I am in office waiting for some creatives to get ready for tomorrow morning’s meeting. Meanwhile I hit upon a good article by Ajit Balakrishnan at his Rediff iLand. Although he talks about the return of the “one minute movies”, the post hits upon some rather interesting stuff like:
- Their first screening of films to a paying public happened in 1895, at Paris’s Salon Indien du Grand CafÃ©, and their first film, hold your breath, was of 45 seconds duration. Titled, â€œWorkers Leaving the LumiÃ¨re Factory.â€
- How the term “blockbuster” came about in existence.
- And how we are going to find viewers in new movie watching situations like bus-stops, elevators and maybe even in the loo while you take a leak.
Wow, how cool would this be – sitting on the pot in a public loo you maybe exposed to the latest constipation medicines in the market. 😉