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02.11 Abstract Video Research and Ideation Assignment

Assignment Deliverables

  • Upload .pdf of research and ideation sketches
  • Label file YYYYMMDD Lastname Firstname Abstract Video Research Ideation.pdf


Review the artists and videos on the Abstract Video page in this module. Watch the videos, visit the artists’ websites, go down algorithmic rabbit holes on YouTube and Vimeo. Make notes about what you find interesting and why. Then use this as the basis for developing your own ideas and ideation about future abstract video creations.

Draw frames and compositions of potential abstract videos. Think about abstract images in sequence using storyboards to depict your ideas.

Grading Rubric

Notes About Artists15 points
Abstract Video Ideation15 points
Sketches10 points
File Management10 points