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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Listening to Stories: Moon Graffiti

One of the initial things I noticed about the audio recording “Moon Graffiti” is that there are a lot of radio frequency sounds, an alarm signal, and the voices of the astronauts landing. After the astronauts had died, the audio creators used a deep voice (with no background sound) so …

Experts describe their craft: Storytelling

The first video I watched was Ira Glass’ Series on storytelling. He talked about the creating the story using an anecdote to make it a step-by-step process that captures the listener. By putting it as a step-by-step, suspense is built up. What is interesting about this piece is he highlights …

Weekly Summary 2

I feel that I successfully completed all of the assignments this week. The hardest part was getting used to using GIMP and applying it to the “Are We There Yet” assignment. The daily creates were easy to complete and fun to do. My favorite part was doing the GIF assignments, …

Civil War Photo

  I attempted to edit this photo by turning it black and white and searching through filters on my iphone to give that grungy look. I didn’t have any props to look like a civil war era person but I used a chair to resemble the original picture on this …

First Weekly Summary

Before starting this class, I had already created a website on www.jakobwaterman.org for being a Peer Mentor in the Fall. I am an orientation leader, and we finished up with orientation just this week so I had a late start on beginning my assignments for this class. I created a …