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20 October 2010 @ 07:02 pm
Holy shit you guys this season is already absolutely killing me because there is already TOO MUCH TO EDIT. I can't even. I can't. I started this the night of the premiere, it surprised me that it took so long but it was so delicate and I really didn't want to waste it or screw it up. I've wanted to do this version of this song forever, I'm trying to find my emails with Gemma about it but they were ages ago (EDIT: FOUND. September 24, 2008 oh my god, it's enough to make me cry because whoever would have thought ♥). It was sort of an, "if they ever hook up, this video should happen" conversation, and now they're together and it's even more perfect than I could have envisioned for this.


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A House/Cuddy episodic video that aims to be a lyrical recap of "Help Me" & "Now What?", drawing parallels and communicating even the little moments that lead to up to their new, romantic relationship. Set to Can't Help Falling In Love by Ingrid Michaelson.

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23 September 2010 @ 01:54 am
[95] House 7x01; aaaaall House/Cuddy
(might do some of the team later, but let's be real, I probably won't)


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19 September 2010 @ 06:18 pm
I hate that I haven't put a video out over summer hiatus, I wanted to but I had never been so busy! I worked on a film, doing art department and photography, and then I edited a "fanvideo" of this fashion with our footage, so that's where my summer/Final Cut time went. :( But! In honor of the new season (THE SEASON OF EPIC), I managed to finish this this weekend - I started it almost a year ago TO THE DAY. I checked my email outbox because I knew I had sent it to Gemma in an "OMG, VID IDEA" email, and the date on that was 9/21/09. It blew my mind. ♥ But god, I had SO much fun with this one, it was so incredibly uplifting to watch this unfold, to spend time smiling and flying with these gorgeous people.


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A video that studies House's time at Mayfield Psychiatric Hospital and how it prepares him for a healthy relationship with Cuddy. It takes a look at the obstacles he overcomes, the quirky-beautiful people he meets, and how he's able to change their lives just as much as they change his. Everyone leaves a better human being - having lived more, having loved more. Set to Closer to Love by Mat Kearney.

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This is harder to release than most, not because I'm not ready to let it go, but because it's still sinking in, all of it, so it's like I almost I don't even fully get it, like I don't know what quite to write in any of these spaces. I suppose it's okay, since I feel like this video can speak for itself (I'll do some commentary anyway), but god. God. It felt so good to get this out of my system. I'm reluctant to use that phrasing because it could imply that I didn't care or that I didn't put in very much effort, both of which would be lies. I just mean that when the finale happened, right when it ended, I had SO much to say and not enough hands and time and programs to say it all at once. So just having this done takes a huge amount of internal pressure off because I was literally bursting at the seams. I still am. I still have so many things to say by way of art. But it's a lot better now that I've at least said one of the many. ♥


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A House/Cuddy (♥ ♥ ♥) video that recaps the finale and also doubles as a minor House character study. It takes a look into his past and his pain, surrounding his leg, his addiction, and (his) Cuddy. It's all thrown together - is he certain about the wrong things? Right to be uncertain about others? Which goes with which? Set to "Uncertainty" by The Fray.

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15 May 2010 @ 06:12 am
Okay, this, for real, is one of my babies. They all are, but this one especially just because it's been in my life for so long. I had this song picked out before we even got into this stuff, it hit me just after reading spoilers and I just hoped that enough fitting source material would come out to match. I got lucky - it did. Also, huge kudos to my wonderful mother, who is not only my personal video beta, but too was a huge help tonight when it came to this artwork. I told her I needed a shot of Cuddy to put in the middle and she was all, "OH!! OH!! What about the one... *facepalm* IDK WHAT EPISODE IT IS, but they're outside his office, and she's looking up at him and she's got a tear and I DON'T REMEMBER WHAT IT WAS EXACTLY ABOUT BUT I CAN SEE IT and it looks so much like she's just frustrated and ripped apart and giving up..." I first went for Joy and she was like, "No. NO." and then I totally knew what she meant. ♥ It was also her idea to make a point of cutting through her heart.

I cried a little the first time I watched this back. Not because I was glad to be done or anything, but because it was only then that I fully understood just how much this situation sucks. Not just for House, but for everyone. And god, THAT is why I love this art. I know I've said it before, but it is the way that I make sense of things that are too complex for me to personally verbalize. I can cut and move and organize and pair up and break down and then seeing it dance back at me with rhythm just completely clears everything up for me. And not only that, but it pushes me so much deeper, things occur to me on the editing board that I never would have thought of in real-life, in plain thought. I swear to god, I would not love things even half as much if I didn't edit them.


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A House/Cuddy/Lucas video (spoilers up to mid-S6) that compares House & Lucas, and how one is able to make Cuddy happy and one is not in the same given situation. Also looks at House/Lucas - House lost more than a love interest when Lucas & Cuddy started dating, he lost a friend. The show doesn't really play up to that aspect and I think there's a lot of potential there so I tried to tap into that a little bit (as well as the fact that House & Lucas have a lot in common). Set to "Breakeven" by The Script.

