Month: July 2020

John Forest's CPSC 106 Website

My Final Report

Week 5 Report Before I get started with my story that I made, I want to say that this experience was not what I expected. I was so nervous that this class would take too much time and effort, and that I would simply fall behind throughout the entire process. That was NOT the case.…
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The Story of Anthony

The Fire Fighter Anthony, Tony for short, is in his final semester at state college in Virginia. During the last many semesters, the world has been shaken by global pandemic; never before seen in modern history. Tony’s degree in English will likely open many doors for him in the future. However, when Anthony was moving…
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What Exactly Happened in Week 4?

WEEK 4 REPORT It is incredible to believe that we are already in week 4 of this amazing adventure. This week was by far the most challenging of them all, I didn’t think that would be the case when I looked ahead a couple weeks ago…Back to the point; lets take a look at this…
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Video Assignments From Da’ Bank

Sports Highlights (4★) This is a highlight reel from the 2019 Washington Nationals season. I have been a Nationals fan since the team was created over a decade ago, and it was so rewarding to be able to see them win so early in their franchise history. I used to play baseball when I was…
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Look. Listen. Analyze.

Movie Scene Review For this assignment, I wanted to take a look at a scene from The Dark Knight. This is one of my favorite movies of all time, and I am excited to get started: Camera Work: The camera angles and techniques used in this opening scene are extremely effective in setting up a…
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Roger Ebert’s Expertise

What Did I Learn? Roger Ebert’s article titled “How to Read a Movie” gives excellent insight into the analysis of movies and videos. There are so many things that Elbert points out that I had never thought of before, I just considered it a standard part of the cinematic or visual experience. One example that…
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What Did I Do During Week 3?

WEEK 3 REPORT This week was really hectic for me, I am in the process of finishing three other classes I have been taking simultaneously, which is why some of my work is published at the last second. Regardless, I had a lot of fun with the audio theme and assignments overall, but as always,…
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Ted Radio Hour & Scott Lo

What Went Down? Ted Radio Hour was…interesting. The content itself was interesting and captivating, but I liked the way that the music complimented the story in the background of the audio. When the music stops towards the two minute marker, and the speaker reveals what she is thinking, it really built up a lot of…
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Check Out My Mixtape?

Sound Effects Story (4★) This is my sound effects story for Week 3. Comment down bellow if you can figure out what the story is without clicking on the link to reveal the sound effects that make up the story. Make sure that you don’t turn up the volume too high, and if you do,…
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Ira Glass and Audio Storytelling

What I learned! Storytelling is a lot like a conversation between two people. In the instance of most examples, it is between the narrator and the listener. There has to be some mutual communication between the two parties. There is a give and take, the person telling the story answers the unspoken questions of the…
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