First of all, I would like to thank you for providing us with these Mac Book Pros which are fast and very light weight, powerful, and top of the line laptops.
Hi my name is Brandon. I am a three year student in the CKTV Media Productions Class. I love to film, edit, and tell visual stories. I can tell you that when you get a laptop, it makes the production of our video go by much smoother. The laptops will be a very big benefit to the students in the class. First of all, being able to work on your project at home and school will help you meet deadlines better. It will also help us during competitions. And lastly, since it is a new computer, it will be faster than our other laptops.
Taking projects home will be a great way to get more work done on your project. You can use the laptop during class and then take the laptop home to work on your project even more. This will help with editing the most. Editing is something that you need to pay the most attention to because if the video is too long, you need to remove soundbites which can be a very hard thing to do. It is like a trial and error thing. It takes time when editing so bringing the laptop home will help decrease the days it takes to finish our project. Our projects wont be restricted to the school iMacs.
It will also help us during competitions. Every year, our class travels to the mainland to compete in the annual STN Convention. Its a competition where we have so many hours to create a video based on our category and topic. I was in the Spot Feature team. It was important to have a fast computer because we only had 3 hours to edit our video, and if it took 15 minutes to export, it would cost us a lot of time. So having a fast laptop is key to turning in videos on time.
In the media class. we try to make the best videos we can but we can't do that without the best equipment there is. The laptop will help us show our full potential. I know that our class is very fortunate to get these laptops and that without them, the production of our videos, would go by very slowly. And being able to have it very light weight makes it easier when we travel to the mainland with it.
So thank you again Uncle Toyo and the Murayama Ohana for giving us these special laptops. I will do my best to keep these laptops in great shape so that the next years students that join the class will have a brand new laptop to use. Thank you very much!
Brandon Marcos, 8th Grade