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Letters of Introduction: Film Credits and Cityscapes

Will Straw

Published: 2009-10-30

Dr. Straw discusses the role of film credits in establishing intermedial relationships between cinema and text, and questions the extent to which credits contribute to the aesthetic dimensions of a film.

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.