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Ideas for an Anti-school web series or documentary
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Ideas for an Anti-school web series or documentary

Hello again SS. I have been extremely frustrated lately with school, people, and life in general. So I thought of a way to relieve some of that stress. By making some sort of video(s) to be released on YouTube about school. Here are my current ideas.

Anti-school documentary/web series.

-Shots of mass amounts of students.
-Commentary outlining the history of school, where it came from, why it was created, who created it. Etc.
-Interviews/dialogue with students gathering a diversity of opinions.
-Possible changes to be made to present system.
-For the time being alternatives to compulsory schooling.
-Possible connections between school and mental illness, teen deaths, insomnia, etc.
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TIME GOALS:
-Between 10 to 30 minutes long if it is a documentary. 5 to 15 minutes per episode if it is a web series.
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PURPOSE:
-To show those who take their time to watch it how dysfunctional our present schooling system is.
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These are in no way my final ideas and I would appreciate some feedback or criticism of these ideas. -THE GREAT CEREAL_KILLER
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Ideas for an Anti-school web series or documentary

Where's xcriteria when you need him?

We've been having a lot of discussion on the IRC, various G+ threads, various Google Hangouts, etc, on a "renaissance" of sorts on School Survival. AKA, basically when SS gets "on the map" of sorts.

Do you have anyone that can help you in this documentary?

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Yeah I've got a few friends who can help me and they're all relatively skilled in filming.
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RE: Ideas for an Anti-school web series or documentary

(05-11-2014 03:19 PM)Cereal-Killer Wrote:  Anti-school documentary/web series.

-Shots of mass amounts of students.
-Commentary outlining the history of school, where it came from, why it was created, who created it. Etc.
-Interviews/dialogue with students gathering a diversity of opinions.
-Possible changes to be made to present system.
-For the time being alternatives to compulsory schooling.
-Possible connections between school and mental illness, teen deaths, insomnia, etc.
------------------------------------------

TIME GOALS:
-Between 10 to 30 minutes long if it is a documentary. 5 to 15 minutes per episode if it is a web series.
------------------------------------------

PURPOSE:
-To show those who take their time to watch it how dysfunctional our present schooling system is.

It sounds like we've got a formatting idea! We've got to show xcrit this! Excellent work.

I'd like to help however I can; perhaps I could be a narrator.

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RE: Ideas for an Anti-school web series or documentary

Yeah, this is very much along the lines of what a number of us have been talking about. Let's talk. Smile

I think the best approach is to start by getting footage, put it out as a web series (your own and/or contribute to ours) and it's always possible to edit the key parts into a traditional film later on.

Some related threads:

Transmedia series+course idea over the summer:
https://plus.google.com/1059086549590682...jZQ5FhKgxZ

Conversation about doing a series on this thread:
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

But overall, let's just talk, maybe in the chat.

Do you have parents, teachers, and so on you can interview?

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(05-12-2014 12:07 AM)Cereal-Killer Wrote:  Yeah I've got a few friends who can help me and they're all relatively skilled in filming.

This is great.

Is it possible to invite them on SS?

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