Extraordinary Me

Extraordinary Me. The short documentary about a man who step out from his comfort zone to find other new goal. It might have changed his life.

Wyatt Tise is an assistant professor in Language department of Tech University. Teaching language from the same alphabet like Germany or France is quite easy but how about a language that totally different. Yes, Japanese is an extremely hard to learn. It is needed a lot of time of learning and doing. Wyatt had proven it. Not only fluent and good lecture, but this experience has made him being “Japanese”.

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Turning Point of My Life

Turning Point of My Life. The short documentary about a student who get high pressure on his life, but his passion leads him to the college for a better future.

His name is George, this is short name of a politics student of Tech. He was a humble person and so friendly. Therefore, I selected him as my source for the fifth assignment. The topic of this week is about Pressure On. It’s about someone in a very hard situation and struggle for that. I believe that everyone has their own story that can provide an important lesson.

George has proved it, He was a homeless person, but his passion, get him as student of Tech University.

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Joyce, a dedicated lady

Description Project Video Assignment #4

The topic of the assignment fourth was Little O’ Me. It is about the story of a person that we meet daily. So, I selected Joyce because she is the woman that I always meet. Joyce, a lovely cashier works at Chamber Cafe in Arkansas that I meet when I have my lunch or dinner. She will share her joy to meet students each day. A person that we pass and see every day could give us a lovely story that inspire us.

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Preproduction

The preproduction was started on Wednesday, March 4 when I talked to him about the project. She agreed with the plan since I said that this was for my assignment purpose. Actually, we planned to started it on the following day, but suddenly the snow come and the campus was off. But, during that time, I made some scripts and story board.

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Memorizing Old Times by Alfred Maruffo

“Memorizing the Old Times” is a fifteen minutes documentary video about Alfred Marrufo, an old man who is working as Barber at small barber shop in Main Street Russellville, AR. He is going to share his personal view about his job and what moral stories he will share.

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Preproduction

The preproduction was started on two week before the deadline.  This was not good planning because due to the trouble in finding the good source. This Midterm video was actually about the downtown area but there was a sudden cancelation from the source. Thus, I should change the plan. Then, I decided to make a video about an ordinary person who actually can give us a good lesson about life. Therefore, I decided to interview the local barber at downtown Russellville. On, February 21, I contacted Alfred Maruffo and he agreed for the project as the source. Alfred is a very humble person and charming. He has been doing his job for almost 40 years.

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Becoming Resident Assistant of Hughes Hall Arkansas Tech

“Becoming Resident Assistant (RA)” is a short documentary video about Reed Kelley who had been an RA of Hughes Hall in Arkansas Tech University. Reed is going to share his experiences when he was in problem of residents who invited the guests to their room without escort. It had been long issue as Reed tried to overcome this. This story matched with the third topic “Jumping the Sharks”-in which people are letting something to go too long. Moral message of the story is we need to respect the rule and made the dorm more convenient to students to live in.

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Project Description #2: Running with Scissors

“Running with Scissors” is a short documentary video about Ben Johnson whose hobby is fishing at around Arkansas’s river. Ben will tell his experience when he got stuck in the mud at the time he went fishing with his friend. He will tell how he was trapped for two hours. Moral story of the movie is we need to take careful step when entering new environment.

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Preproduction

The preproduction was started on Tuesday, January 29th when I contacted Ben through email. I know him as a graduate student at Tech. I told her about my project and the description of the story will be about. Later, we make an agreement that on Saturday, February 7th, I will take his first shoot. Before production, I made a storyboard as a base line in presenting the scene.

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