Last week we had to present our first assessment task for our studio which was to make a video essay. A video essay is essentially a film encompassing all your thoughts and ideas about a particular concept and combing them with accompanying footage, text and imagery. We made these video essays to demonstrate the direction we’re heading with our documentaries. Everyone’s ideas translated extremely well through their essay films and were captivating to watch. Some people’s concepts revolved around nostalgia, some around loss, some around travel, identity and more. Below are a few examples of these video essays to give you an idea of what we’ve been working on.