straight down the line


Hey, stranger – Daily Create, March 29


“So when an elderly woman directed a comment at him about all the trash on the street?—?the kind of thing most of us nod at vaguely and tune out?—?he engaged. Another student was more impulsive, striking up a conversation with the woman in front of him at a …

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The final unit

After much contemplation and discussion, I have decided that for my final unit I will be working with a close friend, Mariah a.k.a. Bev. We’ve already been working together a lot, and I think we will be able to continue telling our characters’ story this way. I’m looking forward …

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Chasing Damon



Well, I was returning home from a long day of work the other day (I was taking care of the dogs I walk during the day), and it was fairly dark out. I’m usually not scared in these instances, but something felt eerie this evening. It seemed to …

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Setting the tone



For my last video assignment this week, I wanted to do this one because I think it captured a lot of really important aspects of film that we’ve been studying and practicing these past two weeks. 

As I worked on my videos, I learned that film and specific …

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Damon catches up with himself




I caught up with myself this evening. Lately I’ve been feeling conflicted, as thought I’m not even able to speak to myself. I’m trying to work out everything that’s going on, but if I can’t even admit the truth to myself, how can I continue on?

Ever …

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Video Essay


In my video essay, I look at one of the opening scenes of Mildred Pierce, in which a lot of interesting cinematography tricks are used to set the tone of the movie and introduce the audience to what they’re about to experience. …

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Done in 60 Seconds


Okay, so my days are definitely not 60 seconds, and this assignment definitely took much longer than 60 seconds, but, hey, the title worked, so I went with it.

The hardest part here was remembering to actually film things throughout the day to use in this video. I kept …

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