Episode 4: Grace Lee (What’s So Great About That?)

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This week’s guest is Grace Lee, who operates the popular video essay channel, What’s So Great About That? on YouTube. Grace and host Will DiGravio talk about how Grace’s fine art background influences her video essays, what it is like having one’s video essay go viral, how to please the YouTube algorithm, and discuss her essay, “Feathered Foes: Birds in Horror.” They also discuss the desktop documentary “Reading//Binging//Benning” by Chloé Galibert-Laîné and Kevin B. Lee.

Preview to Episode 5 – #DoYourHomework

Our next guest will be Jacob T. Swinney, who previously worked at Fandor and operates the popular Twitter account, First & Final Frames. We will dive deep into his video essay of the same name, “First and Final Frames.”

News from Today’s Show!!

Access [in]Transition HERE.

 Learn more about Repetition and Variation: Video Essays as Comparative Film and Television Studies Methodologies HERE 

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