How to Tip in a Restaurant in the United States

By | January 26, 2016

This is an instructional video that I produced for my video class at MATC.  Viewers should come away from this video having a better understanding of that bizarre social construct known as “tipping.”  This video was aired as part of a “movie night” at MATC where student and faculty work was shown. 

2 thoughts on “How to Tip in a Restaurant in the United States

  1. Tim Morrissey

    Nice job, Matty – great use of graphics to break up a single set-shot; good narrative; and a good lesson in what tipping is, how much we should tip, and more importantly WHY we tip! Nice humorous touch at the end, too. Keep up the good work!

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  2. Dean Maytag

    Nice feel to the piece, appropriate tone to the story. I did like the graphics, however, the “dead air” with the graphics bothered me. Could you have used a sound effect? cash register? My experience is that viewers react more to dead air, than black on air. Sound effects or a sound image may have been helpful with the graphics.

    Small stuff, I did like it, it was entertaining, instructive and fun, so I think you achieved what you were going after.

    Dean

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