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The emotional process doesn't interest you. You're interested in cognitive processes.

My fiancée.

Fiction is not exclusively defined by a narrative thread that is cohesive and well-motivated. This is a type of fiction. Fiction is made-up people navigating through a made-up situation. Motivation and cohesion are not inherent to the form. These made-up situations might be dictated by real life, but their made-up-ness (imaginative freedom) is what makes them fiction. I wonder what would happen if what’s made-up does not have to follow a preset logic (dogmatic), but can move freely around the proposed theme or concept, following desire.

Apply a scene-by-scene approach to a film dictated not by narrative but by situation, character, landscape. Not action-consequence, but motion/movement-exploration. In search of an architecture more concerned with possibility rather than effect.

In a Wall Street Journal article, Soderbergh mentions that he edits all his latest films on a Macbook. Then I found a picture on his Twitter from the post-production of High-Flying Bird, which was filmed on an iPhone. The fact he finished a first cut a few hours after wrapping while on a train instils me with hope.

Soderbergh's Macbook source

For [Hong Sang-soo], making a film is not the same as unrolling a narrative thread, but rather organizing “surfaces” or putting “fragments” to use within a given structure. (...) The first question the director asks himself is never “what do I want to say?” but always “what is going to happen?” And the answer is never given in advance, since it will be decided in accordance with a given place.

Romain Lefebvre, Sabzian