Digital Story Rough Cut
Melvin Coleman

Your Name:___________Stephen Mohabir__________________

Videographer’s Name:____________Melvin Coleman________________

Point: What is the “point” of this digital story? Try to capture it in one phrase or one sentence if you can.

-The point is to show the journey to college and how he overcame challenges to get there.

(point of view is “defining the specific realization” the videographer is attempting to share in this digital story)

Dramatic Question: Is there a dramatic question? If so, what is it?

-There is no dramatic question presented in the video

(dramatic questions create a tension that keeps people’s attention throughout a story)

Emotion: Were you, the viewer, emotionally engaged? When? How did that moment(s) make you feel?

-I was engaged from the start with the awesome intro music. It made me feel hyped for the video and made me wonder what was to come.

Voice: What were your impressions of the videographer’s voice? (consider rhythm, pacing, tone, etc.)

-I feel like you could be louder because the music was louder than your voice in some parts of the video.

Soundtrack: Describe the soundtrack. Was it appropriate for the story? Do you have other recommendations?

-I believe the soundtrack was appropriate because it helps symbolize you as you emerge from overcoming challenges and adversity to make it to college.

Economy: Describe the images that you saw. Was anything missing? Does anything need to be added (consider the assignment guidelines here as well)?

-I just think you just need more pictures and a louder voice in the video. Other than that keep up the good work because you have a good start.

Pacing: Describe the pacing of the story; does it work in this instance? Do you think some sections need to breathe?

-The pacing is good for me. Good breathing breaks keep it up.

Additional comments:

Great start this is going to be an awesome story and video.

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