Category Archives: Social Media

End Of Pre Production For Stranger Things Podcast

Social Group Project  Blog  9 Monday 11 December 2017 Opening Sequence: “Goonies Never Say Die”- (Sean Astin) a.k.a Mickey  Can I get anymore 80’s by playing Van Halen-Jump and a Goonies quote, man I’m genuinely 80’s obsessed perhaps that why I connect to Stranger Things so much. Anyways…. This week is a pretty short blog … Continue reading End Of Pre Production For Stranger Things Podcast Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inspirations For Our Stranger Things Podcast

Social Group Project Blog 8 Sunday 10 December 2017   Opening Sequence: “Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.”– Jonathan Byers Good ol’ Jonathan perhaps the nicest character ever created, creators are the best kind of people they are the best storytellers because they don’t just follow, they create there own, because like myself … Continue reading Inspirations For Our Stranger Things Podcast Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

PRE-PRODUCTION BEGINS!

Social Group Project Blog 7 Friday 7 December 2017 Opening Sequence: “Brian Johnson: Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as … Continue reading PRE-PRODUCTION BEGINS! Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DIY-DMU Podcast 01

Tonight is the first DIY-DMU podcast, in which Dave, Mike, John and myself met up to talk about the different approaches we have to learning, and the kind of things we do to make our learning easier. We recorded the podcast in the concourse of the DMU Queens building. We will be running this podcast […] Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Documentary Media Month Podcast 005

Tonight’s podcast discussion at the Documentary Media Centre was totally absorbing. Lots to think about and consider from different directions and experiences. Thanks to John Coster, Dave Needham and Brahmrat Guletio for such an engaging conversation. Continue reading

Posted in Community Media, DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 011

TECH3022-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH3022 Social Media Practice.
Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TECH3022-18 Lecture Intro 011

TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 010

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the tenth lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 010

!The Upside Down!

Social Group Project  Blog  5 Saturday 19 November 2017 Opening Sequence: “Friends Don’t Lie”- (Millie Bobby Brown) a.k.a Eleven Bum bum bum bum bum bum ba bum ba ba bum, bum pewwww wew wew wawewww………… Yes I tried hymning the main theme from ‘Stranger Things’ as my introduction, yes I know I’m sad, although if you wanna listen to … Continue reading !The Upside Down! Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on !The Upside Down!

Activists you should follow: Danielle Muscato

Danielle Muscato, born 1984, is a full-time activist passionate about trans rights, animal welfare, and civil rights. Ms.Muscato’s work can be seen as early as 2004 when she founded FreeFiona.com, a website dedicated to help with the release of the album ‘Extraordinary Machine’ by Fiona Apple which was withheld from the public by the record […] Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Activists you should follow: Danielle Muscato

3 Creative Individuals : MR BEN BROWN / FunForLouis / James Gunn

3 Inspiring People That Use Social Media In A Creative Way Blog 4 Saturday 5 November 2017 Opening Sequence: “The Very Basic Core For A Man’s Living Spirit Is His Passion For Adventure” – Christopher Mccandless (Into The Wild) Ben Brown…. Who is he?, Why should you care?, What does he do & Will your life change … Continue reading 3 Creative Individuals : MR BEN BROWN / FunForLouis / James Gunn Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 3 Creative Individuals : MR BEN BROWN / FunForLouis / James Gunn

Why the Love Hate Reactions, Reactions from my Social Media

Most reactions are from my mates and most of them, they take the piss. Let me show you an example, firstly I know they’re joking about their comments and creating a rapport with me mostly but without further explanation here it is. In my previous blog I wrote about LadBible and there fail of sticking […] Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Why the Love Hate Reactions, Reactions from my Social Media

Morning Vibes

Personal Social Media Reaction    Blog 3 Saturday 28 October 2017 Opening Sequence: “Rather Than Love, Rather Than Money, Than Fame, Give Me Truth” : Christopher McCandless Into The Wild  ……Week 4…… Situation: Alive For Now. My weekly task set by John my sergeant for the next 3 years at university has told me to write a … Continue reading Morning Vibes Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Morning Vibes

Justice League Snapchat Promotion

A Creative Form Of Using Social Media  Blog  2 Saturday 21 October 2017 Opening Sequence: “Men are still good, we fight, we kill, we betray one another, but we can rebuild we can do better, we will. We have to” – Bruce Wayne a.k.a The Batman Hello Friend……….. We meet again. This week I sound and … Continue reading Justice League Snapchat Promotion Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Justice League Snapchat Promotion

Hello Friend……….

