Creators: Misti Smith and Makenzie Maynard – Pikeville Independent High School
For our short film, we wanted to tell a story about something that everyone can relate to – Growing up. As seniors, we are faced with many difficult decisions that will affect the rest of our lives. This video shows how we were able to overcome the obstacles of growing up and find peace in our decisions.
About TransMedia Storytelling on The Holler: Digital storytelling, specifically video production, requires knowledge of many subjects and topics within those content areas, but the foundational material can be taught using a specific set of skills. Thinking visually, interviewing and connecting with people, planning production, using video cameras, framing shots and capturing the action, and finally editing footage to form a finished product. By mastering these fundamental skills, students can concentrate their efforts on content and focus on creating professional products.