The Forever Wheel Response

Added by Alan Levine, response for GIFBooming A Quick Video Challenge

This was my second experiment with GIFBoom; since I had already done a stop motion, I decided to try to record something via video. My idea was to se up the iPad focused square on the wheel of my bicycle. Since it was inverted I could then crank the pedals and get a video of the wheel spinning. I set this up in front of my shed where the bike is stored; the light there was suitable as it was… Read more »

Not Happy About Losing Hair Response

Added by Alan Levine, response for GIFBooming A Quick Video Challenge

An experiment in stop motion animation. I looked about my kitchen looking for items that I could try some stop motion animation. My initial plan was to do a series showing the banana, then peeled, sliced, and slowly disappearing bit by bit. I found this setup in the corner of my kitchen that worked- I could lay the iPad in my cupboard, with the camera pointed down to wood cutting board (I use that often as a platform for object… Read more »

Wood Pens Made By My Friends Response

Added by Alan Levine, response for Make a Looping Short Video Challenge

I have quite the collection of wooden pens made by friends- who knew that so many educational technology types have a flair for wood working! The first ones cane from Di in Windsor Ontario, who saw some wood I had cut and asked for a piece to work with And I was amazed at what she emailed back. Eventually I visited her in Windsor and brought her a box of Arizona Oak. I also found out that Andy McKiel from… Read more »

Fifty People One Question Resource

Added by Alan Levine, resource for One Question (or Vox Populi) Audio Interviews Challenge

Fifty People One Question is an ongoing social experiment and film series exploring human connections through people and place. The project began in New Orleans in 2008 and has since traveled across the globe, touching millions of viewers. Along the way, the films have captured a small slice of humanity; to discover dreams, losses, reflections, stories and secrets, some shared and some completely unrepeatable.