Student Voice – Punchbowl Boys High School
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Student Voice – Punchbowl Boys High School

– A bit of excitement, just in my chest. – Butterflies in my stomach. – [Boy] It’s kind of like
a make it or break it. – Scene two, take three. – Action! – I don’t want this message
only to be for Punchbowl Boys. I want it to be a worldwide message. (upbeat music) – [Boy] E-sports is
basically like online gaming. – I play rocket League,
Minecraft, Fortnite, Overwatch. – Most games these days
are built to be addictive. – [Boy 1] It’s my turn. – [Boy 2] At night, I play it for hours. – Probably like, 5 hours
and I’ll take a break. – It’s just like, “alright
I’ll play one more game.” and if I lose, then I’ll play another one. I just wanna win. (yelling) – We’re still planning
what we’re gonna do. – The story is to show a bad
and a good side to E-sports. – In the bad scene, the kid
is playing in, like a dark and claustrophobic room. What’s another point you guys can say? – [Boy 1] Avoid
accounts you don’t know of. – Then, with the good one… All the ideas is ours. – I remember at home from school, once, I recalled the moment when I
was playing an e-sports game. My mum, like, she yelled my
name because I was focused on the game too much. I heard her but I just
ignored her and it turns out, she came downstairs and she
told me she had just fainted. So, we kind of based our
video off something like that. And she says pause it but it’s
an online game so you can’t pause it. The biggest thing I want the
audience to walk away with is that they have to change something. – They have to balance what
they do and think about what they’re doing with their time. (upbeat music) – I am director and it’s my first time. (laughs) – I am the cinematographer. – Scene two, take one. “Dad! What happened to the Internet?!” – In primary school, I didn’t really like talk with the team that much. But now, I’ve learnt
that our team is actually very important. Because teamwork makes
the dream work, basically. I think the script has
really come to life. – Watching it actually
happen right before your eyes is something pretty big. – Cut! We’re done. – [Students] That’s a wrap. (inspirational music) – Who’s in the crowd? – It’s exciting and nerve-racking. – [Boy] “With all my team mates”.
All this stuff is at the end. – I don’t think the students
are really gonna agree with it. – I’m actually really hoping
the message gets through. – [Boy] She’s the one with
the white hijab in the back. Good morning, Punchbowl Boys High School. Welcome to the screening
of the e-sports film that I and my teammates have
been working on together. And without further ado,
let’s watch the film. – [Narrator] How does
gaming affect your life? “What? What happened to the internet?!” – They were definitely interested
in it. From what I saw, a lot of them understood
what the message was. I didn’t expect that at all. (applause) – I never knew it would
be, like, this good. (applause) (upbeat music) – I think the video
turned out a huge success. – I hope they will still
have fun playing the games, but I want them to control the game, not the game controlling them.

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