Matthew and I have joked about creating a hosted educational nature documentary style video series for years, but you know how life goes… we never got around do it. Our original idea for beginning the video series was a profile of Ailanthus altissima (Tree of Heaven), which he studied for […]
One of the main reasons I chose Invasive Plants as my topic for WSU’s Introductory course: Multimedia Content Creation, is the Eco-Voluntourism trip we had scheduled in early June. Matthew and I agreed that would be an excellent venue for an audio story to explain why invasive plant removal was […]
Upwork (formerly Elance) has been a great source of additional income for me over the past decade. I enjoy the breadth of projects available on the platform, and I never know what type of video I’ll be hired for next. This small job from Germany company Datgen Roasters took me […]
In December, the same team that traveled to New Mexico for their School Marketing Video went to Oklahoma to film a short video on switching schools mid-year. All of our shoots were spread out in the suburbs, so most of what I remember from Oklahoma is the highway, but we […]
In early November I traveled with my manager and our marketing liaison to Albuquerque to film our last school marketing video of the year. The idea is to film one school event/field trip and to do B-Roll with a student at home, and that’s exactly what we did. The field trip […]
Three days after I started with my new employer in September, I was asked to create a school marketing video from new footage, however I thought best, given only a few examples from which to model my edit. I (plus marketing, legal, and the school) think I did pretty ok. […]
Jeffrey and I connected through Upwork, and I edited the majority of the video lessons in his Spiritual Fitness class. What a wonderful experience! I do truly pay attention to content while editing, and I would often find myself following his exercises and completely losing my editor’s train of thought! […]
This was the culmination of almost a year’s worth of work, often just thinking and imagining between other projects, and I’m beyond proud that I will finish my employment with this company on such a high note.