Eirik Wallem Fossan Multi-media production

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Eirik Wallem Fossan Multi-media production

  1. 1. Multimedia productionfor newspapers<br />Tools, formats and examples<br />Eirik Wallem Fossan | ewf@aftenposten.no | @eirikwfossan | www.aftenposten.no<br />
  2. 2. In thispresentation<br />Multimedia production and limitedresources<br />The formats of multimedia<br />Templates, workflow and tools<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  3. 3. Audiogathering<br />Every reporter shouldcarry a sound recorder<br />Enrichbodytext, buildlargerpieces<br />Couldlaygroundwork for largerpiece<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Audio: NYPD Press conference<br />Audio: NY Times<br />Images & audio| Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  4. 4. Audio: tools<br />Audiorecorder: <br />Tascam DR07<br />Olympus LS10<br />Zoom H4N<br />Freeaudioplayer: http://soundcloud.com/<br />Software:<br />Audacity<br />Hindenburg<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Audio dispatch from Amazon<br />Audio: NYPD Press conference<br />Audio: NY Times<br />Audio: Reactions to the Nobel Peace prize<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  5. 5. Audio slideshows<br />Production time: 2 hours – 2 days<br />Find a strong narrative, avoidanalysis<br />Theatreofmind<br />Heading towards video<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Audio Slideshow: Haiti aftermath<br />Audio slideshow: NYT<br />Video as audio slideshow<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  6. 6. Audio slideshows: tips<br />Subformats:<br />Phone interviewwithcorrespondent + photos from wires<br />Interviewwithjournalist<br />Location sound / sourceinterview<br />Tools: Soundslides, Photoshop and audio editor<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Audio Slideshow: Haiti aftermath<br />Audio slideshow: NYT<br />Video as audio slideshow<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  7. 7. Panoramas<br />Readymadepanoplayer = shortproduction time<br />Addaudio<br />Shootportraits<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Panorama: Nordic ski jumping<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  8. 8. Panoramas: Tips<br />Full framefisheyelens<br />A camera: 5D<br />Photoshop<br />PT Gui<br />Panoplayer:<br />http://flashpanoramas.com/player/<br />http://krpano.com/<br />http://away3d.com<br />Images, audio and audio slideshows<br />Panorama: Nordic ski jumping<br />Panoproduction<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  9. 9. Refiningbreakingnews<br />Speed, not quality<br />Initial dispatch: Email, SMS or Dropbox<br />Severalshortclips, not one linear story (until later)<br />Video<br />Cellphone video<br />Eyewitness<br />Summary<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  10. 10. Commentary & photographers<br />Promoteyourcolumnists<br />Photographers = photography<br />Shootshortclips<br />Train for audio<br />Video<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  11. 11. Video in largerprojects<br />Co-productions<br />High qualitycontentkeepsusersengaged<br />Combinewithgraphics etc. in multimedia features<br />Video<br />The voters<br />Afghanistan mini-documentaries<br />Asylum seekers<br />NYT: Annotated video<br />NYT: Video graphic<br />NYT: Interactive video<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  12. 12. Interactive graphics and statistics<br />Step-by-stepnavigation: 75 % proceed to nextstep<br />Allowusers to findownanswersthroughinteraction<br />Plan for swiftupdates<br />Combinewithcrowdsourcing<br />Be inspired<br />Guardian’s Simon Rogers<br />New York Times’ Amanda Cox<br />Train Accident<br />Timeline<br />Guardian timeline<br />NRK: Interactive map<br />Google Maps via XML<br />The Norwegian pensionfund<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  13. 13. Multimedia features and applications<br />Tools and modulesbecomebuildingblocks<br />Allowlonglifespan<br />Time consuming<br />Applications need planning and cooperation<br />Guantanamo<br />Vote-o-matic<br />Wikileaks<br />Efficient Flash-coding<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  14. 14. The roadahead<br />Demandwillincrease<br />Essentialfor newdevices<br />Time is onour side<br />NYT: American cleric<br />Images & audio | Video | Interactive graphics | Features & applications | Future<br />
  15. 15. Where do you start?<br />Educatetheorganisation<br />More multimedia producers close to editorialprocess<br />Developtoolsand templates, sharecode<br />Gatheraudio<br />Look for datasets (geography & time)<br />Jack of all trades, master ofnone?: <br />Journalism, Design and typography, Photography and photoshop, Audioediting, Video editing, Flash actionscript, JavaScript, Illustration, 3D illustration, Database handling<br />www.ewf.no/media140/mmproduction.pps<br />Eirik Wallem Fossan | ewf@aftenposten.no | @eirikwfossan | www.aftenposten.no<br />

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