Final Research Paper: The Impact of the Music Video on Contemporary Digital Culture

Music videos have perpetuated a system of interactivity among users through fan to musician interaction for decades. Social media and other forms of digital media have allowed online users to have an increased level of access and agency with music videos to search, learn, and create content online. In the past several decades, music video …

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Creative Project Final: Triller Videos

I underestimated the time that it would take to plan and execute these music videos. The night before filming, I had 13 videos in mind to recreate. After several hours of filming only five videos, I had not only surpassed my limit on our class presentation time, I also was subsiding in energy and my …

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Extra Credit #3: Matangi|Maya|M.I.A.

On Friday, November 30th, I attended the film screening of Matangi|Maya|M.I.A. in White Hall 112. The film, which played at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, depicted the life story of famous singer/artist M.I.A. I first heard M.I.A. in 2008 because her song "Paper Planes" was all over the radio. I did not particularly like the song because …

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Extra Credit #2: Amber Bemak Artist Talk

On Friday, November 30th, I attended Amber Bemak's artist talk where she talked about her work as a filmmaker. She is currently in the selection process to become a film production professor at Emory which gives context to her extensive experience in film production from traveling the world, showing her films in countless film festivals, …

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Extra Credit #1: The Media as Socialization Agent Among Black Youth

The event was on 11/19/18 at 12pm. The lecture was incredibly fascinating with the massive amount of research that Dr. Ward provided. She did go pretty fast through all of her research though. One point that I found the most interesting was that black youth consumes more media than any other racial category. I do …

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