Deaf Ecosystem Spotlight | Signing Candles - Lake Harding Association

Deaf Ecosystem Spotlight | Signing Candles

Deaf Ecosystem Spotlight | Signing Candles

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 13, 2019


Guess which month is the most popular for birthdays? August. Approximately 9 percent of the world celebrate their birthday in the month of August. What’s the least popular month for birthdays? February. October 5th! Do you know people born on October 5th? More people are born on Tuesdays than any other day of the week. What day were you born on? It’s when you turn the same age as the date of your birthday. For example if you were born, let’s say… on February 21st and when you become 21 years old, it’s the time to go all out and celebrate your golden birthday! “Happy Birthday To You” is the MOST popular song in the world. It’s SO popular that many TV shows avoid using it because… it is copyrighted and earns at least 2 billion dollars every year! There are many different ways to sign “Happy Birthday”. For example, [different “Happy Birthday” signs in ASL] About 15 million people in the world have their birthday TODAY! Happy birthday to you all!

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[ID – The official Deaf Ecosystem Spotlight intro – A 65% black opacity background with the first video as a still image in the background. White text overlay that reads “DEAF ECOSYSTEM SPOTLIGHT” then slow appearance of green Convo logo at the bottom. The black overlay with the white text “DEAF ECOSYSTEM SPOTLIGHT” and green “CONVO” logo shrinks into the upper right corner of the screen and it stays there throughout the entire video. The overlay disappears and shows Shoshannah and Josh signing.

Michelle, a white female with long wavy brown hair, sitting on a chair. She is wearing a grey t-shirt with a royal blue cardigan. In the background, there are several colorful candles on her left and on her right, there’s a black electric pot.]

MICHELLE: Guess which month is the most popular for birthdays?

The screen switches to GIF Image: Black woman with wavy black/brown hair, long fingernail on her cheek, wearing a black choker and blue t-shirt, in thinking gesture. The screen switches back to Michelle.]

August!

ID: An overlay of white and green text appears, : Birthday Facts You Didn’t Know. the screen switches back to Michelle.]

Approximately 9 percent of the world celebrate their birthday in the month of August.

[ID: An image of Michelle, in an orange summer dress with flower patterns on it. She’s holding an iPhone with pink cover at an outdoor park. An overlay of text in green and white appears: “This is Michelle”… switches to another image of her family montage, husband, and two children. An overlay of text in white appears, “founder and creative of). Switches to an image of Michelle’s business log, a handshape of 4, with a candle burning on the middle finger, with her company called Signing Candles underneath.

Switches to an image of colorful candles shape of hands, An overlay of text in white and green appears on the bottom, “a company that makes candles in” switches to another image of her hands making candle over a pot filled with water. An overlay of text in green appears, on the bottom “ASL handshapes! Several images appear with children and adults with candles on cakes. Switches to a blurred image of a tot sitting on a sofa chair. An overlay of text in green and white appears on the bottom, “More fun birthday facts!”. Switches to a GIF of a lady with orange hair in a blue sundress jumping up and down, with an expression of excitement.

Switches back to Michelle with an overlay of text in green and white appears on the bottom, “least popular”.

What’s the least popular month for birthdays? February.

ID: an image of a baby boy looking disappointed. Switches to a slide, An overlay of text in green and white appears, “The most popular birth date in the US? Switches back to Michelle.

October 5th!

ID: an image of a man looking excited. Switches back to Michelle.

Do you know people born on October 5th?

ID: An image of a dog. An overlay of text in green and white appears “ Which day were you born? Switches back to Michelle.

More people are born on Tuesdays than any other day of the week. What day were you born on?

ID: a blurred image of colorful cakes. An overlay of text in green and white appears “ What’s a golden birthday? Switches back to Michelle.

It’s when you turn the same age as the date of your birthday. For example, if you were born on, let’s say…February 21st and when you turn 21 years old, it’s the time to go all out and celebrate your golden birthday!

ID: An image of glittering gold. Switches to next blurred image of a girl with a birthday cake. An overlay of green and white text appears, “ The birthday song” Switches back to Michelle.

“Happy Birthday To You” is the MOST popular song in the world. It’s SO popular that many TV shows avoid using it, because it is copyrighted and earns at least 2 billion dollars every year!

ID: A blurred image of a cake with cupcakes. An overlay of text in green and white appears “ Birthday in ASL”. Switches back to Michelle.

There are many different ways to sign “Happy Birthday”. For example,
[different ways to say Happy Birthday].

About 15 million people in the world have their birthday TODAY. Happy birthday to you all!

[Visual animation of a map of the US in white outlines against a black background. The map moves from being upright to a more flat dimension as colorful pins appear in different states. White and green text appear “GROW THE DEAF ECOSYSTEM WITH US” as more colorful pins continue to drop on the map. Final visual is a green CONVO logo with a white text of “convorelay.com” under the logo against a black background.]

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