"Sense of Place" is defined as the bond between people and a place or setting. A person forms attachments to their home through experiences in a particular place, as well as, their feelings about that place. So, think about what makes our home, El Paso, Texas unique. El Paso, Texas is the second largest border city in the United States, has a one-of-a-kind topography, and ranks as one of the most affordable places to live in North America; we have a nationally recognized educational facility in UTEP and much, much more! How does our physical site and situation greatly influence the feel, look, tastes and sounds of our city? In other words, what makes El Paso, El Paso!?!?
ElPaso411.com is the city’s first events and entertainment website. They launched September 2012. Since then, elpaso411.com has been visited about 30,000 times per week. Content that they promotes includes special events, concerts, sports-related events, photo/museum galleries, local restaurants and businesss, and other entertainment and lifestyle content.
ElPaso411.com is on the look-out for freelance talent and content to help show off what is great about our city. Your team is to focus on creating a video that promotes the sights, tastes and sounds of El Paso, Texas. Focus on the distintict cultural characteristics of all regions within El Paso. Collaborate to map out when and where you all are going to visit, and carefully plan a creative theme or frame-of-mind for your video.
Your team must travel to these sites, capture the essence of El Paso and compose a 60-90 second video, title your project, set it to music and post it to youtube or vimeo. We will have a viewing party on ______________________ to watch the video, which means we will also have the chance to bring in a El Paso treat, like : __________________________________________________________________.
Take time to look through the packet and start planning your "Sense of Place" video.