spent this past year putting together a rough edit or what others might call a rough assembly, I found myself  spelunking the footage trail, allowing it’s narrative natural or not to take me places. Even though I had a script beside me, at time the temptation was too great and I wandered off road. Of course this lead me down horrible dead ends or got me lost, other times I could explore the natural connections that only come from reading a person’s inflection or recalling a conversation picked up by another interview.

I guess what I’m…

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