In the wake of social media playing a large part in worldwide coverage of disasters, newspaper hacking scandals and more - we are evolving and we're beginning to get used to joining in the conversation on a massive scale.
Understandably, the glitz and glamour in front of the camera often eclipses the less sexy technical aspects of movie-making, but in the last couple of weeks I have been asked, several times, what exactly it is I do and how I got into it - and my experiences as a (rare) female camerawoman and stereographer.
Though he hasn't directed a film since Inland Empire in 2006, and rumours abound that he has retired from filmmaking entirely, there are more ways than ever now to celebrate enigmatic director David Lynch here in the UK.