I officially have a Master’s degree in Screenwriting. And I got a distinction which I didn’t actually expect (pretty much the same as graduating with honors).
The graduation ceremony wasn’t terribly different than my undergrad degree. The most amusing thing was what I’ve decided to call “The Scepter of Knowledge” that paraded in the front of the academic procession.
You can kind of see it in this picture of me receiving my “parchment”. It’s resting on a stand on the table just left of me.
Other than that, the Chancellor of the university, Tim Waterstone, gave this fantastic, surprising speech. He iterated over and over: we are all unique. There is no one, never was anyone, never will be anyone, with our capacities and talents on the earth, so we must do what we are meant to do here. He said this was not a university for the…
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