Where the End Starts…


My First Vlog Experience!

Check out the VLOG HERE: ->>>> Where the End Starts Vlog_#1


Vlogging for the First time!

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    Our adventure took us to the best ice cream place in Ft. Worth!!

    Location: Ft. Worth Modern Art Museum

  • With who: Anna Taylor
  • Date: December 29, 2016

My vision behind this vlog…

  • My idea behind my vlog was to treat the camera as if it was a looking glass into my experience. Rather than what you see on most vlogs today with people talking at the camera explaining the context and what’s going to be next. I allow the viewer to have their own experience while watching my vlog. I want them to have real life thought process happen when watching rather than spoon feeding them.

Why is my vlog different?

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This piece was the first to catch my eye at the Museum
  • My vlogs provide an underlying message to each one that I end up doing which makes them different from the modern vlog. The modern vlog showcases the person’s life the viewer is watching which no benefit goes to the audience. In the vlog when I went to the Art Museum, I applied a message to that experience.

The message in my first vlog!

  • The artist that was on display that day was named Kaws. The exhibit was called “Where the End Starts.” I did not know this going into that day, but as soon as I saw that I felt that exhibit name would be my message. It’s so evident throughout the video. I had no idea where this day would take Anna and me but that’s the beauty about adventures. The adventure can only start when one takes it off the path that was planned.
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This statue was two stories high!!

My overall impressions of vlogging…

  • I loved the experience of vlogging it allowed myself to try to capture the essence of the day into a message that I had to place in the purpose of the vlog. I believe when I do this with a certain place I get a certain attachment to that place. I have a more of an appreciation for the specific message that place taught me and it sticks with me when I return. The vlog definitely makes me a better filmmaker and a photographer for sure.

 

 

 

 

Podcast

A Recap of My 1st Podcast!!!

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Why did I choose Ryan Johnson as my subject?

  • The main reason behind interviewing Ryan was due to that he is in the entertainment industry. The other reason is I have been friends with Ryan Johnson for about 6 years, and he is one of my best buddies. Ryan and I have done photoshoots, and he has even starred in my short film (Called ROBIN: Young Justice).
  • Link: ROBIN SHORT FILM

What was it like interviewing someone?

  • My ability to ask Ryan a question about something that he was passionate about was really awesome. He showed his drive for modeling and acting when I asked him about his “one path in life” question.

What were some struggles of the 1st Podcast?

  • Screen Shot 2017-02-19 at 11.45.19 PM.pngI did not have that much fun when Ryan and I kept laughing in the Podcast, it made the editing a little harder in the end. Also one time we started the recording and I forgot to plug the mic in. But doing the interview with a friend is always a pleasure and it keeps it interesting.

What are some things I would have liked to change?

  • I felt a little new to the podcast format so I would have liked to talk about more and got down to the details of my subject. I would have liked to be more effective with my questions in the time frame I had. I felt like I was reading from a script so I would have liked a more back and forth style of podcast.

Would I do another Podcast?

Yes, yes I would. I liked the energy of the conversation when I asked him about what he loved to do. When a person can communicate what they are passionate about I think it’s the most captivating to listen to, watch, or even see. It is pure entertainment at its finest.

A special thank you to one of my best friends for letting me interview him for my podcast!!

Signing off!!

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Ryan: On the Right – I am in the Middle

 

Passengers (2016)


Passengers (2016)

Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance, and Thriller

Director: Morten Tyldum

Actors: Chris Pratt & Jennifer Laurence

Rating: 6.7/10

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  • Good Things:
    • The lighting and the animations were really something that brings this huge ship a lot of character
      • The beginning scene is so captivating, of the ship and inside of the self-sustained ship, showed the environment beautifully.
      • The set and the layout of the ship were some of the best I have seen in a while
    • The thought and the message behind was great
      • The premise of finding someone on the ship
    • Jennifer Laurence was amazing in her fun, playful ways at certain times, as well as her serious moments, which gave me chills
      • She showed a perfect progression through the stages of grief, needed time (In her room by herself), avoiding the issue, confronting the problem (beating up Chris in his sleep)
    • The way that they tied in the quotes that were stated early in the movie.

  • Bad things
    • The ENDING – coming close to hated
      • The movie ended so abruptly, saw the crew for two seconds and flashes to an animated galaxy ending the movie.
      • The Big climatic moment felt rushed from the point of the crew member showing up.
    • Chris Pratt
      • The casting of Chris Pratt, I couldn’t get over when he joked around, which carried throughout his performance, including the serious parts of the movie.
      • Didn’t show enough guilt for ending JLaurence’s character’s life.
    • The self-promotion of SONY the unrealistic product that doesn’t exist
    • Confused about the tree.

  • Things I would have done differently:
    • Casted a more serious actor for the lead role
    • Would have shown the date/year as they appeared on the screen to keep the audience on track
    • Had a longer guilt period for Chris Pratt
    • Ending the movie with the possibility of their children/grandchildren making it to Homestead II
  • Plot just felt off
  • SOOOOO UPSET I WAS SO EXCITED TO SEE IT I FELT LIKE IT WAS MISSING SOMETHING