Deadlines/Brief

Music videos are so 80s/90s, right? They belong with the era when MTV screened wall-to-wall vids instead of 'reality' TV? Try telling that to the millions who bought Gangnam Style; were they really simply loving the music? 1.6bn (and still climbing) have viewed the video on YT, not to mention the many re-makes (school eg, eg2), viral ads + celeb link-ups (even political protest in Seoul) - and it doesn't matter how legit it is, this nightmare for daydream Beliebers is making a lot of money, even from the parodies + dislikes. All this for a simple dance track that wouldn't have sounded out of place in 1990 ... but had a fun vid. This meme itself was soon displaced by the Harlem Shake. Music vids even cause diseases it seems!
This blog explores every aspect of this most postmodern of media formats, including other print-based promo tools used by the industry, its fast-changing nature, + how fans/audiences create/interact. Posts are primarily written with Media students/educators in mind. Please acknowledge the blog author if using any resources from this blog - Mr Dave Burrowes

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

FinalCut experiments - vid eg

I've embedded below a clip from another centre where students have experimented with the chroma key function available in software such as FCE (an aspect JonnyH + Joel have been exploring recently). BRIEF videos such as this form useful evidence of your R+P, will help later with the evaluation, plus with various aspects of A2 exam Q1a (DCRUP), though you'd be advised to include info on software within these.
I am looking into buying some screen recording software to this end.

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