For this assignment you are to decide on who is special to you. It could be a relative, sibling, parent, friend, mentor, celebrity, or anyone. Then you are to make a video of images or video clips of them showing all the different things that they do that makes them special to you. Add music, animation, transition, anything to make the video. In your write-up be sure to explain why the person is special to you.

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Assignment from the DS106 Assignment Bank originally submitted by Travis Peed.

Example for "Special Person Montage":
https://vimeo.com/111648729

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15 Responses Completed for this Challenge

  • My Best Friend (Meredith, @merebmagee)

    Check out my story about how I met my best friend.

  • Dadoo (Jake Henry, @jakehenry_)

    This is an exercise about video.

  • Special Person Slideshow (Jake Henry)

    This assignment was very meaningful to me. For this assignment, I had to create slideshow about someone who is special…

  • David Beckham (Ryan Cass, @_ryancass_)

    For my second video challenge I chose to make a montage of someone special to you and I chose to make a montage of David Beckham.

  • 19 years strong (Taylor Britt)

    This was by far my favorite challenge. For this particular video assignment, I had to choose someone that was special to me and make a special person montage dedicated to them. I decided to make my video about my best friend Alex Berry. I have known Alex since I was three years old. We first …

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  • Shout Out To You, Mom (Audrey Gililland)

    For this challenge, I created a video montage of a special person in my life, my mom. My mom has always been my biggest role model throughout my life, so there was no hesitation in deciding who to choose for this video. My mom has been there through all of my ups and downs in […]

  • A Lovely Day (Riley Denton, @righlayyy)

    Video Project #1

  • Cheers to you, John Robert. (Maddy Payne)

    For this assignment, I was tasked with creating a video on someone who is special to me. Making the video was harder than I expected. I used iMovie to create it, and I do not have much experience with the application. I decided to create my video featuring my father – John Robert Payne, because …

    Continue reading “Cheers to you, John Robert.”

  • Working on my video skills (Wyatt Hebblethwaite)

    This assignment was hard.  20% because I did not have, like, any of the right software to do it.  80% because of the subject of the video.  The girl you see is Rachael Wright.  She is my girlfriend of 3 years and has been gone this summer overseas.  Needless to say, there have been several …

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  • GO CUBS GO (My blog)

    It was very challenging for me to find one person that stood out among the rest that was so special to me that they only deserved to be in my montage. I started going through all of my Facebook photos trying to decide who was the most special person to me, when I realized that […]

  • Talkin’ Bout My Gale (Lara Olivia Olfers)

    For this challenge, I decided to make a video montage of my best friend, Christine Gale. In the two years she went to OU before transferring to TCU, we became sorority sisters, roommates and best friends. She is someone who is not afraid to do anything, including transfer to a new school with no friends … [Read more…]

  • Momma’s Girl (Mackenzie Metzger)

    My mom has been my biggest role model since I can remember. From her fashion sense to her bubbly personality, people just seem to flock to her. Because of this, I naturally decided to make my special person montage about her. Her favorite band is The Beatles and she used to always sing “Here Comes the Sun” […]

  • This one’s for you, Sam (My blog)

    Link to view the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByVbIEN9v16NTGh5eHRTOWJvUEE/view I chose to do my video about my older sister, Sam. My sister passed away from brain cancer at age 22 this past December so I couldn’t think of a more perfect person to make a video montage for. Her absolute favorite thing in the world to do was … Continue reading “This one’s for you, Sam”

  • This ones for the birthday girl! (Drew’s News)

    I chose this challenge from the challenge bank because it lined up perfectly for one of the many people who make my life special. Tomorrow, November 3, is my older sister Jordan’s birthday. In honor of her, I chose to make my video about her adventurous and spontaneous life. Jordan is special to me because […]

  • Captain Chubs (caffeine encounters )

    Within a couple days of meeting me, I will probably show you a picture of my niece. Within a week, you’ll see a video. I’ll probably have you watch it twice to get the full effect. Now, I KNOW that I’m biased, but strangers have stopped us on the street to tell us how cute … Continue reading Captain Chubs

3 Tutorials for this Challenge

  • My Person (Site Title)

    For this assignment I was required to decide on one person who means a lot to me. Considering I am very blessed and have many people to choose from, I felt it most fitting to talk about my best friend and boyfriend, Brandon. For the assignment I was required to make a video to represent…Read more My Person

  • GO CUBS GO (My blog)

    It was very challenging for me to find one person that stood out among the rest that was so special to me that they only deserved to be in my montage. I started going through all of my Facebook photos trying to decide who was the most special person to me, when I realized that […]

  • This one’s for you, Sam (My blog)

    Link to view the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByVbIEN9v16NTGh5eHRTOWJvUEE/view I chose to do my video about my older sister, Sam. My sister passed away from brain cancer at age 22 this past December so I couldn’t think of a more perfect person to make a video montage for. Her absolute favorite thing in the world to do was … Continue reading “This one’s for you, Sam”

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