In working on our This I Believe videos, the class was able to learn a lot of interesting things in order to convey our story/belief. When making a video like this, you have to take a lot into consideration. For example, the music you use can shift the feeling of your entire video. I picked a pretty light-hearted song with a somewhat intense beat that I think goes very well with my overall feel. You also have to think about the images you use. You do not what images that are too distracting, you want to keep your audience in focus of what you are talking about.
A big idea within this project is learning how to be patient. Making something that is very impactful and meaningful takes time and effort. It took me a few days just to make my music and voice over sound good together, creating pauses throughout to emphasize certain parts. I still have a lot of work to do because I want to film some stock footage myself and find pictures of me that relate to my belief. I am very excited to see what everyone else comes up with. I think this is an interesting project that the class is working very hard on to make great.
I am very in to filming, video, and technology in general so this project is right up my alley. I like how all of the assignments have been different in order to allow everyone in the class to do something that they enjoy for a grade and learn a good amount while doing it.