Billy Muhammed WJWJudges Comments
MS/WGAL More Battle Scars 10 10 10 10 Wow! Just Wow! Great piece. You had it all. The typewriter kind of lost me towards the end but what a great effort overall. Kudos! sw/wgal More Battle Scars 7 10 10 9 Loved the pacing, loved the nats, I assume there's an NBA rule against showing highlights? Liked the contrast of the game nats and the empty arena. I missed the point of the poet though, maybe a quck SOT from him about why he wanted to come out and type this poem/ story might have streamlined his purpose in this piece. Over all well executed, very, very solid. kp/wgal More Battle Scars 8 10 10 10 I get what you are saying with this. that becomes very obvioious. but some kind of creative news element like a sound bite would have really sent it home. this was an incredible way to tell a story about a game and a city without the game highlights. loved the overall approach.
Jonathan Malat KAREJudges Comments
MS/WGAL James Gang 10 10 8 10 Awesome job! I've actually used/stolen some of the same techniques in this story for group interviews. Amazing shots off the top, not overdone but just right! Great story, well done! sw/wgal James Gang 10 10 8 8 Yup, This is how you do it! Great emotion, it never felt rushed or forced. great story told greatly. kp/wgal James Gang 10 10 9 9 some really beautiful shots. and great emotion throughout. I'm not sure how you got those boys to be so comfertable on camera, but it was awesome.
Kevin Doellman WITIJudges Comments
MS/WGAL Mushroom Hunting 8 8 6 7 Cute story. Too much music for my taste. But the story was there and for just hking through the woods with some kids you got a nice variety of shots. The story was long but it didn't feel like it. Nice job. sw/wgal Mushroom Hunting 8 8 7 8 Very nice piece! cute kids quirky story, well executed and well balanced very solid. my only critique would be the music, long quiet shots of the woods, then the family walking into frame would have accomplished the same feeling. Very solid job. kp/wgal Mushroom Hunting 9 8 8 9 I really enjoyed this but music is not my thing. It also got to loud towards the middle. good job micing up the kids and shooting with nats. the 'commitment' showed in the final edit.
Cortney Kintzer KCCIJudges Comments
sw/wgal Streaker 8 8 9 8 YES! What a great start! Very clever! Running stories can be difficult (especially if you're not a runner too) but this felt quicker tham 2 minutes, never boring and never repeated visually. Loved the extra effort on the lighting. MS/WGAL Streaker 6 8 8 9 Nice job with this. My only pet peeve is the legs at the begining. I like how it was written bbut were there any other shots besides leg after leg after leg that would've helped illustrate the same point while having some variety? kp/wgal Streaker 6 8 8 8 I really like this. My major concern is variety, which is nearly impossible with a story like this. But here is an example: a sound bite references lacing up his nikes and going for a run. Why not create a shot sequence from that? Sometimes our soundbites give us the best inspiration for video. All WE have to do is listen. More of this would help to step this up from 8s to 9s and 10s.