1. awassenb

    Signing Words


    For one of my first video assignments for Weeks 10 & 11, I completed Signing Words for 4.5 stars.

    {This assignment requires you to take a video of yourself or someone else and finger spell a word or a phrase in Sign Language alphabet and let others guess what you …

  2. sking2

    Clocks (By Coldplay; A Split Screen Adventure)


    Oh boy. Okay. This has been the worst one yet.


    So I did the video part easy peasy. I set up in my room and just sang.(I decided I’d sing this song when I was driving home the other day and was singing the harmony haha).


    Then I …

  3. flear

    Extremely Simple Timelapsed Makeup


    When I was younger, I used to shun all those girls who wore makeup. Especially if they wore it every day. “If they manage to spend so much time on their makeup everyday, I can’t help but think about how poor their grades are” and “I’m not like other girls; …

  4. kstanbro

    Special Person Montage


    The assignment, worth 5 stars, was to make a video of someone who is special to you doing things that you like about them. I made a montage of my roommate, Rachel. I chose her

    1. Because I have more videos of her than anyone else

    2.  Your bond …

  5. jbrooks5

    Do This Every Day


    For the Signing Words assignment, we had to make a video of ourselves creating a word in sign language.  This is what I made:

    We’re supposed to let the viewer guess the word we make.  I chose a word that’s a very important thing to do every day, every hour, …

  6. jbrooks5

    How To (Poorly) Play Guitar


    For the 30 Second Documentary assignment, we had to make a 30 second video without commentary as a documentary of sorts.  One of the suggestions on the assignment is showing what it’s like to do something you haven’t done before, and another is to show something you are terrible at.…

  7. arunk

    Looking Back: Week Ten


    So I’ve decided, at least for this week, to return to doing my weekly summary bit by bit each day instead of all at once on Sunday. I’m hoping this will help me get back into the habit of creating summaries that are a bit more substantial than just hyperlinking …

  8. calebsnow14

    Weekly Summary 10


    Week’s Over. It’s late so I’m going to keep this summary a little bit shorter than usual. It was also a fairly short week in terms of how much total work there was, although each individual assignment took longer than usual.

    First we looked at Rodger Ebert’s piece on “reading …

  9. jamesb

    Weekly Summary 10


    This weekly focused on Video, which I actually enjoyed because I got to showcase myself a little more which is ALWAYS a fun thing to do. I learned a lot about film making and what goes into it, things like zooms and camera angles that I never even thought about …

  10. calebsnow14

    Lip Sync Assignment


    The Original Assignment

    I chose this assignment because I will take any excuse to listen to more music! I love the band “Haken” and I listen to all of their songs all of the time. They make concept albums which are one long story themselves so I thought they would …

  11. jamesb

    Reading Movies


    Roger Ebert’s “How to Read a Movie”:

    Ebert’s view of reading a movie was unlike anything I have ever even thought about. His analysis goes does all the way into how to view a character. He says that the characters on the right side of the image are positive, and …

  12. calebsnow14

    Movie Clips and Reflections


    The original Assignment

    I chose this assignment because I really really like movies and I think there a lot of inspirational movies out there that I want to share with people. Movies should be watched not just for entertainment, but they should be inspirational resources or they should make you …

  13. jamesb

    What’s Your Skills?


    What’s Your Skills??? Was the name of this assignment. You were supposed to record something that you considered to be a skill. So I told my friends on the UMW Basketball team that I needed to record a skill of mine. They said lets show them how high you jump! …

  14. cmoton18

    Weekly Summary 10



    This week I learned about the different techniques involved in film making and I learned how to do basic editing on videos through Movie Maker. It was fun doing video assignments this week because it was something new that we hadn’t done in the previous weeks. The feedback I …

  15. jamesb

    Highlight Reels!


    This assignment was called “Highlight Reels”, you were supposed to take an athlete and create a highlight tape for them! So the athlete I chose to you was the one and only James Baylor, MYSELF! I used the highlights from my last season and mashed them all up together using …

  16. bbrady1992

    Week 10 Summary


    It’s the first day of November, which also happens to be the last day of Week 10. Time for the summary!

    The first assignment I completed this week was reading Roger Ebert’s article “How to Read a Movie” and watching two short videos about cinema techniques. I wrote up a …

  17. adamlostonpatrol

    Weekly Summary Week 10


    This week was honestly one of my worst. I couldn’t get any of the video software to work on my computer so I wasn’t able to complete any of the video assignments on time. But I did learn that everything from the camera angles and how the cameraman zooms in, …