I am applying to a Stern business school course, “Tech and the City”, during the spring semester.
The course is a joint production of Union Square Ventures and Stern. The course revolves around being embedded in a USV portfolio company
I ended up shooting my video at home, since it is difficult to find a quiet space to squat on the ITP floor.
I prepared an outline of a script before hand and had decided on a basic structure. However, the wording and delivery I had planned on fell apart quickly once I started recording and I ended up rewriting on the fly.
I enjoyed parallel shooting and writing, but I also got tired of repeating myself and speaking for an extended period of time. The take I ended up using was usually around the 5th take. As a result, my delivery came out very monotonous and dry. It was also a result of my dread of watching myself recorded in audio and video.
- Be more animated and try out different deliveries
- Drink coffee in the morning (I forgot in my hurry to get the shooting done before class)
- Allow more time to shoot and write in parallel