Melbourne: the world's most liveable city
Take a look through Melbourne - the world's most liveable city, the world's friendliest city and the second best student city.
Melbourne: the world’s most liveable city | RMIT University
(Transcript with notations)
Typist’s note: Most of the footage used in this video was taken from three videos transcribed by the typist titled: Laura Arias: Studying Biotechnology; Shuway Lee: Mentoring new students; J?ran Mandik: Exchange Student
VISUAL: Slow motion video of pedestrians crossing the road at the intersection of Swanston and La Trobe Streets, Melbourne. A tram moves from right to the left of the screen along Swanston Street. The green brain roof of RMIT University’s Info Corner is in the background. In the centre of the screen is the RMIT University logo and underneath that the word: presents. The title in the centre of the screen is removed and the video moves at normal pace.
VISUAL: Same video as before but now it slows and in the centre of the screen is the title: Melbourne: The world’s most liveable city.
VISUAL: Video of Shuway Lee with her back to the camera walking down Centre Place, Melbourne. On the side of the laneway are small shop fronts and people sitting at small tables in front of the cafes.
VISUAL: Video of Laura Arias, with her back to the camera, walking across the road towards the entrance to Queen Victoria Market building which is the background.
VISUAL: Video of J?ran Mandik with his back to the camera riding his bicycle along Swanston Street; RMIT’s The Hub building is on his right and he is riding towards Verve and the Audi car showroom and Melbourne City Baths are just past the traffic lights on the left.
VISUAL: Video of a park beside Melbourne’s Yarra River. The city buildings and a bridge are in the background.
VISUAL: Video of the Shop banners and signs hanging in Centre Place, a laneway in Melbourne. Below the camera are people’s heads as they walk through the laneway.
VISUAL: Video of Laura Arias’ hand touching the pedestrian walk button at the traffic lights.
VISUAL: Video of Laura Arias smiling and dancing with a brightly dressed male vendor in the Queen Victoria Market. He is twirling Laura around and around whilst other shoppers walk past between the fruit stands. Text at the top right of the screen reads: The world’s friendliest city (Conde Nast Traveller magazine 2014).
VISAUL: Camera pans up buildings at the corner of Swanston Street and down La Trobe Street.
VISUAL: Camera is looking up at the glass dome and tower beneath it at Melbourne Central.
VISUAL: Video of Shuway Lee walking with crowds across the road towards the entrance to Flinders Street Station building which is in the background.
VISUAL: Close up of the façade of the discs of RMIT’s The Hub building. Text on the top left of the screen reads: The world’s #2 student city (QS 2014).
VISUAL: Close up of a façade of an architecturally designed building in Melbourne, location unknown – triangle panels jutting out from the glass wall of the building. Text on the top left of the screen reads: The world’s #2 student city (QS 2014).
VISUAL: Wide screen video of crowds sitting on a grassy riverbank beside the Yarra River. Federation Square and the Melbourne city skyline is in the background. Text on the top left of the screen reads: The world’s #2 student city (QS 2014).
VISUAL: Two Chinese dragons each being moved by two male puppeteers are performing in front of a shop in Chinatown. The men lift up the dragon’s head and body for both dragons and begin to roll the head and body down and around.
VISUAL: Video of J?ran Mandik and an unidentified female (his partner) sitting at a table outside a bakery eating salad rolls.
VISUAL: Video as camera pans across a shop counter with lots of different sushi rolls behind the glass.
VISUAL: Video as camera pans across a chef’s hands as he is standing behind and making mini Dutch pancakes (poffertjes) in three cast iron electric cookers in a commercial kitchen.
VISUAL: Video close up of a cappuccino – the froth on the top has a love heart shape on the top as made by the barista.
VISUAL: Video of a person’s hands as they are sitting at a restaurant table using a knife and fork to cut a bagel which is topped with cream cheese, smoked salmon and capers with a small salad garnish on the side.
VISUAL: Video of Laura Arias and an unidentified male (her husband) running along the footpath in Swanston Street. A tram is stopped at a tram stop in the background and they are possibly running to catch this tram.
VISUAL: Video of J?ran Mandik wearing backpack walking down the eroded sandstone rocks to a sandy beach near Red Bluff at Black Rock and he stops at the edge of the sea.
VISUAL: Video of Laura Arias and the unidentified male (her husband) standing and looking at one of the granite fire towers in front of the Crown Casino at Southbank. The camera pans up to see the fire going up into the sky.
VISUAL: Video of crowds walking along the esplanade area beside the Yarra River. A couple are riding bike and another couple are sitting on a bench talking. The sun is almost setting and is casting long shadows of the people who are on the pavement.
VISUAL: J?ran Mandik standing on a rock overlooking the ocean near Black Rock. The camera is behind him. The light appears to be almost dusk.
VISUAL: Camera is on the footpath in front of Victoria State Library. In the background is the intersection with La Trobe Street, RMIT’s Info Corner with its green brain roof. Video is in slow motion as people are walking on the footpath, trams and cars are moving both direction along La Trobe Street. Text in the centre of the screen reads: Study in the heart of Melbourne at RMIT. Screen fades to black.
VISUAL: RMIT University Logo and website www.rmit.edu.au. In very small print at the bottom of the screen: Filming & editing: Filip Laureys, AC’s: Eddie Ng, Kah Chan Choo. Production Assistants: Jun Bin Park, Heather Mofflin, Assistant Editor: Chenchen Ni. Music Licencing: the Music Bed.
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