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Re: [videoblogging] looking for examples of good direct to camera "video diary" type vlogs

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  • sull
    you mentioned fred! -1 ;) ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 2, 2010
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      you mentioned fred! -1 ;)

      On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 4:20 AM, Rupert Howe <rupert@...> wrote:

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      > Now I'm back, I'll briefly add... most video diaries are not the
      > classic to-camera video diaries that you see characters on TV shows &
      > films doing - those that are to-camera tend to be somewhere between
      > being editorial opinions and stand up comedy. Personal video diaries
      > online have tended to be more like classic home movies - people
      > pointing the camera away from them, videoing the people and things
      > around them, and then cutting them into simple sequences. Like Jay's
      > video of his mother's last days, posted in November:
      > http://momentshowing.net/2009/11/video-sure/
      >
      > One of my favourite types of video diary has been the videoblog
      > travelogue as mastered by Ryanne & Jay - just filming moments without
      > commentary or music and stitching them together - the natural sounds
      > forming a rhythm:
      > http://tinyurl.com/ryanne
      >
      > I have taught videoblogging to teenagers, and most of them were quite
      > bored by videoblogs and video diaries - even those that I thought were
      > amazing or funny. I figured that this was because most video diaries
      > and blogs are by adults, about adult lives. This is one of the
      > reasons Anne Frank is so accessible to young people - she's young.
      > And one of the reasons why the nightmarish fake video diary of Fred,
      > which I linked to before, has been so phenomenally popular - he's a
      > kid. Ditto the other fictional phenomenon, LonelyGirl15...
      >
      > Rupert
      > http://twittervlog.tv
      >
      >
      > On 2 Feb 2010, at 08:48, Rupert Howe wrote:
      >
      > > I would recommend some of my own stuff:
      > > http://twittervlog.tv/popular-videos/
      > > but i fear the language may be a little rich for 13 year olds.
      > >
      > > Ze Frank's The Show is a good place to start. Very creative to-camera
      > > videoblogging - it ran from 2006-7.
      > >
      > > He defined the style that you can see a lot of on YouTube now - with
      > > fake video diaries like Fred
      > > http://www.youtube.com/user/Fred
      > >
      > > and videobloggers you see popping up in the Most Viewed section on
      > > YouTube:
      > > http://www.youtube.com/videos
      > >
      > > From this list, Mike Moon does a great regular video diary at the
      > > moment:
      > > http://vlog.mikemoon.net
      > >
      > > People like Ryanne Hodson and Michael Verdi did awesome video diary
      > > work from 2004-6.
      > > http://ryanedit.blogspot.com
      > > http://michaelverdi.com
      > >
      > > I'll let others jump in with specific examples of videos because I
      > > suddenly have to run to take my daughter to school!
      > >
      > > Rupert
      > > http://twittervlog.tv
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On 2 Feb 2010, at 01:54, Christopher wrote:
      > >
      > >> Hi all,
      > >> I got question. Just started a new WGBH Lab open call inspired by
      > >> The Diary of Anne Frank. For this call for entries, we are asking
      > >> for video diary entries, hence the connection to Anne Fank
      > >>
      > >> It's targeted to youth media makers 13 and up so I started a section
      > >> called "video to inspire"...basically it's section for me share
      > >> example videos of what we might be looking for but also so show
      > >> methods that kids might be able to express themselves via video.
      > >>
      > >> can you all suggest some good examples out the video blogging
      > >> community that I could link to or embed?
      > >>
      > >> Let me know.
      > >>
      > >> Chris
      > >> The WGBH Lab
      > >> e-mail: chris_hastings@... <chris_hastings%40wgbh.org>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
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