Week 9: Done

Week 9 was quite a week. We’re getting so close to finals and summer that it’s making me nervous.

One part of this week that’s a usual task is Daily Create. This week, we had to do 2. Here are mine:
1. http://ds106.christineloehr.org/daily-create/mail-art/ tdc1165
2. http://ds106.christineloehr.org/daily-create/arty-blur-photo/ tdc1166

Next up was to do a final reflection of our radio show. All in all, I loved this assignment and loved being able to listen to it live and hear listeners’ reactions. Click on this link to read my radio show final reflection.

Next up was to listen to another night of radio shows. I listened to “Dinner Party At 6″ and “Noir Buzz.” These were two really well done shows! Here’s my post about the radio show listen & tweet along.

Now, delving into video week! We had two options for these two weeks (1. do assignments from the bank, or 2. make a video show with other characters). I decided to do a video show with Landon Epperly and Jack Eaton (aka Johnny Corner Pocket McCormick and El Jota Dinero). For this first week ,we just had to write out game plan and then make a trailer for our video. Here’s our trailer:

And last but certainly not least, was the video essay. Honestly when I saw those two words together I literally cringed. “Video Essay.” Two of my least favorite things to make. So, needless to say, I wasn’t excited about this assignment…but sometimes that’s just how life works. It ended up not being as bad as I thought. After reading “How To Read A Movie” and then watching the following 3 videos, I realized how little I knew about video production and how much goes into it. Here are the 3 video I watched:
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Here is my write up on my video essay: http://ds106.christineloehr.org/assignments/video-essay/
Here’s my final video essay:

Week 10, here we come!

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