frayadjacent: Buffy smirking over Giles with quarterstaff (BtVS: Tara Awkward)
I didn't complete it last year -- let's see if I do any better this year!


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Day One

In your own space, post a rec for at least three fanworks that you have created. It can be your favorite fanworks that you've created, or fanworks you feel no one ever saw, or fanworks you say would define you as a creator. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


Having just completed the 30 day vidding meme and the year-end vidding meme, I'm going to focus on stuff that I haven't recently talked to death.

Before I started vidding or had a Dreamwidth account, my gateway fandom was Buffy, and my gateway fan site/forum was Critically Touched.  As part of that tiny little community, I reviewed a couple of Angel episodes, including the season 4 episode "Players", focussing on one of my favorite characters from that show: Gunn.  Here's my review.

One time I made a bunch of icons with one Buffy image.  The idea was that I was criticizing the notion that Buffy is self-righteous or sanctimoneous or whatever, and contrasting that notion with what she lives with and faces every day.  But also I was trying to be funny?  Yeah, it was a bit much for a newbie iconner, but I still like the idea.  I keep one of these icons in my list even though I've never, ever used it.  Because it only makes sense to me.

My first year vidding, I made a vid about The Black Stallion.  And I still really like it!  I'm pleased with the musicality of it, and I like how it captures the spirit of how I felt about the film as a kid, and why the film holds up as an adult.  (Nostalgia + pretty cinematography.)

frayadjacent: Buffy smirking over Giles with quarterstaff (vidding!)
Title: The Island
Vidder:[livejournal.com profile] fray_adjacent12
Fandom: The Black Stallion (1979)
Song: Little Jonathan/The Wall by Paul Cantelon (from the Everything is Illuminated Soundtrack)
Warnings: Spoilers for first 1/3 of movie only.

Download and streaming under cut )
My god vidding a movie sure is easier than a TV show.  Or at least it's less work finding clips.  My first vid where I chose the topic before the music -- and finding the right song took longer than clipping did.

I wish I'd finished this soon enough to submit it to Vividcon's "Let My Lyrics Go" show, but alas.  Maybe next year I'll have something in VVC.  :)

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