New Ron Paul video - 2012 Presidential QuizSubmitted by Mr. Spock on Tue, 05/31/2011 - 14:42
Hi, folks –
I created and uploaded a video to youtube. The target audience is someone who knows little or nothing about Ron Paul. Rather than creating a video that was just a bunch of statements ("Ron Paul believes..."), which would typically elicit the "That's nice," or "So what?" or "I don't believe (or agree with) that," type of responses, I decided to use the "quiz" format – asking questions instead of making statements.
Instead of saying here's what Ron Paul says/believes, blah, blah, blah, I figured I would imply, whether the viewer is conscious of it or not, that these are the questions a person needs to know the answers to in order to pick a President; not whatever criteria they have used in the past. Additionally, I'm making the point that all of the other candidates are the same – it doesn't matter who you pick.
The video is very simple. It wasn't my goal to use a bunch of fancy slide transitions or animations. Just something that was simple yet hopefully visually appealing and some fairly zippy music so you wouldn't get bored. It's not set in concrete, so I'm open to suggestions about adding or deleting questions, rephrasing, etc. I played around with different wording and a few different questions, but it reaches a point where you have to shoot the engineer and start production. So I uploaded something I was basically happy with, and then will wait for comments. The music faded right at the end, but somehow in the upload to youtube, I think the video was slightly truncated, and so it seems to end abruptly. If I redo it, I'll fix that for the next upload.
Let me know what you think. Here's the video: