Kinda-Great Expectations

I don’t exactly have expectations for my group’s “creative direction,” given the final project’s prompt. Perhaps I’m just being narrow-minded, or maybe my brain is officially fried due to months of academics-based abuse, but I’m not sure how we’re supposed to take a tool from Career Services and turn it into an “entertaining” video. Don’t get me wrong, I have total faith that my group and I will create a well-done video that caters to both the professor’s and Career Service’s demands, but don’t expect The Godfather 4 over here—hey, I’m just keeping it real. Hopefully, we can inject some humor into our skit (watching me attempt acting should be hilarious enough, if not utterly horrifying—either way, you’re entertained). Maybe, as we discuss how to use the “Focus 2” tool to choose the major that’s right for you, we can include some Michael Bay-esque explosions. That’d be totally rad. As far as I understood, the storyboard doesn’t include dialogue; therefore, the humor won’t be in it. We’ll also have to check our budget for those explosions. In all seriousness, I’m planning on having my storyboard be relatively bare-bones; given the amount of time we have to create this storyboard and to do the actual project, I think it’d be in my group’s best interest to keep the video short, simple, and informative. My storyboard will reflect this.


2 thoughts on “Kinda-Great Expectations

  1. Jordan March 31, 2017 / 3:09 pm

    I definitely agree that our video should be short sweet and to the point! No one wants to watch a 45min documentary on career services, especially because the attention spans of the audience ma y not reflect a larger time scale. We should 100% make it a goal to aim for humor in our video to keep in intriguing to the audience.


  2. lanazetch April 2, 2017 / 6:57 pm

    I agree that it would be ideal for us to have a simple yet informative video. We are all so used to hearing about career services so we have to make it interesting enough for people to want to actually watch it.


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