Flash on the Beach phenomenon

The last three days have affected me in ways I’m finding hard to put into words. I can only imagine it might be akin to witnessing first hand Niagra Falls or The Grand Canyon, though neither of those I have been fortunate enough to visit.

Flash on the beach was on fire. Every session was so wildly different to the one before; each speaker offering literally mind altering approaches to creativity and development on the Flash platform.

John Davey’s closing words were something along the lines of:

I hope that you can all soak up the vast amount of talent that has been floating around these theatres over the last three days.

I definitely feel as though I have soaked it up. I already had a deep love for Flash and the community surrounding it, but after seeing all of these amazing people first hand, my appreciation has been elevated to an impossible level that I’m not sure how to describe.

I guess it’s just a deepened feeling of pride; to be part of such an historic creative movement that is the Flash community.

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  • zenbullets
    Posted December 7, 2006 at 5:46 am 0Likes

    [wipes tear from his eye]

    I know what you mean. I’m feeling pretty saturated with enthusiasm at the moment, I’m not really sure what to do with it all.

    A jog followed by a cold shower perhaps.

  • James @ FuturLab
    Posted December 7, 2006 at 5:52 am 0Likes


    run? I’m exhausted. Looking forward to FCB this evening!

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