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[The Writing Director]: My Relationship with Criticism

“This is probably the gayest clip ever made.” This is what I’m getting myself into. I spotted this constructive feedback on a music video I wrote and directed last month. Having given this a fair amount of thought, I still haven’t quite figured out what the person who posted this was thinking when they wrote … Read more

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