Formlessness Into Form - Part Four| 1hr : 43mins
Director: Chris Henry | Producer: Chris Henry
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: United States
â€œFormlessness Into Formâ€ is a documentary exploring creativity with a focus on flow and dreaming. Through over forty interviews with some of Nashville's, and acoustic music's, most creative minds, a narrative emerges in Part One starting with where the energy comes from, how it feels to work with it, what can be good and bad for flow, what creating with others can be like, the advantages and journey of finding oneâ€™s own voice, how the ego plays into the process, on down to specific advice for folks just beginning to consciously unlock their own creativity.
Part Two explores goals of creativity, the healing aspect of music, creating in front of an audience, working from scratch, the significance of water as a creative symbol, and the connection between dreams and creativity.
Part Three focuses on the dynamics of creative expectations, creating for an audience, the psychic/telepathic connection between creators, the editing process, aboriginal songlines, impacts of technology and urbanization on creativity, parallels with ecology, environmental influences, the balance of art and commerce, birth and death, using secondary or unfamiliar tools, Bill Monroe, and more.
The last part focuses on personal experience in creativity, the value of mistakes, creativity of children, the power of words, cadence, rhythm, H.T. Odum, motivation for beginners, channeling frustration, community, using influences, the unconscious, and much more.