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Re: [videoblogging] in time

By Alia K | Alia K <AliaK@...> | aliak00
November 20, 2004 | Post #1887 | Topic #1861

On Sat, 20 Nov 2004 10:49:17 -0800, M. Sean Gilligan <seanlist@...> wrote: > > > > etc. Luckily he allowed me to video tape it and Ill be putting it up > > on Julia Set in the next day or two. I'll let you know when its up > > because it is a must hear/see. yes please do, sounds interesting. [snip] > >With rocketboom, I'm finding that so far, if we are going to meet that > >deadline, and I want it to be good there is no way I can sleep because > >there is not enough time. I'll go as far as to say, for me, it would > >be impossible. I cant tell you how completely awful and miserable I > >have been feeling this week having to upload these videos looking like > >they do, when, if there was time, I would probably still be working on > >the first one. > > This is another element of videoblogging that people have been discovering, > is that if you say you are going to post with a certain frequency, you're > forced to get something out even if you're not happy with the quality. > Whether you're a professional or a beginner, this is mostly a good thing, > because it forces you to get content out there and you can always try to do > a better job next time. > many tv news graphic artists (eg paintbox artists) I know from work also feel this way too so you're not alone! they are great designers given time and the opportunity, but in the graphics room usually have short deadlines, possibly bad source material to work with, and often the news editor decides on how they want the graphic to look or contain, or are told to use a generic graphic and not always given full creative input/control. your team has some of these limitations, but also can apply more creative control, so in this way, you're probably better off than most commercial broadcasters, so you should make the most of it! [snip] ] > Andrew, this is the kind of transparency that I would like to see (edited a > little, perhaps) on RocketBoom itself. From time to time, a post about some > of this behind the scenes stuff would be a great addition for a variety of > reasons: make you guys more human, provide insight and inspiration to other > videobloggers, etc. > yes, I'd like to see this sort of thing also. this is something that would make me as a viewer return to the site - to find out how the project is progressing and your thoughts etc. cheers Kath