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Made For Web Convention!

About a month ago, Youtube in association with some other media things in Israel organized a convention in Jerusalem named “Made For Web”.
 Luckily I found out about it from a friend of mine and a fellow Israeli youtuber – Idan Matalon. BTW I made a documentary on him and we’re uploading it soon 🙂
I missed the beginning since I had an exam in the morning [97 final, thanks for asking] and they have apparently showed a video I was in! 
The Jerusalem Gangnam Style the university produced.
Here’s me!
So besides Idan, I met Aci, another friend who is also a blogger and he covered some of the cool things I did on YouTube, so you should definitely check him out if you can read Hebrew.

A month before this convention, youtube had a partner meetup convention thingy as well, with lectures and freebies too [and yes, there is a video for that coming up soon too :)], but this one was much more interesting and helpful, a lot because of the speakers who were fucking fascinating and talked about more practical stuff on how to interact more with the audience, do collabs, and so on.
One of them was Casey Neistat, an awesome person who does really cool videos on youtube and makes a living off of commercials for huge companies, and he and he’s brother even have an HBO series!

After Casey, Matt Koval came to speak. Matt was a vlogger on YouTube and has a great channel, and now he works for YouTube and at the YouTube space in California. He talked about really important things you should think about when creating content.

After that there was a panel of Israeli creators, and after that was done, me, Idan and our new friend we met at the convention went for a small tour in Jerusalem guided by yours truly 🙂
Love you My Maniacs!♥
Hen

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Game of Thrones Season Finale WTF?!?!?!

Hello Maniacs!

If you haven’t seen yet episode 9 of season 3 of GOT you’re going to have spoilers here.
Go see it and come back.

Here’s my first reaction the that episode as captured by my brother who knew all about what’s coming.

But after relaxing I got to think more seriously about the effect that show has on our cinema and storytelling.

Game of Thrones.
What were you thinking?
No…seriously…what the hell was going through your mind?

I know the story is based on a book, and I assume what happened to Robb and Catelyn happened also in the book, but I think that show seriously breaks every rule in film making, cinema and storytelling.
Traditional cinema is all about creating a character the audience can relate to, have it go through stuff together with the audience and resolve the conflict he was presented with.
Asian cinema is also breaking all these rules and it’s one of the reasons I have a problem with it, but if we’re talking about GOT, I can honestly say I had never seen in all my 24 years of living such a thing.

When they killed Ned, I was horrified. He was such a major character in the story, and he was a stark, which we all got to know from the beginning, and got to relate to them the most. But now, they almost completely erased house of stark with that damned red wedding. You see what I mean? After seeing some video reaction I understood why people feel betrayed and why they say they don’t want to watch this show anymore, because they really have been betrayed. No one does that. No one kills that many main characters from the side that the viewers share solidarity with. That’s insane.
And that’s why I love it so much.

Can’t wait to the season finale!
Besides I hated Robb anyway.

What did you think about this episode?
What are your thought about this series?
Let me know in the comments bellow and no spoilers!

See ya next time!
Love
Henya♥