Film – Week 11 – Updating Workflow – Mind Like Water

“‘Be shapeless and formless.. like water’ (Bruce Lee)” by is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

“Have a mind like water.”

― David Allen,  GTD


I relaxed a good bit this week. I got my work done this week in a somewhat timely manner.


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  • Set a timer for 60 minutes in this ‘room’


Screenshot from The Story of Film Trailer on NetworkReleasing YouTube channel
  • Set a timer
  • Spend 75 minutes in this ‘room’
  • Watch the first episode of The Story of Film and take notes in a separate blog post


  1. Create a blog post titled, Story of Film – Episode 1 – Birth of the Cinema
  2. Embed an interesting Creative Commons image from at the top of your post
  3. Create a heading 2 titled Notes 
  4. Watch Mr. Le Duc’s Story of Film Notetaking Video Tutorial (2:00)
  5. Copy and paste the episode’s referenced films as text with links from The Story of Film: An Odyssey at Wikipedia
  6. Cite your source as Wikipedia and link back to The Story of Film: An Odyssey page
    • Example: “The following material is from Wikipedia.”
  7. Take notes as you watch the episode
    • Indent under the film Mark Cousins is referencing
      • Place your notes there
      • These notes will help you on future research projects in high school and possibly in college
  8. Access Episode 1 and begin watching


  • Set a timer
  • Spend 15 minutes in this ‘room’
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