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Updates: A New Short Film, Secondary School, and Happy New Year!

What’s up people of the world? πŸ˜€

First of all, I would like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2011!

2010 has been a great year for me and I hope it was a great year for you too πŸ™‚

I was going to post this earlier, but I’ve been really, really busy since it’s been the first weeks of secondary school.

Here are 6 events in 2010 that are very special to me.

  1. I was the first runner-up in the Blog4FT contest.
  2. I wrote my 1Malaysia song.
  3. I became a host for TV2’s program [email protected] on 2. (Watch me! – RTM TV2, each Saturday, shown during cartoon breaks every half hour from 7:30am – 10:00am [i.e. 7:30, 8:00, 8,30 … 10:00])
  4. I got 5A’s in the UPSR exam!
  5. My second poetry book, Creative Row Your Boats, was appreciated and ordered by the National Libraries of Malaysia.
  6. I made my first short film!

Secondary School

So yeah, I’ve turned 13 years old on January 3rd, 2011, so I’m no longer 12 years old. *sighs* Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

(Hahaha. Get it? β€œFruit flies” *like* a banana. :P)

So now, I’m in Victoria Institution (aka V.I.) secondary school. I’m really thankful I got into this school, because it is one of the oldest schools in Kuala Lumpur.

The first weeks of school has been great for me. I made a lot of new friends.

I stay in a hostel, and I can only get to go back home approximately once a week, so I couldn’t go online frequently, at the moment.

Short Film: The Highest Skyscraper on Earth

My first short film, is called The Highest Skyscraper on Earth, based on my poem. I finished it during the last week of December 2009. It is something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time.

Here it is! πŸ™‚

I hope you enjoyed it!

I’ll really appreciate it if you can give it a thumbs up/favorite on YouTube or share it with your friends. Thanks a lot! πŸ™‚

It took me about 1 week to finish the whole thing because I had to illustrate the illustrations, edit the video, and compose the music too.

If you want to see how I made it, here is the making-of and behind-the-scenes. Although it is 10 minutes, I hope you take the time to watch it πŸ™‚ .

I hope you enjoyed both videos! Thank you very much for viewing them! πŸ™‚

Plans for Gloson Blog

Even though I live in a hostel, I’ll do my best to find a way to manage my blog as well.

And maybe, since I’ve done the making-of for my short film, I think I’ll consider vlogging (or video-blogging) because you can be more creative with it and your readers will get to know you on a more personal level. Vlogging is a thing that complements your blogging!

Also, I’ve got a blog post by a guest blogger coming up on the 31st of January. More interesting posts are on the way too, so stay tuned my dear readers! πŸ™‚

Cheers and Bestest Regards,
Gloson

By Gloson

Hello, my name is Gloson and I am an 11-year-old kid who lives in Malaysia. Here, I blog about anything interesting that I learn, including how-to's tips, and more.

Besides blogging, I am a funny poet who writes funny poetry that makes you giggle. Some of my funny poems can be found in this blog.

You can also find my cats series, a series of the funny and cute cat photos I took, here.

34 replies on “Updates: A New Short Film, Secondary School, and Happy New Year!”

Though we’re not always in touch but I’m following you and feel very proud of what you’ve achieved so far. You’re indeed one of the most talented young boys (bloggers) I’ve had the privilege to know. A bright future is awaiting you, Gloson. We’ll be watching….. πŸ˜‰

Cheers to more memorable moments in 2011
Yan

Hi Yan,

Thanks a lot for dropping by Yan! Long time no see! Thanks so much for the kind words and I’m really glad to have you as a friend too :).

Cheers and Bestest Regards,
Gloson

You are Excellent Gloson. At the Age of 13, You have just rocked internet world. Is this idea by yours or by family support?

Your Video is Excellent.

Haha, thank you very much Sam! πŸ™‚ You mean the short film? Well it was my idea, but I’ll have to credit my mom for helping me set up the green screen and giving support. I’m glad you enjoyed it. πŸ™‚

Hi Gloson

I haven’t been over for awhile. You are now a teenager and in secondary school. Congratulation and all the best for 2011. May it be all you hope for and more πŸ™‚

And now you are embarking on vlogging….wow you really are keeping up with the latest innovations in the blogosphere πŸ˜‰

Lovely to see all your achievements in 2010 too and I’m sure this year will see even more. Well done Gloson. I;m sure you are an inspiration to many.

Patricia Perth Australia

Hi Patricia,

Thanks for dropping by. And thank you very much for the kinds words and encouragement. Yeah, vlogging is fun and unique. I really want to do it. πŸ™‚ But I don’t have time yet. Today I’ve just finished my first-term exam…Phew! I appreciate that! You are an inspiration to many too! πŸ˜€

Cheers,
Gloson

Hi Gloson!

I know this post is kinda older, but I was curious about the video. This is some really great work! I love how you gave not just the video, but also showed how you did it, too!

My favorite part?

“4000 miles per hour!”

“*gasp!*” =) Loved it!

Delena

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