Category Archives: Critique

Video 2 Critique Time: – Poetry Videos

Simon

Swarm – Nick Flynn from Levi Sargent on Vimeo.

Levi

 

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing either Simon,or Levi depending on to whom you are responding.
  • How well does the poem match up to what is happening on screen?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, what is created when we combine what is heard in the poem and what is seen in the video?

Write one critique for each of these videos. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Writ the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

Critique Time: Video 2-3: Poem


Denzel


Savannah

The heart from Michael Androsov on Vimeo.

Michael

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing either Denzel, Savannah, or Michael depending on to whom you are responding.
  • How well does the poem match up to what is happening on screen?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, what is created when we combine what is heard in the poem and what is seen in the video?

Write one critique for each of these videos. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Writ the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

Critique Time: Video 1: Poem


Jedra


Ky


Marc Daniel

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing either Jedra, Ky, or Marc Daniel Daniel, depending on to whom you are responding.
  • How well does the poem match up to what is happening on screen?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, what is created when we combine what is heard in the poem and what is seen in the video?

Write one critique for each of these videos. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Writ the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

Critique Time: Music Video

Period Five: Deeangelo Hall

 

Period Six: Jordan Andrus

Choose ONE video to critique, watch it, then respond to the following questions. Write in complete sentences, remember the rubric for grading critique comments.

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing DeeAngelo or Jordan depending on to whom you are responding.
  • How well do the lyrics match the action on the screen?
  • Does the editing match the beats in the song?
  • Are a variety of camera angles used, or do they all look the same?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, is there a story told here? Is the story a clear one, or does it seem secondary to the action on the screen. Are there parts where the story falls apart?

Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Write the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

Critique Time: Bullying

 

Camper


Michael Le

Andrew Dietz

 

Levi Sargent

Choose TWO videos to critique, watch them, then respond to the following questions. Write in complete sentences, remember the rubric for grading critique comments.

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing Camper, Michael, Andrew or Levi depending on to whom you are responding.
  • Is the theme of Bullying present in these videos?
  • Is there an emphasis on empowering bystanders in this video? Does this video match the theme of the contest?
  • Are a variety of camera angles used, or do they all look the same?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, is there a story told here? Is the story a clear one, or does it seem secondary to the action on the screen. Are there parts where the story falls apart?
  • In Levi’s video, does the ending add to the theme of the contest? Why or why not?
  • Camper’s is a documentary, and the story should be in the questions and answers. Does a story emerge from these questions and answers?

Choose two videos to critique. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Write the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

 

 

 

Critique Time: Christian, Hayden & Jessica

Multiple Camera Angles from Jessica Le on Vimeo.

Jessica

Christian

Hayden

Choose TWO videos to critique, watch them, then respond to the following questions. Write in complete sentences, remember the rubric for grading critique comments.

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing Christian or Hayden, depending on to whom you are responding.
  • For Chrisitian & Jessica’s, are there at least five different camera angles and are they labeled? Did the filmmaker follow the assignment, why or why not?
  • For Hayden’s are there two actors speaking at the same time, is the audio clear and crisp, and do the actors’ voices stand out from the background?
  • For both, is there a variety of camera angles used, or do they all look the same?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, is there a story told here? Is the story a clear one, or does it seem secondary to the action on the screen. Are there parts where the story falls apart?

Write one critique for each of these videos. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Write the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.

Critique Time: Alec & Dakota

Alec

Gangman style from Dakota Crawford on Vimeo.

Dakota

Watch each video, then respond to the following questions. Write in complete sentences, remember the rubric for grading critique comments.

  • Leave responses in the field below, addressing Alec or Dakota, depending on to whom you are responding.
  • Are there at least five different camera angles and are they labeled? Did the filmmaker follow the assignment, why or why not?
  • Do the shots in the video follow the Rule of Thirds? Is there an instance where the filmmaker breaks this rule? Why do they break this, by accident or on purpose?
  • Is the camera steady where it should be. How are the individual shots? Do they seem well prepared, scripted, and story-boarded, or do they seem rushed?
  • How about the quality of lighting, are there areas where the shot is too dark, or the viewer cannot make out what is going on? Are there areas where the lighting could be improved, and where are they?
  • How is the audio, are there areas where the audio could be improved, and where? How about the editing, are there areas where the director/editor does not feel in control of the project? Where does this occur?
  • Finally, is there a story told here? Is the story a clear one, or does it seem secondary to the action on the screen. Are there parts where the story falls apart?

Write one critique for each of these videos. Don’t give me a numbered list, write in complete paragraphs and sentences. Writ the critiques in Word then copy and paste in the comment field below.