1. @gonedigital_LKDS106

    Reading Movies (Week 10 Summary)

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    It’s Video Week!

    Video Essay

    This assignment tasked us to take a scene from a movie and analyze it stylistically, not by the plot. Our readings this week posed questions about why movie/video makers choose to shoot scenes the way they do. What effects do these choices create? What elements …

  2. @ken28410163

    Video Analysis Scene

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    For my video analysis I chose to analyze a scene from the Black Panther. The scene doesn’t match the length of my analysis but you will be able to make sense of everything in the video. I chose the scene where the Black Panther, Okoye, and Shuri where at a …

  3. @TurnerM000

    Video Essay

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    This assignment’s description was to: For this assignment you need to select several scenes from your favorite film (or one of your favorites), and edit them together and comment on some of the filmic elements of the scenes? Why do you like these scenes? What strikes you about them? What …

  4. @imatutu_

    Video Essay

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    This week’s emphasis on video is right up my alley. I think video editing and video in general is a fantastic way for telling a story, and only one scene in a movie popped into my mind when I read we had to create a video essay on editing and …

  5. @OliviaM44107328

    The Ring Voiceover

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    For this assignment, I used this weeks readings and videos and analyzed the scene like a video essay. I picked a scene from the movie The Ring, where Samara comes out of the TV to kill Noah. I screen recorded the scene from Youtube and put it into IMovie and …

  6. @MaddySlunt

    Video Essay

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    I chose to do a trailer instead of one particular movie scene, however, I really loved the trailer and DC movies have improved so muhc over the years I am really excited to see this movie. The thought and editting that goes into these trailers are possibly even more important …

  7. @AndrewWaite17

    A Lion’s Sad Death

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    I chose to do my video essay on a scene from The Lion King.

    I am going to be honest, this is difficult for me. It is hard for me to analyze something which I am not familiar with, which, is film-making techniques. That added to the enjoyment of this …

  8. @MoB4884

    Video Essay

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    This was actually super challenging for me since I tend to use “um” a lot when talking, especially giving presentations or something along those lines. I found myself having to record this a few times to get it close to the way I wanted it to sound, and even then …

  9. @RMdigitally

    Video Essay: The Notebook

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    As an English major, I’m used to looking at novels and poetry to find hidden or different meanings, but I don’t think I’ve ever approached film in that way. I was really interested in our readings/videos for this week because they introduced me to this process of treating film and …

  10. @trippthrumylife

    Cailyn Tripp’s Day Off

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    Here is my video essay on Ferris Bueller’s Day Off! I used iMovie to pick apart all of the editing/camera decisions. I love editing videos in general and I’ve always been one to “read” movies. So when it came to this assignment, I was excited to get to pick apart …

  11. @Rachel91499872

    Video Essay: Anne of Green Gables

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    This was a particular hard assignment for me to complete. I enjoyed reading the material to learn about video production, but it was hard for me to implement the learned skills on a movie.

    To begin this assignment, I spent a lot of time setting up the video program to …

  12. @actuallyjonathanpulido

    Video Essay: CRA Wedding Scene

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    If you have been keeping up with my blogs since the beginning of this class, you would know that my favorite movie of all time is Crazy Rich Asians. So, for that reason I am doing my video essay on the best scene in that movie, the wedding scene. For …

  13. @jclark22umw

    A Look at Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

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    For my film review, I chose to analyze a scene from Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. This movie follows Anakin Skywalkers turn to the dark side. The change in lighting and color palette throughout the course of the movie helps capture the twisted mood the film makers were trying …

  14. @madelinek106

    “As you wish.” : Princess Bride Video Essay

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    For my video essay I thought alot about what movies would be good candidates to analysize. I decided to look at “The Princess Bride” because the editing is great and highlights the satirical nature of the film. Making the video essay was more work than I thought it was going …

  15. @Conner44769274

    Inside Llewyn Davis Cafe Scene Analysis

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    For this assignment we are tasked with analyzing a scene from a movie and describing how the editing used was successful. I decided to use a scene from the Coen Brother’s movie Inside Llewyn Davis. The Coen Brother’s video I reference can be found here.

    Here is my final …

  16. @missgoofyxx

    Vincent and the Doctor Video Essay

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    For this assignment I wanted to work with an iconic Doctor
    Who scene I knew I would be able to find online.

    This assignment started out simple. I downloaded the 4k Video Downloader and obtained the file for the video I wanted to use. I watched it and wrote a …

  17. @Maeve_ds106

    Every Frames a Painting Star Wars!

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    I knew film editing was not joke, but man! I have no clue how much work goes into each frame and the amount of attention to detail. For my analysis I chose the “I am Your Father” scene from Star Wars. I chose it because 1. it’s the 80’s 2. …

  18. @radicalaurenn

    Video Essay

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    Unfortantely I had some technical difficulties, my computer spazzed out and my assignment got deleted and then my microphone would not work… So this is the best I could do sadly.

    I chose to use the baptism scene from the movie the Godfather and I have the scene without sound …

  19. @HidalgoUmwd

    Pretty In Pink Critique

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    Just Kidding, Pretty In Pink Is Too Perfect to Critique!

    I do an analysis instead:

    For this assignment, I had decided to rewatch Pretty in Pink as my 80s movie, since I can’t seem to get enough of this movie whilst being stuck at home (and 10 things I hate …

  20. @1215007705141780482

    The Witcher Scene

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    The scene I chose for my video essay was the Genralt and Renfri fight scene from the Netflix series, the Witcher. I definitely had to rewatch the scene several times so I could see the film-making technique being used. The technique I chose was the camera and its movements. The …

  21. @lgperez19

    Video Essay – Death Vader Death Scene

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    This week we learned how great or not so great a film can turn out based on final editing. The concept of editing and film making that stood to me the most is timing. I learned that to cutting away to soon maybe not give you the full concept of …

  22. @ymartine4

    Video Essay

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    The film I decided to analyze was “The Goonies”. This was one of the few films I could find free online that was from the 80’s and that I was familiar with, as I would know what scenes would be good to look at. I know that it was recommended …

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