For the Documentary Project, we were tasked with the idea of portraying the story of an interesting person, group, place, idea or issue and finding contemporary research sources to develop a perspective on the subject and determine their significance in the community. In English, we wrote a book about our subject which in my case was a profile documentary on my grandfather. In Design, we used created graphic elements and overall style of our book. In Digital Media, we created a commercial on our subject, which gives the audience an overall idea of what the documentary is about. We also coded a website to display all of the work we have done in the unit.
I did my documentary project on my grandfather, Robert Matthews. When he was in college, he contracted bulbar polio. The polio paralyzed his pharynx (vocal cords) and left lasting damage on his neck muscles, leaving them weak. I chose to write it about my grandfather because I realized how little I knew about his life and what an incredible story he has to share. I can only hope that through this project I did his story justice.
Here's a screenshot of how I made my IntroVideo: