the making of...a live homemade music video every week
Sunday, February 22, 2009
An unexpected surprise came from Mike Morritt through YouTube: a cover of Tammy's Instant Video #13 - Sweet is Low and he takes the song in a surprisingly new direction. His choice of song astonished us for sure. As we gathered around the glow of the laptop to watch the video, I told the family: "You know you've made it when...you see a cover of your original song on YouTube!" Sunny spoke up: "You know you've really made it if Weird Al does the cover..." Yes. And having an extraordinary musician like Mike do this... It's definitely a pleasure and an honour.
As for exactly how many hearts in last week's video. The correct answer is 169. Esther V. won the DVD with a guess of 187.
Lester Alfonso is a filmmaker, writer and video artist whose work has
appeared on CBC's ZeD TV, Nickelodeon Asia, Salon.com and TVOntario. Trying to Be
Some Kind of Hero, his award-winning documentary tracing the footsteps
of his missing grandfather, was the official selection for more than a
dozen film festivals across North America.
His newest film, TWELVE, won the National Film Board of Canada's REEL DIVERSITY contest.