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Below are links to various online videos that are related to Creativity, and Practice Theory Narratology.
(For more on Practice Theory Narratology, see: https://storyality.wordpress.com/practice-theory-narratology/)
TED Talk – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on: Creativity, and flow – the secret to happiness (2004)
Csikszentmihalyi talks about Creativity, and the flow state. (20 mins)
Everything Is A Remix (10 mins)
Great documentary on Creativity – from Documentary.net. http://documentary.net/everything-is-a-remix-part-3-creativity/
And – the whole doco:
See also, my article on how creativity is a result of the evolutionary algorithm. Exactly the same thing as the above video, basically. But – simpler!
Keith Sawyer: The Creative Power of Collaboration (7 mins)
Introduction to Memetics – by Susan Blackmore (3 mins)
A condensed version of Susan Blackmore’s talk on memetics at the February 2008 TED conference.
Richard Dawkins on memetics (1 min)
Nico Baken on Holons and Holarchies (TEDxAmsterdam talk, 8 mins)
Professor Nico Baken talks about holons.
Pierre Bourdieu – an Introduction (by Kari Alexander, 10 mins)
Practice Theory Narratology (https://storyality.wordpress.com/practice-theory-narratology/) combines Bourdieu’s practice theory – with Csikszentmihalyi’s systems model of creativity – and, Narratology – to explain why some movies, novels, songs are more viral than others. This video is an introduction to some of Bourdieu’s theories.
Flemming Funch gives a seminar on The Art of Not Doing. (30 mins)
Richard Feynman on Thinking:
(see from: the 1 min 50 sec mark, on, How: everyone probably conceptualizes, very differently)
Alan Watts: A Game That’s Worth The Candle (5 mins)
(Note: The video starts at the 5 mins mark, as that’s the most relevant section)
Keith Sawyer – On Group Genius
Keith Sawyer explains two of the key ideas in his book Group Genius.
High-RoI Story/Screenplay/Movie and Transmedia Researcher
The above is (mostly) an adapted excerpt, from my doctoral thesis: “Communication, Creativity and Consilience in Cinema”. It is presented here for the benefit of fellow screenwriting, filmmaking and creativity researchers. For more, see https://aftrs.academia.edu/JTVelikovsky
JT Velikovsky is also a produced feature film screenwriter and million-selling transmedia writer-director-producer. He has been a professional story analyst for major film studios, film funding organizations, and for the national writer’s guild. For more see: http://on-writering.blogspot.com/