Video Essay – Blog Post

I think the use of language with images is a very powerful tool for filmmakers. The end product from this combination is much more interesting and thought-provoking than it would be with just the use of language or images alone. ┬áImages are a universal language, people from around the world all understand what is being shown. However, the addition of words and language essentially enhances what is being shown by…

October 29, 2019
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Language with Image: Video Essays

I think that combining video with voiceover, text, graphics, and sound effects can make for an overall powerful video essay. In traditional essays, you’re confined to (at the very most) text with some supporting graphics–and sometimes not even those graphics. Tone can become lost, as can the concepts of motion and sound. Not only do video essays offer a more holistic approach to the study of a subject, but they…

October 26, 2019
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