Patriot Guard Riders – Final Project

For my final, I interviewed my father about his role with the Patriot Guard Riders. Originally, he thought it would be best to interview the district captain in southwest Washington. Since I had already done that for the interview project, my dad agreed to be interviewed as well. Some of the footage I acquired in addition to the original footage was from a mission to honor 32 vets who passed…

December 14, 2017
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Final Project

This is my final project, it’s a behind the scenes look at a Portland Winterhawks hockey game.  I thought this topic would be interesting, because while people go to the games, you don’t really know about the people behind the scenes, such as the PA announcer, the game operations/sound guy, and the videographer.  This video, while really fun to make, and be at the games, was extremely frustrating, with the…

December 14, 2017
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Job Profile Assignment

For starters, I just wanted to say that my family was moving amongst the duration of this project. So I had less time than normal to prepare and work on it. Since we moved, I have been out of internet and will be for a few more days. Which also affected the project. I wasn’t able to come to class during the final cut and also wasn’t able to look…

October 20, 2017
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Job Profile

For my Job Profile I featured my friend, Josh McArthur, who is a middle school Health and Fitness teacher. Before filming, I contacted the principal of the school asking permission to film. After receiving permission, I provided Minor Release forms for all of the kids to have signed by their parents. All children in this video returned the release form from their parents granting me permission to film them. My…

October 19, 2017
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Job/Hobby Profile – Air Plants

As some of you may have known from the spatial montage, my mom loves to take care of plants. The calmness and quietness that she gets from working with plants give her so much happiness that she doesn’t just leave it outside. She brings that plants inside as well so they are always around her. Because of that, I want to hear more about these “air plants” that she takes…

October 16, 2017
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Blog #4 – Visual Evidence

One of the hardest things to do within record cinema documentaries/news video is creating a story that gets the main ideas of the director/filmer across to the audience without any different or off-topic ideas coming about. While many types of footage can be captured, “[shots bear] only an ideal relationship to what is shown” and must be”carefully constructed [to become an] analog that has been abstracted from the footage that…

September 27, 2017
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The Interview

March 23, 2014

Interview (A roll)  + Visual Evidence (B roll) Prep/Research: talk to subject without camera, find the story use interview to support, not replace, visual evidence Plan the Story: make an outline of the story: hook, intro, complication, climax, resolution make a shot list for the visual evidence make a list of questions for the interviewee.  remember, no simple yes/no questions Camera Setup: find a good location with decent visuals, good…

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