Notebook Addict of the Week: Joshua

This week’s addict is Joshua Blevins Peck, a librarian, writer, musician and photographer who has amassed quite a collection of notebooks all devoted to one topic– recording all the movies he watches, over 4000 of them so far! I’d say he’s a movie addict as well as a notebook addict. Here’s what Joshua has to […]

Ingmar Bergman’s Notebook

Found this via a great tip from commenter Johan– Ingmar Bergman’s notebook kept during the filming of Persona in 1965:   Source: Archival object of the day | Ingmar Bergman

1000 Journals Film

Remember the 1000 Journals project? (It was a traveling journal/sketchbook project that started in 2007. It’s still going– according to the website, they now count over 75,000 participating journals, and over 17,000 images uploaded, though the website looks like there have been some spam posts lately, so I”m not sure how actively it’s being maintained.) […]

Henry Jones’ Grail Diary Replica

I don’t even remember how I stumbled across this, but it looks pretty cool, even if you’re not a die-hard Indiana Jones fan: The guy who created this also offers similar products for the Hobbit and other films and TV shows, and can rebind journals in real leather, with an aged look and rubbed corners. […]

French Filmmakers on Notebooks

“I like to have my notebooks with all the crossings out.” This quote was from an article about the French writer-actors Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri. I’ve seen a couple of their films, and recommend them: The Taste of Others and Look at Me. Here’s how they work: Though Jaoui directs their films, the process […]