10 hella funny videos about journalism you must see

Multimedia Immersion rap from News Photog on Vimeo.

In celebration of the kick off of the NPPA Multimedia Immersion workshop in Syracuse, N.Y., Evan Vucci and Matt Ford produced this silly music video about being multimedia journalists.

The video is a parody of Jay-Z’s On To The Next One.

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Five Things
The Elements of a Short Story

This Flocabulary song teaches students the five elements in a short story (plot, character, conflict, theme, and setting). The song was comissioned by an after school program with the Chicago public schools.

Man on Wire

This spellbinding documentary is one of the best movies I saw last year. It’s a creative tour de force.I was glued to my seat despite know the outcome. That’s good movie making!

Don’t think a documentary about a high-wire walker could be worth 5 stars? Think again! This riveting and inspirational movie combines still photographs, reenactments, actual video, and interviews with the people involved in Phillipe Petit’s high wire adventures.

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Young @ Heart

The chorus’ tireless musical director leads the group through a series of hilariously chaotic rehearsals, proving that hard rock can be hard work — especially when you’re hard of hearing! Climaxing in a triumphant performance that will leave you cheering, their inspiring story celebrates the unbreakable bonds of friendship and the life-affirming power of music!

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I Like Killing Flies

You won’t see a better documentary that proves the idea that it’s about the story and characters, not about what camera you use or where you hold the microphone. That said, you also won’t see a more poorly filmed documentary in your life. It’s bad, very bad. You can see the filmmaker holding the mic in the subjects face, horrible jump cuts, framing, sequencing, the list goes on. But you should take the time to see this film for the incredible characters and story arch. I get the feeling that the director, Matt Mahurin, needed to tell this story. It’s got heart. The gritty filmmaking just might compliment the jarring characters and environment.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Drinking Game!

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye. No one needs to be convinced that HCB is the greatest photographer to walk God’s green earth, so I did back flips when I saw this title on Netflix. As a person I was always left with the impression that HCB became a crusty old man who never let himself be photographed and thumbed his nose at photography for the art of painting and sketching. So I was surprised that this doc actually got made.
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