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Title of vid: The Greatest
Recipient: metatxt
Vidder: Zhailei
Fandom: Pitch (2016)
Music: The Greatest feat. Kendrick Lamar by Sia
Summary: The three most important words are, "Endure, endure, endure."
Content notes: No standardized notes apply
Password: Festividz!
Signed length: 03:30
Signed URL: http://amathela.dreamwidth.org/242010.html

Date: 2017-01-28 04:59 pm (UTC)
d_generate_girl: AVPS - Hermione is awesome, full stop (hermione coolest bitch on earth)
From: [personal profile] d_generate_girl
This might be the perfect Ginny song, and this video delivers. I really love how you've traced Ginny's path like the show has, and I LOVE the montage of the #putherinthegame campaign. Awesome vid!

Date: 2017-01-28 05:34 pm (UTC)
goodbyebird: How To Get Away With Murder: Annalise (How To Get Away With Murder)
From: [personal profile] goodbyebird
Really love the scope in this vid <3

Date: 2017-01-28 06:10 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] akamarykate
What a great match of song and story!

Date: 2017-01-28 08:21 pm (UTC)
metatxt: graphic of human circulatory system and sign pointing to heart saying "you are here" (art: you are here <3)
From: [personal profile] metatxt
AHHHHHHH I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHERE TO START. THAAAANK YOUUUUU. So much crying. So so much crying. Ugh. Where do I even BEGIN?! You had me at the opening with the shots of the flowers and Ginny's anxiety meeting the fans who were all so excited to see her. The song choice is just BRILLIANT and I adore how you make "I have stamina" all about Ginny's stamina for public scrutiny and the media, which very clearly IS the stamina-hurdle she (and women in general) is challenged with rather than stamina for athletics. So that insightful twist which is totally spot-on in the show, but so artfully raised up here, well it just guts me completely.

BUT THEN you bring in the support of her family and friends, how her circle of trust expands. The part with the team and the photo shoot! OMG I cried over that when it aired SO HARD and then it happens here and I lost it all over again. (um also Ginny dancing <3 <3 <3 *heartpupils*) And FIRST campaign and how FIRST = ALONE. "I transform with pressure" <-- MOST GINNY LINE EVER. OMGGGGG AND THEN THE #PutHerInTheGame SEQUENCE? Where Ginny feels SUPPORTED by fans?! DEAD. CRYING AND DEAD.

p.s. you used a LOT of the few SF Giants moments in the show, which leads me to believe we are already friends and you know things I didn't put in my letter. OR you think they are villains, and well, that's (kind of) understandable. I'm totally OK with SF Giants as villains when it comes to Ginny Baker.

Date: 2017-01-28 11:22 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] no_detective
THIS IS THE GINNY BAKER VID OF MY HEART <3333333

As the recipient already mentioned, it's BRILLIANT that you framed the line about stamina with media scrutiny and the pressure of fame; and that the trust grows as her circle of support does, and that the joy of the sport is linked to the joy felt by the fans. Amazing, amazing work!!!

Date: 2017-01-28 11:30 pm (UTC)
yourlibrarian: LamazeClass-goodbyetoyou (SPN-LamazeClass-goodbyetoyou)
From: [personal profile] yourlibrarian
What a perfect song for Ginny and her journey. I hope the show gets more of a chance to endure as well.

Date: 2017-01-29 02:15 am (UTC)
kiki_miserychic: A Dinosaur and Kate Spade Shoes Fairytale (Default)
From: [personal profile] kiki_miserychic
Great narrative arc that really pays off with emotion.

Date: 2017-01-29 03:39 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] trelkez
This is awesome. <3

Date: 2017-01-29 03:49 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] serrico
GINNY BAKER IS THE GREATEST. \o/

The vid takes care to show Ginny's moments of insecurity and the way she has to work through them, as well as her successes and times of confidence. This makes for a really well-rounded--and well-argued--picture of her as The Greatest. A really well done vid. :)

Date: 2017-01-29 04:25 am (UTC)
sasha_feather: Retro-style poster of skier on pluto.   (Default)
From: [personal profile] sasha_feather
This is wonderful!!

Date: 2017-01-29 07:11 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] fairestcat
This is fabulous!

Date: 2017-01-29 12:53 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cupidsbow
What a great character study. Perfect song, too.

Date: 2017-01-29 04:27 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] giandujakiss
Aww, that was so inspiring - the ending made me verklempt.

Date: 2017-01-29 05:25 pm (UTC)
ghost_lingering: Minus prepares to hit the meteor out of the park (today I saved the world)
From: [personal profile] ghost_lingering
Oh man, you know what is the greatest? This vid. I haven't seen the show, but man this is awesome.

Date: 2017-01-29 11:45 pm (UTC)
fuzzybluemonkeys: fuzzy blue monkey (Default)
From: [personal profile] fuzzybluemonkeys
Love this. As others have said: song choice is absolute perfection.

Date: 2017-01-30 02:36 am (UTC)
valoise: (Default)
From: [personal profile] valoise
Gloriously uplifting!

Date: 2017-01-30 02:55 am (UTC)
seekingferret: Photo of me with my 2012 Purim beard, with stripes shaven into it. (Default)
From: [personal profile] seekingferret
Ginny is such a badass!

Date: 2017-01-30 03:31 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thuviaptarth
What a great character study! I haven't even watched the source, and it still left me grinning.

Date: 2017-01-30 06:50 pm (UTC)
alias: (Stock: music please)
From: [personal profile] alias
This is entirely wonderful!

Date: 2017-01-31 03:19 am (UTC)
eruthros: Delenn from Babylon 5 with a startled expression and the text "omg!" (Default)
From: [personal profile] eruthros
I really enjoyed this!

Date: 2017-02-05 02:45 am (UTC)
chaila: (supergirl)
From: [personal profile] chaila
Yessssss, what a great character study, I am full of feelings! What I love that you capture here is how Ginny powers through the physical and athletic challenges through sheer will, and how much of that fight and endurance she has to bring to just existing in her situation. And she does! Because she is amazing!

Date: 2017-02-05 10:54 am (UTC)
jb_slasher: melissa mccarthy (warrior)
From: [personal profile] jb_slasher
I have not seen the show but I am excited about it now. Powerful, emotional, feel-good and uplifting! <3

Date: 2017-02-06 04:01 am (UTC)
frausorge: (keep your eye)
From: [personal profile] frausorge
Fantastic.

Date: 2017-02-06 05:01 pm (UTC)
felis: (Thirteen)
From: [personal profile] felis
Awesome. Great song choice.

Date: 2017-02-11 03:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] thingswithwings
This vid is EVERYTHING. It's powerful and it's emotional and it's so deeply invested in Ginny and her story . . . beautifully edited, perfect song choice, just an overall delight to watch.

Date: 2017-02-11 05:43 am (UTC)
anoel: p&r leslie president (p&r leslie president)
From: [personal profile] anoel
I'm not going to be able to leave this vid the vid feedback it deserves right now but I wanted to say that I think that besides the vids I received, this is my favorite vid of Festivids this year. It is the PERFECT Ginny vid that I've wanted to see that captures her struggles, her glories, her feelings, her resilience and her GREATNESS so brilliantly. The song choice is EVERYTHING and WOW you used the rap verse sooo well with how you go deeper into her psyche and take away the rest of the world. Everything from beginning to end is so so right and it makes me cry with how much it means and I just LOVE this vid so so much. Thank you for making this vid, it means a lot to me <3

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