Just Another “Gangnam Style” Mash-up

“Gangnam Style” has its influence everywhere!

Up to this point, everyone in our class should know the global cultural phenomenon named “Gangnam Style.” The music video released by PSY is now the most-liked YouTube video. To follow a trend in YouTube and also sharpen my video editing skills, I created a mash-up video of “Gangnam Style”, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO, 50 First Dates (Peter Segal, 2004) and The Matrix (Larry and Andy Wachowski, 1999).

Since a mash-up video is an amalgam of different videos, one must pay careful attention to cutting sequences to make smooth transitions. I tried to carefully slide each video frame by frame to choose the most appropriate markers (reference points).

Another thing that one must consider when creating a mash-up video is the size of each video. Unfortunately, although Adobe Premiere does a very good job of standardizing the sequence settings of each video, I still cannot stretch the one in 50 First Dates. I tried the function “Scale to Frame Size” but it did not make a big difference.

Anyway, to spice up the text, here is my result:

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