Humbled

This morning, I sat down at my desk and committed myself to focus on my homework for class. This is the final project, the culmination of our studies on publishing and distribution. In case you haven’t been following the blog for the past few weeks, I had to come up with a new project and…

The Short Doc: Memoirs of a Yo-Yo Dieter

For those of you that follow both of my blogs, I apologize that you’re seeing this post twice. I promised myself that if I went through with it and created this documentary on my eating disorder, I’d share it with the world. If you’re going to do anything in life, do it well and do…

The editing is done… maybe?

So, I’ve spent three days and countless hours editing. I’ve gone from a silent film, to narrated [that’s a blog post all on it’s own, people], to deleting all of my narration and using title slides and background music. The more I look at this film, the more I edit it. In fact, if I…

Sleep is for the Weak!

I’ve spent the last two nights staying up until 2am. Not by choice, but that’s not to say I haven’t enjoyed the project. I’ve spent the last two evenings editing the footage from my documentary and putting it together with still photos, slides, music, and narration to hopefully create a usable short film. I’ve learned…

The Green Light

Just a quick note — Even though I had planned to move forward with the filming of my doc tonight regardless, I was pretty thrilled to get a response back from my teacher this morning: “I am glad you are pushing out of your usual medium and also using your personal knowledge and life experiences. …