Last video obstruction and it was a little more difficult due to things happening around me in my personal life and also wrapping up my final semester at GMU. Based on Monday’s class and the critique I received from my professor and classmates, I slowed things down and added a dialogue that represents what being fatherless means to my cousin. I hope the message comes off more clearly.

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What I’ve Learned

I’ve enjoyed finding video effects and using my own video content to try them out on. In this video, I found a floating Polaroid effect on Youtube that was pretty easy to use. It allowed me to take regular photographs and make them appear as if they were actual Polaroids. The only thing I could’ve improved on with the effect is, masking more precisely because there are some frames where the polaroid chops into the character. Also, I’m still learning how to transition when I cut to a different scene. I tend to take the video and try to make it work during the editing process but certain clips end either too soon or are the wrong angle. I’ll have to make the most of my filming days so I don’t waste anyone’s time.

Second Time Around

https://youtu.be/R_l5SuaX8P8

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Brief

Since March 2020, when the lockdown first began in the U.S. due to COVID-19, until now, many relationships were put to the test on how well they could adapt. I want to focus on the young relationships in which partners were geographically separated during quarantine. Like many know, online dating…

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