INT. STORY OF MY LIFE - CONTINUOUS
I am a creative time-conscious diligent person
with a keen eye for detail and a strong passion
for visual storytelling.
There you go again. At this impulse doesn't
even matter for you to reveal your identity. It's
nourished your veins long enough for it to
deserve a recognition at this climax!
A Screenwriter and aspiring Director.
That's great. It warms my cold dead heart.
Wait! And how did we just get to the climax!
Notion reckons his emotions with disbelief, 'how could passion of such
impact not know he was flourishing a script!' He confidently turns to an halt.
Eyes intensely fixed at him.
How we got to the climax!
He chuckles his head. Then freezes alert.
Oh yes. I remember. It was 1994. 6 years of age then.
How my big brother used to sneak me for late night
movie at our neighbor's house after our parents slept.
I remember. I remember you saying he was the only
one with a TV and a cassette player in the vicinity.
They overwhelmingly CHUCKLE with LAUGHTER.
and how we tirelessly got whipped for sneaking out.
It never even can to his mind that sneaking me wouldn't
avoid our parents knowing.
You ought to thank him though.
Yeah. If only there was a better way, like casting him for
a block buster movie. Because of his sneaking I discovered
my screen writing. And screenwriting I did, and I do, to which
each letter of my writings haunts me to visualize it. Now
there's only piles, and un-wrought impulse to quench my
passion: visualizing my screenplays.
You said quite often. Even went for a directing course to see
it happen. If only this country, or continent had film-making
If only I ever lost you!
I made sure that will never happen.
By being a part of your life everyday. Flowing in
He smiles gently. Notion is surprised.
What, you expected a surprise from me. I
expected that. 'Cause if was not a filmmaker
I don't know what else I would be, perhaps a
That's too graphic. Lets just say you're a
gifted screenwriter/director searching for
a fellow gifted filmmaker to visualize his
dream. No his scripts. No, his dream. Yeah
Name: Charles Mathews
Lives in: Nairobi, Kenya
Company: Visual Storytelling
Occupation: Screenwriter and Director
Unique traits: Screenwriting, camera, editing, directing, adventuring
Documentary by ICRISAT Camera/Editing Show reel for different projects
Kenya Institute of Mass Communication