• Digital Storytelling

    A Supernatural Supercut

    For my final assignment of the week (which also happens to be one of two five-star assignments I did this week) I decided to create a supercut video. I’ve seen many supercuts, because they seem to be a popular thing on YouTube. I was curious as to why this was labeled as a five star assignment, because it didn’t seem like that much work. I was completely wrong! A supercut video looks simply, but is actually very complex. First I had to come up with something to supercut. At first I considered a continuation of my western theme from last week by making a supercut of every time someone says…

  • Digital Storytelling

    A Historical Video Documentary (Sensitive Content Warning)

    My first project this week is actually a bit of a crossover assignment. For this reason I created an assignment worth five stars called “Create a Short Documentary” in the assignment bank, and I will explain why. This project was originally assigned to me in HIST 471G4, otherwise known as History of Mental Health in the U.S. For this class we were told to complete a digitally enhanced research project, and were given the choice of digitally annotated primary sources, creating a digitally enhanced essay, or creating a short 10-15 minute video documentary. I choose to do the final option, and created a short documentary. Now, this documentary might be…

  • Digital Storytelling

    A Short Western Animation

    For my final assignment this week, I created a short animated trailer for an assignment I created, called “Create Your Own Animated Trailer.” I was inspired to do this by another assignment that had you create a western trailer on a whiteboard, but I wanted to take it a step further and try my hand at animating with my iPad! For this assignment, I used an app called Procreate. Procreate is a neat artistic app that is availably exclusively on iPad, and allows you to make just about any kind of art you want. At first I thought about trying to digitally recreate a Bob Ross painting (which I still…

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