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Jack Ryan Crack

This week I decided to complete the Video Crack video assignment, where you have to take a scene from a movie or TV show and add music over it to enhance the scene. I chose a scene from the Amazon Prime show Jack Ryan, where it shows an assassin attacking Jack mixed with scenes from […]

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Signing Words

I chose another easy one star assignment for this next video project, the Signing Words video assignment. In it, we have to finger spell a word and have others guess what it is. During my time in quarantine, I got bored of watching TV and playing video games, so I decided to learn a little […]

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My Room Boomerang

To start off the video assignments this week, I decided to do an easier one and chose the You Room video assignment. In it, you are suppose to take a boomerang video of your room. At first, I was hesitant about doing this assignment, because my room is not always the cleanest, but after 20 […]

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Look, Listen, Analyze

This week we had to pick a movie clip from a playlist to analyze, and I chose a scene from the movie Oceans 12. Here is the clip! When I first watched this clip without sound, I was able to notice more of the body language of each of the characters, and how the way […]

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Learning How to Read a Movie

We start this week off by reading an article by Roger Ebert called “How to Read a Movie” which is all about being able to analyze a scene from a movie and draw conclusions from it. In it, Ebert talks about one technique that he would do with film classes. When he would teach these […]

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Week 3 Summary

Week 3 is done, and we are officially over half way through the ds106 course! This week we learned about the art of audio storytelling, and I could tell that this was gonna be a tough week. Before this week, I had never done any audio recording or audio editing, and I was a little […]

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Create A Place

This week I chose to complete the Create A Place audio assignment, where we had to find different audio clips of background noises and combine them together to create an environment just using sound. I was able to do this by getting a lot of the background sounds from https://freesound.org/, and reducing the volume of […]

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Sound Effect Story

This week we had to complete the Sound Effect Story audio assignment, where we had to tell a story using only sound effects. I was able to do this by grabbing a bunch of sound effects from https://freesound.org/, a site used to get common licensed sound effects. I then began to string them all together […]

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Reverse Audio Quiz

So this week I chose to complete the Reverse Audio Quiz audio assignment, where we have to take an audio file and reverse it. Then give hints as to what the song is. I was able to do this by importing an mp3 file into Audacity, then going under effects and reversing it. Here is […]

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What I learned about Audio Storytelling

This week was all about audio storytelling, and it was very informative on how audio is used to enhance a story. Very skilled artists are able to take many background sounds and use them to their advantage. They use certain effects to change the sound of something into something else, and by doing this, bring […]

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