1. kpyrtle

    Bye Bye DS106.

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    Final Project:

    I used Mean Girls as my main theme for my project because bullying has been in the media EVERYWHERE lately. Basically, the girls bully everyone. One girl gets fed up and buys magical earrings that will make karma catch up to the bullies. Originally, I was only going …

  2. kpyrtle

    All You’ll Ever be is MEAN.

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    So there is this group of girls at my school, they call themselves “The Plastics,” who on earth wants to be referred to as plastic? Anyways, they are incredibly mean to everyone and usually they don’t even have a reason to be. They are even mean to each …

  3. kpyrtle

    What Mean Girls Do Best…

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    This is “Supercut It,” it is video assignment 608 and worth 5 stars! The assignment reads,

    “Create a supercut montage of overused dialogue, themes, motifs, filmmaking techniques, etc. for a particular character, tv show, film, and/or public figure. A supercut is a “fast-paced montage of short video clips …

  4. kpyrtle

    Dear Future DS106ers,

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    I made this BEAUTIFUL collage of Keep Calm posters just for you! All semester I procrastinated, each week I told myself “This week I will start monday” but as Monday rolled around, I never did! So please, START ASAP. (If ASAP to you is SUNDAY, just don’t bother). And when …

  5. kpyrtle

    Where are the Mean Girls Today?

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    This is an assignment that I created called Where are They Now? it is Video Assignment 797 and it is worth 3 stars.  The assignment reads:

    “Don’t you hate how some movies just leave you hanging!! Do you ever wonder what happens to the characters next? Well this is your …

  6. kpyrtle

    I Created Daily Creates!

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    I created 2 Daily Creates for the never empty Daily Create jar!

    First, a photography assignment! What is the ONE thing you must have in your life each day no matter what??

     

     

    And then, what is your favorite movie scene?? I know you know the words enough to …

  7. kpyrtle

    PSA!

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    Hi guys!

    After our video week, I decided that it would be really cool if there was a video assignment that entailed making your own Public service announcement! I created one for my “Hitchcut” assignment about teen pregnancy and thought it would be fun for others to do …

  8. kpyrtle

    Weeks 13 & 14 called for Canteens of Caffeine.

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    Remix This!

    Remix References

    First I watched Everything is a Remix (Part 1). this video was very interesting to me because I have never noticed how common remixes are in everyday life. This video showed that in the entertainment industry especially, almost everything is a remix. I never considered knock …

  9. kpyrtle

    Recycle the media

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    This is mashup assignment 746, “Recycle the Media” is it worth 3 stars. The assignment read:

    “During the Fall 2012 iteration of ds106 taught at UMW, we collected media from students that was unused in their previous work uploaded to http://dropitto.me/ds106phonar (the password was “photos4life” newly added media might take…
  10. kpyrtle

    Remix This!

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    Remix References

    First I watched Everything is a Remix (Part 1). this video was very interesting to me because I have never noticed how common remixes are in everyday life. This video showed that in the entertainment industry especially, almost everything is a remix. I never considered knock offs and …

  11. kpyrtle

    Whoa! ALREADY?!!?

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    Wow I cannot believe we are already planning out our FINAL PROJECTS, where on earth did this semester go??!!

    I want to frame my project around the movie “Mean Girls” because it is a movie many have seen and can relate to. I have seen it a …

  12. kpyrtle

    When life gives you a banana…

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    This is video assignment 598, it is called “5 seconds of fame.” It is worth 2 stars. The description was:

    “Make a five second film. Try to keep it funny! This assignment was inspired by 5secondfilms.com. I suggest you draw from your own life experiences of strange but …

  13. kpyrtle

    Stuff Sheldon Says…

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    This is 5 star, video assignment 608, Supercut It. The instructions were:

    “Create a supercut montage of overused dialogue, themes, motifs, filmmaking techniques, etc. for a particular character, tv show, film, and/or public figure. A supercut is a “fast-paced montage of short video clips that obsessively isolates a …

  14. kpyrtle

    Just another Manic Monday…

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    This is video assignment 467, Song Visualization. It is worth 2 stars.

    “Pick a song (or a minute from a song) and create a video that displays a picture representing the lyrics. Feel free to make it silly or stick with the theme of the song.”

    I chose this …

  15. kpyrtle

    Week Ten Has Been…

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    Video Tools:

    Right now I have MPEG Streamclip and Windows Movie Maker on my computer. I have very very very little experience with MPEG Streamclip (trimming videos clips only) and no experience using Windows movie maker. (I did open my Windows Movie Maker for the first time this week, it …

  16. kpyrtle

    Look, Listen, and Analyze the JOKER.

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    Our assignment was:

    You will now review the clip three times.

    Before watching the first time, slide the volume on the clip (or on your computer) all the way down. Take notes on the visual aspects of the clip. Look for camera angles, cuts, how many times the camera…
  17. kpyrtle

    Week 9 Went FINE.

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    REVIEWS:

    The Despicables

    Quality of audio sound -e.g. is the volume appropriate? are the levels even? Is the sound clear, and free of noises not needed (e.g. mouse clicks, background)

    Some the the volume levels were off. I noticed that it kept getting louder and softer. Most of the sound …

  18. kpyrtle

    On the Road with the Despicables!

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    The Despicables

    Quality of audio sound -e.g. is the volume appropriate? are the levels even? Is the sound clear, and free of noises not needed (e.g. mouse clicks, background)

    Some the the volume levels were off. I noticed that it kept getting louder and softer. Most of the sound was …

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