Monthly Archives: March 2012

5 Movies, 5 Seconds – Dogs in Leading Roles

Video Assignment 448:  One archetype, five movies, five seconds. Each clip is 2 seconds long, because I thought 1 second was way too short.  Rules?  What rules?  🙂 The clips are from the following movies: Lassie Come Home (1943) Turner … Continue reading

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Return to the Silent Era – Highlander

I got the idea for this as I was commenting on this post. But the embedding has been disabled on these videos for some reason, so you’ll have to follow the links: I made this. (this one didn’t turn out … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to separate audio from video on iMovie

In this tutorial, I explain how I extracted the audio from the interview of Anthony Hopkins and put it together with appropriate video clips as a part of my video essay on Titus.  This part took the longest time to … Continue reading

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Sentence Length

I found this today.  An excellent advice on sentence length. We could all use it. 🙂 Gary Provost, quoted in Roy Peter Clark’s (terrific) Writing Tools: This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. … Continue reading

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Killing 3 Birds

Here’s what you call killing 3 birds with one stone: 1.  Finish a part of an assignment for another class (History of Psych). 2.  Use it as a DS106 video assignment idea submission. (I think this should be 5 stars) … Continue reading

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Video Essay

Titus (1999) Video Week is hell. I don’t know how else to describe it.  So far, video week is hell.  This video assignment has taken me a minimum of 40 hours of work, 5 of which were spent on researching … Continue reading

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Project in[SPIRE] – The DS106 Brain

Here’s an idea for the in[SPIRE] logo: And this is the brain idea: The Brain: The Brain has human qualities:  left brain/right brain – connected by corpus callosum that allows the two sides to interact. Left brain is the technical/digital … Continue reading

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The DS106 Brain

After the initial brain-storming session for our final project, we agreed that a circuit board inside a brain would be a good image to represent DS106.  Then I thought it should be half digital and half organic. (See my previous … Continue reading

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A Random Urge to Design

While my thoughts were going a mile a minute on our final project idea, I had the sudden urge to design something with this concept.  I have no idea how it relates to what we talked about, but here it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Final Project

I met with Rachel today to talk about some ideas for our final project.  Her idea was to do a hyperlink project where we can link the many characteristics of DS106 all in one place, with an image for the … Continue reading

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TDC Week 8

TDC57: Reflection Inside an elevator, Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower), Chicago.   TDC60: A circle reflecting how I feel today   TDC61: A line from a movie in my handwriting   TDC62: Looking out   TDC63: Photo of … Continue reading

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Making of AMCX Radio Show (Part 2): Kim Droom Interview

This is the final cut version of Part 2 of my crime report: Hmm… how do I describe Kim Droom?  In a word, he is complicated.  @jimgroom was gracious enough to agree (on behalf of Kim Droom) to do an … Continue reading

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Making of AMCX Radio Show: Crime Report Part 1

Our team’s main idea was to run a political debate between Bagman, Allygator, and Handgela (I could not track down this video), since one of our team-mates IS the one and only, awesome Allygator herself! We also decided that including … Continue reading

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My thoughts on making the AMCX Radio Show

 Our very own @annie_belle1 designed this logo!  🙂   What better way to blog about audio week than using audio!  Here are my thoughts on working with my team-mates on our AMCX Radio Show.

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TDC Weeks 6 & 7

TDC43: TDC45: TDC48: TDC49:   TDC53 (A) TDC53 (B)  

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