What have I accomplished?
This class was very beneficial and crucial to the development of my final project. I had my idea and my research, and knew that I wanted to create a project but I originally had trouble figuring out what that would look like. After a few tries with some ideas I finally decided on a TV program. I produced and hosted a program last semester and it was by far my favorite thing I accomplished at Temple so far. With that, I think that culminating my Master’s program in the same fashion is worth my while.
Not only did I develop my topic into a tangible project, I also selected my committee. This is crucial to the project and I’m happy that this class helped my figure this out.
Additionally, it was nice to be with my classmates again after colloquium. A lot of them offered to serve as crew members for my project and I’m so thankful for that.
Even taking this course as an independent study and not participating in every assignment is beneficial. I can still take the projects that I haven’t completed and organize myself with deadlines and parts of the project to be completed.
So, what’s next?
I will be meeting with Paul Gluck before break to select a date to record my show. It will be sometime in February. Also, once this date is set I know it will also really motivate me even further to complete the things I need to complete before the show is recorded.
These items include:
An intro and outro for the show as a whole, as well as my prompter cards for the opening and closing of each segment.
Outline the time stamps and create a schedule for the show.
Organize and collect all the media I will be using and referencing on camera.
Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse! All winter break I want to ensure that I know my material inside and out since the second half of the show is candid.
I’ve also been watching more episodes of the Patriot Act on Netflix, my reference media/inspiration, and critiquing them and taking notes on his performance to emulate that.