Hello Friend……… Blog 1 Friday October 21 2017 Opening Sequence: A man walks into a room sits down at his desktop, glances over at his cassette boombox, swings using his chair to place a cassette called ‘Brave New World’ into his boombox rather calmly. (Song Plays/ Where Is My Mind – Pixes) He swings back … Continue reading Hello Friend………. Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hello Friend……….

The First of Many

Hello there, my name is Molly and I’m a first year Communication Arts student. I have never written a blog before, but am looking forward to sharing my strange little life with you! Each social media platform offers a different value for me, Facebook mostly being used to see what family and old friends are … Continue reading The First of Many Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The First of Many

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: X

Today, I recorded a vlog on my own YouTube channel to wrap up the term two social media where I talk about my thoughts and feelings about the whole project.
You can watch the vlog below:

Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: X

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IX

After weeks of planning and putting plans into action, I can finally say that we have completed the final cut of our project and that the first ever video from L.B.L Views is now uploaded on our YouTube ready to watch! Don’t forgot to subscribe to our channel for future videos where we will be … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IX Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IX

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VIII

Today’s post will be about the editing process in Adobe’s Premiere Pro. As mentioned before, each group member was given two of the recorded questions each to cut down and edit which we will then collate and add music to as one once completed. Luckily, there wasn’t a lot of complex editing that had to … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VIII Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VIII

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VII

This week, we are finally ready to record the very first L.B.L Views video! The group arranged to meet briefly beforehand to discuss the order of things to make sure recording ran smoothly do that we wouldn’t run out of time (the room that we were in was scheduled for another booking after us so … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VII Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VII

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VI

Just a quick update for you this week: We now have some social media platforms set up for you guys so you can get in contact with us!

Add us on Snapchat @lbl.views
Or subscribe to us on our YouTube channel to watch all our latest videos here
Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: VI

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: V

This week, we’ll be prepping for the actual recording of the video. We thought over several locations for where this could take place such a waiting until class had finished to use the room, a syndicate room in the library or even one of our own rooms back in our flats but at last we … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: V Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: V

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IV

Today we focused on allocating roles between group members. We’ve decided that to speed up the editing process we will all contribute to making the video using Adobe Premiere Pro. Each group member will be given the rough footage of TWO questions each and they will be responsible to cut it down and edit in … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IV Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: IV

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: III

This week the task at hand was to source the material that we will be basing our material for our project from. As a group, we came to the decision that would source questions locally from our fellow classmates about life living as a student in Leicester and how it compares to their life back … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: III Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: III

Experimentation

Sketch of my main character, Azariah: The beginning process of digitising my sketch using ‘GIMP 2’. I made the picture black and white and then de-saturated the image- messing around with the colour sliders until I was satisfied with what I saw. This process allowed me to get rid of the appearance of the paper so it … Continue reading Experimentation Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Experimentation

Reflection on D&D

Overall it was a fun experience and I would recomend it to other people. I think the campaign created by the DM was creative and interesting. It worked really well to immerse us in it’s world. The other group members were very positive about the project too which in turn allowed for much easier interaction … Continue reading Reflection on D&D Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Reflection on D&D

The content begins

Having designed and created the framework last week, this week was all about content. We had collected images from all staff member, including names and a bio for their page. This was implemented rather easily, being just some text. However the one issue we had was the images.  The images we had collected were all … Continue reading The content begins Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The content begins

3. Random Day Shoot // 20.02.17

Again, we organised to meet up through Facebook messenger. We wanted to shoot during the day as that was when we all knew we were free this week. We plan to also do another shoot this week and in another … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 3. Random Day Shoot // 20.02.17

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: II

Today we met up to discuss some of the next steps in our project. We’ve decided that to keep track all the activities we have under gone for it, a page on the DMU Wiki for our group was the best way forward. Also, it makes the project feel more professional which is somewhat exciting. … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: II Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: II

SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: I

Recently I’ve been working on coming up with some key ideas for our social media group project with myself, Ayanna and Kellie. We decided on the name  “LBL Views” which is an abbreviation for London, Birmingham and Leeds, the birth place of each of the members within the group. The concept is that each week we’ll record the three of us talking … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: I Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on SOCIAL MEDIA GROUP PROJECT UPDATE: I

Rules and Demo

For the fourth meeting before we actually played the game we made sure to go over the rules to make sure we knew what we were doing. One of the hardest parts for me was understanding how magic works as it is a lot more convoluted than just hitting something with a sword which only … Continue reading Rules and Demo Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rules and Demo

Under construction 

With the site design having been chosen last week, we began to create the website. It started of very well and early signs of the site was given good feedback from our multimedia tutor.  We stuck with the design complety, opting not to change anything due to the great feedback received for the current design.  … Continue reading Under construction  Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Under construction 

Character Design

For this meeting we designed the characters and the way they should look however none of us are exceptional artists so the drawings will never be spot on to what we had in our minds originally. However I found that the other members of my groups designs were more interesting than my own, the most … Continue reading Character Design Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Character Design

Leicester Peoples Photogrpahic Gallery // 02.02.17

So, to kick off our first photographic adventure as Leicester Street Photographers, we thought a good place to start would get do some research and to look at a local gallery only a short walk from the DMU campus. Leicester … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Leicester Peoples Photogrpahic Gallery // 02.02.17

Aproaches to the Game

In our second meeting we reviewed the character sheets and made any changes that were needed in order for the character to work in the DM’s world. After that we made sure to fill in the backstories for the characters and we were prompted by the DM to add some place names into the backstories … Continue reading Aproaches to the Game Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aproaches to the Game

1. Using Social Media Platforms

As Leicester Street Photographers, we are using 2 main social media platforms; Facebook Instagram Even though we have other accounts set up we are posting to these two more regularly as these work best for our social group in order … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 1. Using Social Media Platforms

Tea Time Bakes ~ Progress

Our social group Tea Time Bakes has been meeting up weekly at a members flat of choice, as decided on a Facebook group chat, and baking. Last week we made allergy free brownies. To make these we had to find… Continue Reading →Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tea Time Bakes ~ Progress

Character Sheets

For our first meeting we met up and filled out our charcter sheets in order to get a good idea of what we were doing. We also looked through the rules and had Alex explain anything that was confusing to us. What are character sheets you may ask, well it’s sort of explained in the … Continue reading Character Sheets Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Character Sheets

Chosing a Character

As stated in the previous post roleplay is incredibly important when it comes to playing D&D this means that chosing an interesting character that you will enjoy playing is incredibly important. Now there are a few distinct choices of classes which a character can be, of course they can have subclasses but for the purpose … Continue reading Chosing a Character Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chosing a Character

How to play D&D

This will be a short guide on how to play D&D with regards to dice rolls and battles in particular. While stats determine a lot of how well the character performs in combat, dice rolls can also affect the way the character performs an action too and this doesn’t always just apply to only combat … Continue reading How to play D&D Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How to play D&D

Examples of D&D in Community Media

Even though D&D is at times considered someting for anti-social weirdos living out fantasys of a life they could never have or playing a character who is their idealized version of themselves but is also extremely unrealistic. The table top game can still be used as a form of community media which can be shared … Continue reading Examples of D&D in Community Media Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Examples of D&D in Community Media

TECH1002 – Summary of Learning Video

Below you can see the TECH1002 Summary of Learning video that I have produced talking about some of the things I have learnt during the module as well as some other points:
 
Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TECH1002 – Summary of Learning Video

The Last One…

The Final Goodbye… It’s emotional! It’s official, the last time we are doing a DMU Friends TV event. *cries* well at least for now… Who knows there could be more… but yes, the last event, and it was certainly a special one! This time there was quite a lot of people… Not sure if it […] Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Last One…

Social Media Group Project – Week 10

This week since it was the last week of this group project I added a few little parts to the Wiki page to fill the empty sections on it which can be seen below: Alongside this to finish the project … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Social Media Group Project – Week 10

Overview

Overall the car meets were successful and the social media networks got a lot of views and people looked at them. This shows a wide view of people that loved to see cars and share different types of views of … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in DIY-DMU, Social Media | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Overview