Anime North 2017 Compilation

Click Here To See The Compilation, edited by yours truly.

“I’ve lost myself in make-believe
I don’t wanna go, I don’t want to go, make me
Over and over I’ve deceived
I don’t wanna go, I don’t want to go
You want the form? I can’t conform
Cause I can’t take anymore of your tainted bliss cause
I’ve lost myself in make-believe
You can’t break me”

~Set It Off: Freak Show

One of my favourite songs, used to edit together clips filmed by myself and my best friend Zoey Polhill last year at the Anime North convention. We met many fantastic, inspiring people that shared our love of all things nerdy as we wandered the convention dressed as Adrien Agreste and Marinette Dupain-Cheng. This particular video is one of my personal favourites that I’ve done in 4 years of film classes, and as such I’ve decided to share it.

I have endless love and admiration for the cosplay community, and look forward to taking part in it more and more as time goes on.

Hope or Lies

An old philosophy assignment of mine, noting the differences between hope and lies.

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I would like to pose a question: Do you believe in hope?

I’ve seen and heard a lot of different answers, some choosing stoicism, others choosing to hold on to hope.

But what’s interesting is how distorted this idea of hope has become.

Or rather, we have begun to confuse a spark of hope within us for a lie that we are fed.

So I ask you: What separates hope from a lie?

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