From my Pearlz Dreaming blog. Includes a link to a video if you visit the post.
When you mentor you are working towards giving someone independence to achieve his or her own dream.
You are not doing for, but inspiring someone to action.
I made the short film above, inspired by Danielle’s dream for a dance drama where she danced both parts.
She wanted to make a film called Shadow Boxer.
I just wanted to show her how far I thought we could go with the footage we had.
She inspired and challenged me by asking me to do things I had never done with film before.
‘Can we do this June?’ she asked.
She knew I was still learning too but she had faith in my ability to learn and adapt.
I learnt what I could about the editing program I had and then taught her what her could, fully expecting her to take it a step further because this was her dream and her…
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