final project, thoughts + ideas

– final reflection –

Oh my god, we did it. We made it to the end…HOLY CRAP. I honestly didn’t think these 5 weeks would go by so fast, but D A N G. I’m a little emotional. So first off, let me just say that I thoroughly enjoyed this class. It was amazing to learn how to create and design things I never…

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– week four reflection –

You know, despite the minimal amount of assignments this week…it was definitely a bit of a struggle to complete in a timely manner. Regardless of the struggle, it’s definitely awesome to be in my element of creating and editing videos. In terms of completing the assignments to the best of my abilities, I think I did an ok job for…

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the golden ratio – how to read movies –

For today’s reflection, I decided to start off the week by reading the late and great, Roger Ebert’s article on how to read a movie. Ebert begins his article with a look into how he first become interested in movies and how movies bring along people who are able to answer questions that one may have in regards to culture…

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– week three reflection –

What an awesome week it was and I promise that’s not sarcasm. I was definitely excited for this portion of the class but also quite nervous because I hate doing voice overs or recording…it’s such an uncomfortable feeling. In terms of this week overall; I think I completed the assignments accordingly and hopefully a little bit above and beyond. This…

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magnificent desolation – moon graffiti –

The final post of the day! Huzzah!!! For today’s audio reflection, I finally listened to “Moon Graffiti” and oh boy, I loved it. For those of you who don’t know, I love space…I love watching live streams from a satellite, stars, space robot battles and the such. I wasn’t too sure what to expect with “Moon Graffiti” however. The beginning…

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– audio storytelling referencing –

Well hello, it’s me Taylor again. For today’s summary, I’m going to talk about audio storytelling references from TED Radio Hour and ScottLo! – TED RADIO HOUR – This audio clip talks primarily about a woman and MIT professor named Sherry Terkle (Lord, I hope that’s spelled right…) and her life up until the point where she was asked to…

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– storytelling through radio –

Welcome to week three! It’s our hump week, classy right? So, I’m noticing this week that we have a lot of reading and experimenting to do and let me tell you what…I’m going to need it. I’m not the best at talking let alone editing audio, so this week is probably going to be a tough one for me. ( ⚆…

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– week two reflection –

Oh hey! We’re finally done with week two! So this week was all about graphic design and I felt kind of bittersweet about it. I love graphic design when it doesn’t require animation, but I was definitely going to try my best regardless. Overall, I think I completed the assignments rather well…I did have to go back and update a…

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– the vignelli canon –

Who else is posting multiple times a day to keep up with this curriculum? Let me first say that when I initially saw “The Vignelli Canon,” I thought this would be a manual for Canon cameras. I’m not proud of it, but hopefully others could relate. Anyways, this little book is only 49 pages long which is nice, but despite…

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