Yes. You will love it.
Can you do it yourself? Yes, but it’s complicated. You have to read all the academic books. So we will tell them you can.
How long does a course in film get you? Two years. There’s just so much going on and there’s no way to keep track of it all.
What has your education taught you about film? For starters, a degree means you can be a student. You get to go to the best class you can possibly find for what you’d like to do. Then, there’s an enormous opportunity to put your career first. That’s all you need.
How long after that can you get a job? You need to be doing research in the field you want to enter, and that takes at least a year.
When are you ready to take up a job? You are more prepared when you have got experience. That’s what they call “training wheels.”
Why film? For two reasons. First, you get to see how the human being works. I think there’s more human in the human being than you see. Second, there’s a human story, which you really feel the drama of. You can’t see it, but the human being will tell you a story of how it is going to be.
Do you watch acting before taking that part? No. You learn more from reading newspapers or from books — and there’s just too much going on and you have to be very selective.
How many hours a day do you sleep? I do. I’ve got to be in shape.
There’s been a major surge in interest in the work of William Patey, the famed forensic scientist. Patey has spent the last 40 years studying death crimes and making some of the weirdest and most fascinating predictions with his method called “the Patey-Watson Method”—an approach that is still used in investigations and prosecutions, though his methods are now mostly lost to time. Patey’s work was inspired by John Henry Watson, who was the first to use the approach to scientifically calculate the age of corpses, and who claimed his methods were more effective than even Watson’s own methods.
This week, Patey released a new book in which he explores why the approach so works—and what the consequences are for people like Charles Stewart, accused of killing 15-year-old John Stenhouse, Jr., in 1991
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