UCAS

12th of September: UCAS Application Today was our first Monday back. We found out that Mondays will mostly be used focusing on our UCAS applications. So we spend the day making a UCAS account. After we made our accounts we were asked to fill out anything that we could at the moment. So I did…

UCAS Working on my opening

I spend the last couple of days reading multiple statements from students who applied for film and other courses in university. I also looked at advise online and realised that altough I was told to try and open it with an inspirational quote, I should try and refrain from that because it’s become a cliche….

Working on our invitation

20th Of January: As part of our documentary, we had to create an invitation to send out to people to attend the screening of it. In order to do so I created a mood board to get an idea of what I could do to create the invitation. It also helped me create a specific…

Evaluation

For this project we were told we had to make a documentary. Our theme was ‘Campaigns for Social change’. Our documentary had to be about something we would like to change or bring awareness to socially. It’s a really broad topic, so it was really hard to decide what I wanted to do my documentary…

Final Animation Script

  ANIMATION SCRIPT Video fades out The war in Syria has been going on for seven years now. The different groups involved With so many factions involved in the fighting, few people grasp the complexity of the situation News agencies and social media pops up and how we’re informed, so, through news agencies, short daily…

Editing/Photoshop Skills

Editing skills for this project has been extremely important and also has improved a lot because of this project. I of course used basic skills like cutting a clip and putting them together, but this project really helped me improve my animation skills. Animation was a huge part of this project, and it’s what made…

Research and Referencing Skills

One of the skills I really developed doing this project is research and referencing skills. Before this project, I had done research for other projects I’ve worked on, but not to this extent. This project really challenged me and my research skills because I knew that research would be extremely important for this documentary. I…

Questionnaire

Below is the questionnaire I emailed to as many different people as I could to try and find out more about their knowledge of Syria. How old are you? -Under 16 -16 to 20 -20 to 25 -Over 25 -Prefer not to say What’s your gender? -Male -Female -Other -Prefer not to say Are you…

Bibliography

[1] BBC (2016) What’s happening in Syria? Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/16979186 (Accessed: 19 December 2016). [2] Jazeera, A. (2016) Syria’s civil war explained. Available at: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/05/syria-civil-war-explained-160505084119966.html (Accessed: 19 December 2016). [3] BBC (2016) 10 questions on Syria – and why Russia is dropping bombs there. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/34419590/10-questions-on-syria—and-why-russia-is-dropping-bombs-there (Accessed: 19 December 2016). [4] Manfreda, P. (2016) Definition of the Arab spring middle…

Evaluation

For this unit, I got to do 4 different projects. I got to to a project for the Katie Piper foundation called Inner Beauty Embrace. I worked for the magazine for Stanmore college. I filmed a video for the science department called ‘Spectroscopy in a suitcase’, and I got to edit together a video for…

1st of February – Charity video and evaluation

Today we got some feedback from the Himalayan charity organisers about the video. Turns out they actually preferred the video we had made with the music we chose more than the one with the music they sent us, so they decided to go with the first version of the video we edited. We planned to…

25th of January – Editing

Today we got some feedback for our edits we did for the Himalayan charity video we’re editing. They really liked the videos but they asked us to change the music for from the one we chose to the one they sent us. So we changed the music and edited a bit again to make the…