Rough draft of final

This is a compilation of the footage we have captured as a group.  We want to make a video of advocacy.  Our thought is to take this footage to make an average person’s daily routine without any paralysis or spinal cord injury.  It is essentially the little things that we take for granted in life.  We want to make the audience think and relate to the video in some way.  In this portion we want to raise awareness that people with spinal cord injury may have a different daily routine than this.  We will then bring the video to videos we find online of people with paralysis and spinal cord injury.  This part is meant to be more uplifting.  We want to create a positive spin here and show how inspirational these people with the injury can be and how they overcome obstacles.  The last section will move the audience to create some sort of action to help this cause.

Social media is a great way to spread the word in this day in age.  If this was for a personal cause and agenda, I would go through as many social media platforms as possible.  Examples of the platforms would be Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and even LinkedIn.  These videos will already be embedded in the social media platform, or it will be one click away.  Furthermore, they are also one click away from the Christopher Reeves Foundation website where they can learn more and learn ways to help the cause.  They can also donate directly to he Christopher Reeves Foundation.  I would also email to all my family members and ask them to share with friends, family, and co workers.  This way the video can be shared and reach the optimum amount of people.

 

Final Project Direction

I think my group is thinking all in the same direction.  There is a very slight possibility that we can make an inspiring video of a particular individual with paralysis; however, we all understand that is likely not going to happen.  We agreed that we wanted to do a video about awareness.  We all really want to make a video that is going to be effective and make an impact.  The purpose of the video is to make people think about this and take action.  We want them to either keep this in the back of their minds and make an effort to learn more, and hopefully try to make a difference themselves.  Depending on the exact details of how we go through with this project and video, we may make it for different audiences.  We can make the audience college aged kids, or raise awareness in general.  For my idea and storyboard, I did make the audience college aged kids.  I think this audience is relevant to ourselves, and is not a likely target audience.  I do think it can be helpful though.  Our age will enter into the workforce soon, but are not fully there yet.  We can donate our time for right now, but we will be able to donate our money soon as well.  I think raising awareness for our age is important.