Monthly Archives: September 2017

Week Five: DJ in the Making

Before this week, I had a general understanding of the importance of sound, but I didn’t realize just how difficult it would be to convey details without the support of any visual or verbal elements. I started by listening to “Moon

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Corny Creates

My first daily create turned a fun face-mask night into an open spa business. The second involved photo-shopping some kittens in a bottle to convey the passage of time. I ended the week on an especially corny note by chopping

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Radio Bumper

Most of the bumpers I remember hearing were quick, animated, and consisted of several vocal effects and fun sounds. I used the first 10 seconds of this video to help inspire the writing and speaking style I’d use. Then I recorded myself with my

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Tweet Tweet

I tuned into the radio show on Wednesday evening for an episode of Jessica Jones and really enjoyed the experience. This was my first time live-tweeting and I hope to do it again. I loved the sense of community I felt just

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Ceto’s Soundtrack

So, this was time consuming. The last few assignments that featured Ceto relied heavily on my intro scene. This one forced me to zoom out and picture her story as a whole. Ceto is a primordial sea goddess who is banished to Earth and forced

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Ceto Rises

That’s right. Ceto’s back. Since we had to incorporate our character (again), I decided that my Sound Effects Story should accompany Ceto’s introduction. Yes, my idea of this scene was so vivid that I felt compelled to add another layer to the

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Audio Storytelling or Mind Control?

Audio effects are one of the most under-appreciated elements in film because it’s often used to support the visuals. Sound alone changes the tone of any setting and circumstance. When it comes to this topic, I can’t help but immediately think of jump scares

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Week Four: Photo Bomb

This was a great week. I managed my time well and generally just felt more comfortable approaching the visual assignments. I compared my experience with photography to the readings and realized that, while I incorporate a lot of elements in my

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I Don’t Usually Take Pictures of My Dirty Dishes

I really liked this week’s daily creates. The first prompt was to be shady or shadowy, the second was to take a photo of something and make it heart-breakingly beautiful, and the third was to depict confusion. I used my phone

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As Old as an Elephant

Take a photo of an object that represents how old you feel. Make a photo that emphasizes one color much more than any others in the shot Take a photo of a food being served or eaten in an unconventional

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