Automating Video / Week 2 / Project 1

For the first Automating Video homework assignment, I used found YouTube clips for the videos. Since I needed to do some research for another ITP project on spray painting and techniques for painting trees, I used “how to” tutorials as source materials for the re-mixed videos.

My first attempt was stacking and concatenating the clips of 6 different YouTube videos:

MovDots from annemgal on Vimeo.

Then I tried to randomizing the clips to see what kind of happy accidents could arise. I tried to add multiple video clips, but I was having problems playing back the output–it wasn’t converting properly to a file that was readable in both Quicktime and VLC. In the video below, I liked how the random clips with the audio created a nice beat.

And finally, here’s a new interpretation of watching a painting tutorial:

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