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mood: tiredtired
 
 
 
09 May 2010 @ 01:18 am
I'd like to start this post by saying thank you to those of you who have been asking about the possibility of new videos lately, especially this week. I don't know if it's because we're nearing the end of the season or what, but it seemed to come at me from a lot of different directions, and it wasn't until people mentioned it that I realized just how long it's actually been since I've put a video out. It really upset me when I looked at dates - 6 months is disgusting. So thank you for still being interested, even in spite of my unintended/unintentional hiatus, and thank you for bringing it to my attention because it was really inspiring. Also, HUGE thank you to januarynineteen, who was not only an amazing cheerleader, but also so completely willing to help me with whatever audio I needed - she was right on top of it. She said she didn't want me to be limited in my creativity, and that meant the world to me. So thank you so much for everything.


I loved making this one because it was so effortless. Don't get me wrong, it took work and tears, but I was never short on plans or things to say about this idea, is what I mean. There are some videos that I start to struggle with about halfway through - trying to organize, fill in, communicate effectively what's going on in my head - and then there are some that just flow as if I'm not even here. It just fell right out of me, so quickly. If making this video was a conversation, I was speaking three words at a time. I always feel odd when I can make a whole video in one or two days. It makes me feel like I'm not pushing hard enough, because normally they take weeks and weeks. But I had a beautiful time with this, I felt a lot of love, I felt so much of her and what she's been through, and that's another reason I love editing so much - it's like I get to spend time with people I love, who, because they don't belong to my corporeal world, I will never get to be in a room with. So I make a room, each video is a room.


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you give me hope, in spite of everything,
you show me love, even in so much pain
so i'll take this life,
and live like i've
been given another try.


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In honor of Mothers Day. ♥ ♥ ♥ I choose to see Cuddy as a literal angel of sorts to lost, sick, or abandoned children, and I'm torn up about how despite her grace, she struggles so badly to become a mother herself. I've seen it in real-life, too - the women who are so beautiful to kids seem to be the ones who are denied having them (while some of the most unfit parents to ever walk the earth have several). It's something that's always bothered me, so that's what this video does - juxtaposes her grace, love, and care towards other children, with her own sadness and desire to get pregnant or have a child of her own. Set to "You Give Me Hope" by Ryan Kirkland.

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05 May 2010 @ 12:18 am
→ 1 ~Spoilery~(? not really though?) House/Cuddy wallpaper, +3 iconsCollapse )

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14 November 2009 @ 04:20 am
I will definitely be making more, as well as iconing the rest of the episode, but for now. ♥

[30] House 6x07; dance scene


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02 November 2009 @ 04:24 am
I've been doing this video for 10 days short of a year and it's been such a part of me (no pun) for so long and it's finally finished and I finally feel ready to let it go. I've been trying to think of how I'd explain this to people. It's like, if House and Cuddy were a legend or myth that you'd tell your kids at bedtime, with a moral lesson to be learned, how would it go? You know, those childhood stories about those non-human characters that are unnatural and magic and warped and end up in tragedy because of their own mistakes? And there's a twist and a wicked ending? Yeah, it's like that. A really fucking sick fairy tale that you take at face value when you're young but then you grow up and see the symbolic side and realize that it's twistedly romantic and sexy and depressing and deeper and more complicated than you ever thought, and it makes you cry because now you're mature enough to actually feel for these characters who are destined to spiral downwards in spite of their intentions. They just don't know any better. And you just pity them and feel for them (maybe even identify with them now) and understand and god it breaks your heart. It almost hurts and scares you more now than it did when you were young, except in different ways. Real ways. Maybe I'm building it up, I don't know, but I felt all of these things and continue to feel them and I knew when I was doing this that it had the potential to not be understood because it's SO different than what I normally do, but I had to do it anyway. It's still their true story when you strip it down and look at it symbolically, but visually it's presented differently, it has a different physical face. Reach deep and use your imagination.


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I asked myself, "If House and Cuddy were a fairy tale, what would it look like?", and this is what came out. House is a powerful, almost insect-like thing who has the ability to manipulate the movement of objects, nature, and precipitation. He can control everything around him... except her. Cuddy is a fair-skinned, ethereal beauty who notices the weather and continually hears a haunting piano melody, not knowing at first that he's the one responsible. Their story unfolds as they piece together their world and discover their twisted attraction to one another. Done very much in reverse-motion and set to Ingrid Michaelson's "Mosquito".

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mood: creative
 
 
 
[10] Paula Abdul, Vh1 Divas (Performance)
[25] Glee: 1x02
[25] Lisa E, Lisa/Hugh @ LA House Premiere
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