Please post a link to your finished video for this project to the comments here. Include a short reflection (~200 words) about how you approached the project and don’t forget to include your full name and working link to the video.
Project 2: Creativity in Motion / CHOICES
Choice # 1: PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST Select a specific subject within School of Fine Arts (student or faculty member). Shoot a montage portrait of your artist at work, capturing specific activities and tools used in their creative process. You are in charge of scheduling with your subject, getting release form. Plan for best location, lighting, and camera / equipment. Use a tripod (or other rig) to capture a variety of steady shots and controlled camera movements. Light your subject deliberately. Edit to 1 minute with simple sound or music. Upload to vimeo.
Choice # 2: DETESTABLE MADNESS Participate in a crowd-sourced video project for Detestable Madness. TO Do this project you must Sign up to attend the preview performance ( Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 in the Dudley theatre) AND one performance of UMD Theatre show. Use mobile phone / handheld camera to capture video. Share raw footage with Megan R. Edit your own montage to 1 minute that captures intensity of performance with a variety of audience point-of-view shots.
SIGN UP to attend the preview on Wed March 11 in UMD Dudley Experimental Theatre
AND also ONE OTHER PERFORMANCE DATE:
March 12-14 & 24-28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm / or March 29, 2015 @ 2 pm
Detestable Madness uses modern dance, pop music, and puppetry to bring to life stories of female strength, struggle, and sacrifice. This original collaboration based on the 1000 year-old plays written by Hrotsvit of Gandersheim and explores universal themes. Detestable Madness is adapted by Jenna Soleo-Shanks and the cast.
Choice # 3: MASH DASH! In this alternate version of the MashTash project… Attend Moustache Run on March 7. Capture video using a range of shot types and camera motion. Use both handheld and tripod on location. Remix video with other video from Mash Stash. Edit 2 versions / 30 sec and 60 sec spots that capture the spirit of the event in a creative way. Possibly, include work with an actor to build in a fictional character. Upload to Youtube and link 30 sec spot to the MASHTASH map. Upload 60 sec spot to Vimeo.