The Aalto Snapshots are short 4-5 minute long documentary films about Aalto’s projects. The videos that are used as an example in this guide are:
The Aalto-1 satellite project video describes how a student project in the Department of Radio Science and Engineering prepares to launch the first Finnish satellite in space.
The Faux dance performance video shows how a costume design student prepared electronic costumes for a dance performance by Alpo Aaltokoski.
The Aalto Fablab video presents the Aalto Media Factory’s open workshop, which invites everybody to use laser cutters, 3D printers, milling machines, etc. to make anything at all.
Next, let’s look at the elements that the Snapshots videos consist of!