Category Archive: Post Production Journal

“Oh Yeah” Crew: Production Reflection

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Oh Yeah Productions is made up of four high school students from the west side of Chicago. Our goal this summer is to produce an appealing documentary about the lives of a Fortune… Continue reading

Furious 4: Production Reflection

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Furious 4 Productions’ documentary digs deeper into the meaning of masculinity and the various role expectations that come with being a man. It explores the way men handle relationships, as well as some… Continue reading

Safe Spaces: Production Reflection

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Our documentary is about “Preventing Violence” through safe spaces using music, art,dance and food. I am the producer of the group (Armoni, far right). I make phone calls, schedule the interviews and I… Continue reading

Anita’s Summer Reflection

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Two things I learned this summer is that you have to be persistent in whatever you’re doing in life and that it’s always good to share your ideas because you never know who… Continue reading

Ana’s Summer Refelction

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The things I learned this summer is getting more comfortable with the position I was assigned to which was camera operating and fixing lighting, make sure people have head room, talking space etc.… Continue reading

Jonathan’s Summer Reflection

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The first thing I learned this summer was how to cope in a work environment something that made me really nervous coming into the program. After the second day everything felt low key… Continue reading

Yahyness’s Summer Reflection

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Two things i learned this summer was that Chicago is one of the most segregated city and that in the U.K you can graduate high school at 16. We met kids from Iraq… Continue reading

Tiara’s Summer Reflection

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Two things I’ve learned this Summer was that it takes both determination and confidence to produce a documentary. When things get tough, and the subjects that were so eager to participate in the… Continue reading

Emanuel’s Summer Reflection

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Two things I learned this summer are┬ánew angles I can use for next time and to be able to move fast to keep up with everyone else. One thing that has happened to… Continue reading

Blue J’s: Post Production

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Right now we are finishing up our documentary. We have gathered interviews and captured lots of footage for our editors to put together. Things are starting to come together and we are near… Continue reading