Video of the Day: Shark Surfer

Posted 5 months, 1 week ago
 

Today's video of the day is from about 10 years ago, but it's a great video and is a great example of editing and arc of story.  The video (before the days of HD it seems) shows a surfer dude who wants to surf with the sharks.  In terms of arc of story, this is the payoff. It's right in the title, Shark Surfer, so we are expecting to see in this video surfing with a shark.  The video does not just go right into that though. You could imagine, and I'm sure there are videos on YouTube now, a video with that title just showing someone surfing with sharks. This video, though, takes us back a few steps and we see the surfer preparing. We see his giant meat fishing rod, onlookers and whatnot. This makes the video much more full, and it created anticipation for when he gets the shark. 

The editing in this video is also great. Rather than just one camera we have a few angles expertly put together. Take notes during this one!

 


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