Final Screening

Dear Friends,

We finally made it here, the final screening. Below is our project that we’ve been working for 2 months. I hope you guys enjoy it.

Feel free to comment!

Thank you and wish you guys have the best day everrrrrrrrrrrr!

Womee Team.

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Final Critique Feedback!

Here’s all the feedback we’ve received during the critique!



-Tighten up video, in the spaces

-Quicken traffic light clip

-Lose Scooby Doo scene in Jazz’s music video


-wait a second for title to appear after door closes

-Have conversation of mom and nhi come in early after nhi closes door(or during)



-7 mins or close to

Three different kinds of energy  during the film


-Segment – shelter


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Rough Cut Feedback

Got a lot of good feedback for tips on what we should add to our film and here they are!


  • Parallel Nhi’s homesickness w/ Animals looking for home
  • Roomies playing with pet
  • Intimate moments @ shelter
  • Close Ups

Go Pro

  • First person shot
  • Cat View


  • interacting with cat
  • @ volunteer and playing with the cats


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Our film is about:

Nhi’s journey to find the perfect cat and her realization that animal shelters are amazing.

To make this approach, we are gonna talk about:

1.) Pros/Cons of pet adoption

2.) Pets/Animals

3.) The Process

4.) Nhi’s Story

5.) Puppy Mills

6.) Over Population

7.) Staffs/Volunteers

8.) Pet Shelter


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Interview Questions w/ Justin Kurup

We have an interview with Just Kurup, the human education of EBSPCA.

Here are the interview questions:

1.) Tell me about you: your name, your job, how long have you worked there?

2.) How did you get involved with East Bay SPCA?

3.) Why do you think adopting pet is a great thing to do?

4.) Why are rescue homeless animals a concern for a whole community?

5.) Do you know about Puppy Mills issues?*

6.) Can you talk about Overpopulation of homeless animals?* Ex: Cat

7.) Why are all of the issues above an urgent issue?*

8.) How do you think that Shelters could help to stop the cycle of Puppy Mills?

9.) How can other people get involved with helping pets at shelters?

Note: * means the most important questions.

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1. The story in my Project: how Pet Adoption is important.

2. Conflict: Puppy Mills issue

3. Core Concept:

– Why we need to adopt pets? What are the jobs of staffs and volunteers at the animal shelters?

– What is Puppy Mills issue?

– How Pet Adoption can stop Puppy Mills?

– What should people do to support the Animal Shelters?

4. Evidence of Access



Jessica Bundang and Rita Wilds (Marketing Manager at the East Bay SPCA)

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Krista Jordan (Marketing Manager at East Bay SPCA)


Me in the East Bay SPCA clothes for Volunteer

5. Media using: videos, recording sounds, After Effects to make animated examples of Puppy Mills.

6. Tone/mood that I’m going for: something sounds happy, fun and NOT sad. Even it’s sad about Puppy Mills issue, but I don’t want to let people feel pressure and just adopt pets at shelters because they feel pity for them. I make this project to let people understand that where they should go to buy a pet, which is the animal shelters, and if they do that, they actually can stop the Puppy Mill business, which can stop the Puppy Mill Cycle.

7. Storyboard for my big Videos

a. Me: talking about how myself relate to the topic “Pet Adoption” and how I found East Bay SPCA.

b. Interview of people introducing themselves

– East Bay SPCA: volunteers and staffs-Rita Wilds

– Family that have adopted pet: Jess and Midge

c. Explaining how the East Bay SPCA runs, how adoption pets is important.

– Staffs from East Bay SPCA: Rita Wilds

d. Issues of Puppy Mills

– Me: transition from shelters to Puppy Mills

– Staffs or Volunteers at East Bay SPCA: talk about Puppy Mills, how Shelters can affect on stopping the cycle of puppy mills.

(Note: make animation video describing puppy mills)

e. Passion of helping animals

– Staffs or Volunteers at East Bay SPCA: why working at the shelter? what is their motivation?

– Family that have adopted pet: why they want to adopt pet at shelter rather than at pet store?

f. Interview: How to help shelters

– Staffs or volunteers at East Bay SPCA: talking about how people could support the shelter.

(Donation, volunteering, foster care parents,etc.)

– Family that have adopted pet: talking about how they feel when they adopt their cat, and how they could do to support the shelter.



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Volunteer Opportunity

Last Saturday (Aug. 16), I went to the East Bay SPCA orientation for volunteering. And the good news is I’ll start volunteering for the East Bay SPCA in the next few weeks. This is not only for my project, but also I feel great to somehow support the animal shelter. I hope that everything will be fine and I’m really excited for my first shift at the East Bay SPCA.



The East Bay SPCA front door

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My Sound Recording: Core Concept

This is the audio recording me talking about my core concept on the project.

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The East Bay SPCA

This is the shelter that I will choose for my project (if nothing goes wrong). So, I think I should let people know a little more about this great shelter.

The East Bay SPCA has a very long history. In the October 4th of this year, it will celebrate its 14oth celebration. Here is their site:

Their mission is to commit to the welfare of cats and dogs in the communities they serve. They strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals.

East Bay SPCA has 3 locations around the Bay Area:

1. East Bay SPCA, Oakland
Spay/Neuter Surgery Center
410 Hegenberger Road
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: 510-639-7387 

2. East Bay SPCA, Oakland
Adoption Center & Veterinary Clinic
8323 Baldwin Street
Oakland, CA 94621
Adoptions: 510-569-0702

3. East Bay SPCA, Dublin
Adoption Center & Spay/Neuter Surgery Center
4651 Gleason Drive
Dublin, CA 94568
Adoptions: 925-479-9670
Spay/Neuter: 925-479-9674

I will choose the adoption center in Oakland for my project. I just got the email for their approval on my project last night, so I’ll schedule a day to go to their shelter and update some more pictures on my blog later.

Wish me luck ( ;


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