My Story – Captain America and Last Weekly Summary

I am creating a fictional story for Captain America, my favorite super hero. In the story, the Captain America Civil War has just happened and Captain America is alone. He’s riding his motorcycle down a country road: https://soundcloud.com/user-730363345/captain-america-crashes   When suddenly he crashes into a truck thrown at him and …

Weekly Summary 4

This week we focused on Video Editing / “Reading” Movies. I learned a lot from Roger Ebert’s “How to Read a Movie”. The main points that I got out of it is his technique in pausing and analyzing movies and some of the themes we see in movies. Such as …

“Video Crack”

Process: I downloaded the song “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion and took a movie clip form Youtube with the Deathstar / Planet Destroyer 2.0 (or 3.0? I’m not sure how many they’ve made) destroying one of the planets from the newest Star Wars movie. I put them …

College Snapshot – Orientation

Process: I used Movie Maker to make this video of my Orientation. I got the photos from my IPhone, I moved them into an album and sent them from my Yahoo email to my School Email. I then uploaded all of the photos and took media from a Chillstep Remix …

Look, Listen, Analyze

I chose to do “The Joker Pencil Trick & Mob Scene” for my Look, Listen, Analyze assignment.   Analyze the Camera Work: Everyone started around at once, to the right, as Joker walks in slowly. The camera shows the entire table staring up at the joker. The camera switches between …

How to read a movie

I read through Roger Ebert’s article on “How to Read a Movie”, his techniques on how to do it do seem practical and basic. His methods are a bit slow and seems to require an audience, to get a strong grasp of all the details in the movie you are …

Week 3 Summary

http://ds106jake.jakobwaterman.org/blog/uncategorized/experts-describe-their-craft-storytelling/ Summary: Ira Glass explains the importance of anecdotes and endings by providing suspense through a descriptive step-by-step process. Jad Abumrad explains the empathy involved in audio storytelling, to create a story you must have a reader(or audio voice) and listener to complete it. The listener imagines what the reader …

Imagine Dragons Mash Up

https://soundcloud.com/user-730363345/stuff I did a mash up using ¬†Audacity to create a mash of Imagine Dragons – Redioactive and Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know? for my #3 Assignment for Audio Media. I took the two songs and imported them into the Audacity file and tore the original songs apart …

Mix of XO-Loc Mashup

https://soundcloud.com/user-730363345/idk I made a combination of two songs Location and Xo Tour Life, to show the different in beat and vocals. In Xo its a faster pace, with less sentimental lyrics but in Location it’s a slow beat and more emotional lyrics. Both these songs are at the top of …

Sound Effects Story

Using the audacity program, I took some sounds from the free sound cloud, taking small bits and putting it into a story without using words. I used one word throughout it though, “Taxi!” because I thought it was the best way to show that the person had traveled into the …