Blog post 1

In the Russian Revolution documentary, there were uses of images (b-roll), expert interviews, and statistics in which I will plan to use in my short film. I really wanted to show how the history of Mercyhurst is one of value and one we should appreciate. Many do not know the important aspects to our school […]

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Blog post 1

In the Russian Revolution documentary, there were uses of images (b-roll), expert interviews, and statistics in which I will plan to use in my short film. I really wanted to show how the history of Mercyhurst is one of value and one we should appreciate. Many do not know the important aspects to our school […]

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Blog #3

Looking at documentaries like LA 92 and She is Beautiful When She is Angry one can see that they are about issues that were apparent in the past, but they connect the issues to today as well. Looking at the documentaries they draw lines to the present from the past by showing how the issue […]

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Favorite Hurst History Film

All of the Hurst History short films I thought were good in their own way. However I think that my favorite film was Alaxandra Strauss’ film, Mercyhurst History Department. I really enjoyed how many different interviews that she was able to take to help promote the department as a whole. It really paints the best […]

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Favorite Short

I really enjoyed watching all the shorts and wish to have done some things differently in my own short from watching these. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing how individuals incorporated music, transitions, live images, editing of pictures, and interviews. In particular I enjoyed Molly’s short and how she incorporated the Irish music into hers, it flowed […]

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Review of MU short

When I looked at Trey’s video I like how he used the Burns effect. Using the Burns effect made the video flow better. The Burns effect is when you zoom into or out from the picture. Also in this video he play the interview and put imagines over it so it was not just the […]

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Favorite Hurst Histories

 Dennis Dennis executed great practices in B-Roll collection and lighting. He minimized his narration, leaving most of the talking to his interviewee, an interview that was only lightly (appropriately) interrupted with images and other B-Roll selections. His choice of lighting for each of the B-Roll selections carried an undertone of warmth when exhibited the more […]

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