Right now, as I type this, I’m having a conversation with Stu Kennedy, talking about how it feels to be a part of a creative project. We’re doing this as a part of the celebration that we’ve finished ALGORITHM. As of right now, it’s wrapped. He’s brilliant and I can’t imagine someone doing a better job than he’s done as a composer. He’s really excited… mostly about finishing. I don’t think it means I’m a taskmaster. Some people just like finishing projects.
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People are asking me if I feel relieved or excited about ALGORITHM wrapping and the future screenings. I think it comes from feelings like what Stu’s having now. I’ve enjoyed almost every moment of making ALGORITHM. I’m enjoying working out the distribution. It’s a puzzle that gets solved.
And, like the beginning of ALGORITHM, I feel that there’s something else big in my future. It may be the next movie. It may be even bigger projects. I don’t know. So, I’m happy with how ALGORITHM has gone so far. I’ve got reserved excitement for the sales its going to do. But, I’m also thinking about my next project.
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I feel like this post should have more. But, there’s a strange calmness in me now. It’s like, all the hard work I can do, I’ve pretty much done. Now, it’s just a matter of implementing the plans and ideas I’ve already worked out. Either it will work or it won’t. Either people will buy it or they won’t. People can have any kind of reaction they want. I’ve done the best I can. If it fails, it won’t be from lack of effort. I can be proud of that.
But, I’m still extremely hopeful. I still think we’re all gonna get rich from this. By the time you read this, you’ll know the truth of what happened. Maybe I’m a fool. Maybe I’m a dreamer. I don’t know. But, it’s good to dream… to hope. It’s good to have a vocation I love. For me, right now, that’s enough.