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Pocket Video Producer   Using Video to Tell Amazing Stories
About Me• TV Producer - 23 years• Web and Digital Video Specialist - 15 years• Prof - Interactive Multimedia Developer  an...
What We’ll Learn• Visual Storytelling and Concept Development• Technical Considerations• Scripting Techniques• Planning Yo...
Some Examples• World Without Humanities (Narrative Style)• Forever LSU (Conceptual)• Oregon State Engineering (Interview S...
What’s Your Story?• Every great video begins with a story• Every idea has a story waiting to be told• How do I find my story?
What are some of the   elements of a    good story?
A good story has abeginning, a middle    and an end.
A good storysparks emotion
A good storyprovokes thought
If you tell a good story,   you’ll get attention.
If you tell a good story,   you’ll get attention. So how do you tell a     good story?
You have to knowwhere you want to  go in order tofigure out how to    get there.
The Production Process•   Production is a         Pre-Production    three-step process•   Often, people forget    about pr...
The Production Process                       Pre-ProductionProduction works onthe 80/20 rule: 80percent of your work     P...
How to Win at Pre-Production• Get Perspective: How are you going to tell  the story? (is it first person? A narrative  tale...
Scene Breakdown Map    SCENE                  TECH                PEOPLE         PROPSSCENE II: INT.        Camera        ...
Tips for a Smooth Production Day•   Make sure you’ve got all the equipment you need•   Bring extra copies of the script•  ...
Suze’s No-Slip Grip Bag
CameraYou don’t need todrop $1000 on acameraMany phonecameras these daysare HD!
TripodHave an optionavailable tostabilize yourcameraAgain, it doesn’thave to cost afortune!
Lighting• Shoot outdoors if possible• Control existing light or use work lights or desk lamps
Audio• Camera mics can work in close quarters• Use an external audio recorder or microphone ideally• Minimize background n...
Hit the hardware store!• You can never have enough duct tape and clothespins  on hand!
Post Production•   There are a number of simple editing tools•   Windows Movie Maker, iMovie are great and FREE!•   Adobe ...
Tips for Smooth Editing•   If you’ve done a good job with your script and    have taken good notes when shooting, editing ...
A Word on Copyright•   Ensure your music and images are not subject to    copyright•   You can use images and music licens...
Just Hit Publish!•   Publish your video•   Start promoting    (more on this next    week with Patti!)
Your next steps:1) Figure out your story (brainstorm and write it down!).2) Figure out how you want to tell your story (yo...
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    1. 1. Pocket Video Producer Using Video to Tell Amazing Stories
    2. 2. About Me• TV Producer - 23 years• Web and Digital Video Specialist - 15 years• Prof - Interactive Multimedia Developer and Social Media Certificate Programs
    3. 3. What We’ll Learn• Visual Storytelling and Concept Development• Technical Considerations• Scripting Techniques• Planning Your Production• Q and A and Brainstorming your Project
    4. 4. Some Examples• World Without Humanities (Narrative Style)• Forever LSU (Conceptual)• Oregon State Engineering (Interview Style)
    5. 5. What’s Your Story?• Every great video begins with a story• Every idea has a story waiting to be told• How do I find my story?
    6. 6. What are some of the elements of a good story?
    7. 7. A good story has abeginning, a middle and an end.
    8. 8. A good storysparks emotion
    9. 9. A good storyprovokes thought
    10. 10. If you tell a good story, you’ll get attention.
    11. 11. If you tell a good story, you’ll get attention. So how do you tell a good story?
    12. 12. You have to knowwhere you want to go in order tofigure out how to get there.
    13. 13. The Production Process• Production is a Pre-Production three-step process• Often, people forget about pre- production Production• Pre-production is the storytelling step and is the MOST IMPORTANT! Post-Production
    14. 14. The Production Process Pre-ProductionProduction works onthe 80/20 rule: 80percent of your work Productionis in the pre-production step! Post-Production
    15. 15. How to Win at Pre-Production• Get Perspective: How are you going to tell the story? (is it first person? A narrative tale? An art video? A retrospective?)• Map it out: What are you going to to to tell the story? (a clear roadmap of how you’re going to shoot - storyboard or script)• Plan it out: When, and where, and what do you need to shoot?
    16. 16. Scene Breakdown Map SCENE TECH PEOPLE PROPSSCENE II: INT. Camera Camera Op Coffee PotNIGHT: Jon comes Tripod Director Coffee Cupinto the kitchen 2x work lights with Audio Bathrobewearing a bathrobe stands Actor (Jon)and pours himself a Boom mic and polecup of coffee. • Group your scenes in ways that make sense (e.g. group all kitchen scenes together) • Plan it in advance - never wait till you get to location to figure out what to shoot!
    17. 17. Tips for a Smooth Production Day• Make sure you’ve got all the equipment you need• Bring extra copies of the script• Get there early!• Strive for controlled chaos• Keep detailed notes as you shoot to make editing easier (recruit your most organized friend!)• Hydrate!
    18. 18. Suze’s No-Slip Grip Bag
    19. 19. CameraYou don’t need todrop $1000 on acameraMany phonecameras these daysare HD!
    20. 20. TripodHave an optionavailable tostabilize yourcameraAgain, it doesn’thave to cost afortune!
    21. 21. Lighting• Shoot outdoors if possible• Control existing light or use work lights or desk lamps
    22. 22. Audio• Camera mics can work in close quarters• Use an external audio recorder or microphone ideally• Minimize background noise for best results
    23. 23. Hit the hardware store!• You can never have enough duct tape and clothespins on hand!
    24. 24. Post Production• There are a number of simple editing tools• Windows Movie Maker, iMovie are great and FREE!• Adobe Premiere, Final Cut are not free and more advanced• Use the tools you feel most comfortable with
    25. 25. Tips for Smooth Editing• If you’ve done a good job with your script and have taken good notes when shooting, editing will be smooth!• Map your edit out on paper first - pick the best clips and be organized before you start.
    26. 26. A Word on Copyright• Ensure your music and images are not subject to copyright• You can use images and music licensed under CreativeCommons.org (provided you give attribution)• Creative Commons images: www.compfight.com• Creative Commons (podsafe) music: Free Music Archive, MusOpen.org, iBeat.org
    27. 27. Just Hit Publish!• Publish your video• Start promoting (more on this next week with Patti!)
    28. 28. Your next steps:1) Figure out your story (brainstorm and write it down!).2) Figure out how you want to tell your story (yourperspective).3) Pre-production: Prepare your script scene by scene, listingaction, equipment, props and people. Plan the logistics of yourproduction.4) Production: Have a smooth shoot!5) Post production: Map out your edit on paper before youstart editing6) Publish: Get your video up on YouTube and tell the world!
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