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Union Video Center (UVC), part of Student Engagement, is UMass Amherst's student-run video production center. Our mission is to serve as a training facility for all facets of video production, while providing undergraduate students with a welcoming environment in which to learn.

If you'd like to find out more, feel free to contact us or stop by our office. We're currently located in Herter 101 and we're open Mondays through Fridays 11:00AM to 5:00PM.

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We've taken the long hike up to no man's land for this room review. Is Sam Huntley's dorm as quirky as he is? Yes.

***PSA: Packing peanuts are toxic :(***

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In this spooky episode conceived by, written, directed, starring, and edited by Sam, we begin to realize that he's really the only important member of the creative process after all. Kappa.

***PSA: "Reply hazy. Try again later" :0***

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In this video, we take a look at the Dorm room of Sam Kim, the high roller. Doesn't this just make you want to grab a pitchfork and storm the Honors College?

***PSA: It smelled really good :(***

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In this video, we take a look at the Dorm room of Tyler Coon. Is it amazing? Bland? Disgusting? Clean? You be the judge of that...

***PSA: The Packing Peanuts Got Messy :)***

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In this one folks, we're facing off, and (SPOILER ALERT) things are going to get heated. Also, letting the rest of the group pick the photos for us was definitely not a good idea.

***PSA: That Polaroid sweatshirt was soft :)***

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The format of these BTS vids is gonna remain as a random and incoherent compilation of no context clips.

Enjoy.

***PSA: I'm scared of Billie Eilish :/***

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In this episode we parody all of your favorite shows such as:
-Survivor
-The Bachelorette
- and Shark Tank!

Will our protagonist, Dale, be able to stumble his way to victory?

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We got these hot sauces from Amazon. The reviews all said that they weren't that hot... Unfortunately for us, and fortunately for you, the viewer, things get pretty spicy.

***PSA: I have a really low heat tolerance :(***

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Here are the featured performances in UPC UMass Got Talent 2019!

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In this found footage, experience the fateful day when Yak Back came together with no script, and no plan, to create something... unique? Did everything go terribly wrong? Yes. Did everything go terribly wrong in a somewhat funny way?

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This week we've got one goal: To get famous. And how do you do that? By advertising... Or by tricking a semi-successful instagram page to post a photo of you with half a banana shoved into your mouth.