Toby Younis<br />Producer and Director<br />Videotero, LLC<br />Documentaries on a ShoestringA Course in Low Budget Field ...
Planning (#1)<br />Scripting (#2)<br />Collecting Content (#3)<br />B-Roll (#6)<br />Editing (#8)<br />Publishing & Repurp...
Discuss “The Most Hated Family in America”<br />Template Review: “Documentary Title, Logline and Treatment”<br />Template ...
Template Review<br />3/17/2011<br />4<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Res...
Template Review<br />Documentary Planning<br />This template enables you to build out a time-driven plan for making your d...
Template Introduction<br />Breadth, Depth & Texture Template<br />This template enables you to plan for, acquire and organ...
Audio<br />Video<br />Subject<br />People<br />Places<br />Things & Events<br />Story<br />Documentary Resources<br />3/17...
Audio<br />Ambient<br />Interview Voice<br />Voiceover<br />Music<br />Sound Effects<br />Documentary Assets<br />8<br />D...
Video<br />A-Roll<br />B-Roll<br />Images<br />Text<br />Special Effects<br />Picture-in-Picture <br />Soft-focus<br />Mon...
People<br />Bill Clinton<br />The Japanese in Crisis<br />Places<br />Chernobyl<br />Northwestern Japan after the Tsunami<...
What Happened?<br />What is Happening?<br />What Will Happen?<br />Story<br />3/17/2011<br />11<br />Documentaries on a Sh...
Breadth<br />Time<br />Space (Location)<br />Depth<br />First Ask: How deep is it?<br />Then Ask: How deep can I go?<br />...
3/17/2011<br />13<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
3/17/2011<br />14<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
Review Lecture Notes Class #06<br />Complete the “Breadth, Depth & Texture Template” for Your Own Documentary<br />Revise ...
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These are the lecture notes for Class 05 of "Documentaries on a Shoestring (A Course in Low Budget Field Production)" conducted by documentary video maker Toby Younis in Albuquerque, NM. For more information and to download the course syllabus, please go to http://www.shoestringdox.com

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Shoestring Dox, Lecture Notes, Class 06

  1. 1. Toby Younis<br />Producer and Director<br />Videotero, LLC<br />Documentaries on a ShoestringA Course in Low Budget Field ProductionLecture Notes: Class #06<br />
  2. 2. Planning (#1)<br />Scripting (#2)<br />Collecting Content (#3)<br />B-Roll (#6)<br />Editing (#8)<br />Publishing & Repurposing (#9)<br />Film Festival (#10)<br />Documentary-Making Steps<br />3/17/2011<br />2<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  3. 3. Discuss “The Most Hated Family in America”<br />Template Review: “Documentary Title, Logline and Treatment”<br />Template Review: “Documentary Planning”<br />Template Introduction: “Breadth, Depth & Texture Template”<br />Discussion: Content Resources<br />Discussion: Breadth, Depth & Texture<br />Discussion: Homework Assignments<br />Open Q & A<br />3<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />3/17/2011<br /> Class #06<br />
  4. 4. Template Review<br />3/17/2011<br />4<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />Documentary Title, Logline and Treatment<br />This template enables you to envision your documentary. It is a form of “planning” document. Written correctly it can be used to solicit funding or underwriting for your documentary.<br />If you can’t complete it, you probably don’t have a story to tell.<br />
  5. 5. Template Review<br />Documentary Planning<br />This template enables you to build out a time-driven plan for making your documentary. <br />3/17/2011<br />5<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  6. 6. Template Introduction<br />Breadth, Depth & Texture Template<br />This template enables you to plan for, acquire and organized the different (content) assets you’ll need to complete your documentary.<br />6<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />3/17/2011<br />
  7. 7. Audio<br />Video<br />Subject<br />People<br />Places<br />Things & Events<br />Story<br />Documentary Resources<br />3/17/2011<br />7<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  8. 8. Audio<br />Ambient<br />Interview Voice<br />Voiceover<br />Music<br />Sound Effects<br />Documentary Assets<br />8<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />3/17/2011<br />
  9. 9. Video<br />A-Roll<br />B-Roll<br />Images<br />Text<br />Special Effects<br />Picture-in-Picture <br />Soft-focus<br />Monochrome, etc…<br />Scene-to-Scene Transitions<br />Documentary Assets<br />9<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />3/17/2011<br />
  10. 10. People<br />Bill Clinton<br />The Japanese in Crisis<br />Places<br />Chernobyl<br />Northwestern Japan after the Tsunami<br />Things<br />Creativity<br />Generating Power from Nuclear Fuel: Possibilities and Ramifications<br />Subject<br />3/17/2011<br />10<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  11. 11. What Happened?<br />What is Happening?<br />What Will Happen?<br />Story<br />3/17/2011<br />11<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  12. 12. Breadth<br />Time<br />Space (Location)<br />Depth<br />First Ask: How deep is it?<br />Then Ask: How deep can I go?<br />Texture<br />How Will I Use My Assets to Convey Breadth & Depth?<br />Breadth<br />Depth<br />Breadth, Depth, Texture <br />3/17/2011<br />12<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  13. 13. 3/17/2011<br />13<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  14. 14. 3/17/2011<br />14<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  15. 15. Review Lecture Notes Class #06<br />Complete the “Breadth, Depth & Texture Template” for Your Own Documentary<br />Revise your Other Planning Templates as Required<br />Link to, View, and Be Prepared to Discuss the Online Documentary “Secrets of the Tang Treasure Ship.”<br />Optional: Download and Complete a “Critical Analysis Template” for the Above Documentary<br />Homework Assignments<br />3/17/2011<br />15<br />Documentaries on a Shoestring. Copyright © 2011. Videotero, LLC. All Rights Reserved.<br />
  16. 16. Toby Younis<br />Producer and Director<br />Videotero, LLC<br />Documentaries on a ShoestringA Course in Low Budget Field ProductionLecture Notes: Class #06<br />
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