King Faisal on Palestine

I thought I’d just keep this here as a reminder…The late King Faisal of Saudi Arabia said, and I quote:Teach your children that Palestine is occupiedand that the Aqsa Mosque is imprisonedand the Zionist entity is an enemyand resistance is an honourand there is no country called IsraelKing Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud…

Exposing America

The Atlantic has a leading story for its upcoming September 2020 edition in which an article about the failures of the United States that culminated in its current disastrous response to the Coronavirus. The article entitled “How the Pandemic Defeated America” by Ed Yong exposes the deep failure a lot of which emanate from a failed and floundering president who epitomises the worst traits of leadership. In the article, Ed Yong explains:the COVID‑19 debacle has …

Vertical Cinema – via Apple

For some time I maintained that it doesn’t matter whether your video’s orientation is horizontal or vertical and I’ve had some heated discussions with some of my filmmaking friends that vertical films are sacrilegious. Films, in their book must be maintained at the horizontal aspect as that’s how we humans tend to view things with the orientation of our two eyes.That’s not completely true of course as our field of vision is almost a complete …

New Nike Ad is a lesson in seamless and gorgeous editing

Did you get goosebumps?Watch it again.Even more goosebumps, right? This is what a real piece of art does. I love the seamless integration of these shots. What’s even more brilliant about them is the fact that they are all archive footage. Nike’s team didn’t go out and shoot them specifically, though their team did watch and research some 4,000 clips to get the to the final selection of 72 that they compiled into this …

Innovative Banking Communications

Banks aren’t looked at to be innovative. Their traditional persona is that of an old, stable, go-to place to store your money. Safely. And get to your money at any time you like. Yes, this digital age requires change in the way that traditional banking is done and many if not all banks by now have some sort of a smartphone applications for their customers to interact with their money.Very few banks have taken a …