Small Big Day

Small Big Day

This past Saturday was the big filming day for my first documentary on Jacob Kula. My mentor was able to come and be my second camera. She brought her gear, including sound equipment, lenses, tripod, and more. I was rather unprepared, and this ended up complicating some things the day of filming. However with these complications [...]

Even More

Even More

Already at hour 28 for my final product and only at the 2/8 mark, I have begun to realize how much work and time it takes to create this portfolio. Therefore, my mentor and I have made the decision to cut down on the number of films, yet really focus in on each film individually, [...]

And Now

And Now

This past week I received acceptance to the University of California Los Angeles. This sparked a rather unprecedented conversation about my future plans. Briefly discussing options for next year, a gap year was discussed in the conversation. As my parents are not fully on board with the film path, they first want to see me [...]

Plans Change

Plans Change

Entering my spring break, I had planned to have already filmed my first documentary. Unfortunately, with humans and human's schedules, plans change. This is one thing about the film industry I quickly learned. With the change of plans, I figured I would take this empty slot of time to start the pre-production stage for my [...]

Docs Docs Docs

Docs Docs Docs

As I have completed my first video film in my portfolio, I decided to enter the documentary for the next film to create. As my mentor, Alison Chang, constantly works on documentaries for Austin Stone's Story Team, I was able to gain unique insight and knowledge regarding documentaries during our 4th mentor visit. Showing her [...]

Texas Tea

Texas Tea

This past week I was able to complete and publish my first film of my final product portfolio via Adobe Premiere. Might I add, Adobe Premiere is a lot more confusing than it may initially seem, but with continual persistence, (mama) I made it. While there were so many editing and technical difficulties while creating [...]