Pause for gasps, applause, or the unwarranted "Oh...that's...neat" response.
Raise your hand if you love what you do for a living,
Now raise your hand if you love what you do for a living, but the people who matter to you can't comprehend why or what it is you do.
I have become too familiar with the last reaction that I decided to turn to filmmaking to make sense of what I do for the confused masses.
No, I don't just hold a camera and shoot whatever I see.
No, I don't piece things together at the last moment and call it a film.
No, I don't become a tyrannical cyclops to get the 'perfect shot'.
Yes, I do have an ego, but no, I don't stamp it to my forehead.
And no, this is not what I do.
I am a filmmaker. What did you think I did?