Week 10 Reflection


Seriously… who knew I might actually be good at creating something in this class?!  Almost as badass as Will Smith taking on some weird zombie dudes.

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Making videos takes a lot of time, but I really love how many options I have and how creative I could get with these assignments.  I am not gonna lie… I kinda really did not like the radio stuff, it was tough for me to figure out and I am so much more of a visual person.  I think it would be cool if we somehow figured out how to do one big class video of our journey to The End….

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Question of the Week

What question would you like to ask the class?

I would like to ask everyone… “Do you think we are going to survive The End?”

Sometimes I feel like we aren’t, or at least I’m not… but then I just keep pushing through and try to stay positive about the inevitable.  I have been so burned out lately… and I think I am starting to catch a cold or something, I am just not feeling great.

Reading Movies I Am Legend Video Essay

Kubrick // One-Point Perspective

The Shining – Zooms

Examples of Editing Techniques (*Jump Cut)

Top 20 Amazing Cinematic Techniques Part 1 (*Long take, steady cam)

I watched the above short videos about filmmaking and I never realized until after how filmmaking techniques really make a huge difference in how we view a movie. While watching the movie version of I Am Legend I used John West’s technique of pausing the movie and thinking about what I saw.  In the scene I chose from I Am Legend, Robert Neville and his dog Sam get caught in the city and a dangerous situation during sundown. After I watched the scene again and again I found some filmmaking techniques from the short videos I watched. Watch the video below to hear more about the scene!



Video Assignment 2058
I really enjoyed doing this video assignment, it gave me time to reflect on some of my most favorite pictures and memories and tell you guys a little bit about my life!

Video Assignment 2031

This is a video collage of all my favorite pictures from my last year at UMW!  I can’t believe I am graduating in just a few short weeks! I will really miss this place and all the memories I have made here, but I am so thankful for the opportunities UMW has given me.

Video Assignment 1981

In this short trailer, I am using our radio show characters from The End Apocalyptic Airwave to give a glimpse into what we dream our journey through The End will look like for all of us.  Starring Sarah Thatcher, Winifred Hart, Carson Gordon, Alex Whitmore, and Joan Williams.