Handouts are online here:            handouts

http://DiscoveryEdSpeakersBureau.com



             Click on the face, the...
The Secret “C’s” of Digital
                                                         Video: Chromakey and
                ...
How to make a chromakey

                                                                  Instant chromakey –
           ...
Tool (Mac):
iMovie 9
Green screen
tool
free with iMovie 9       Click and drag one
or free 8 upgrade)       clip onto anot...
Tool: Adobe Premiere Elements (PC)
                                                               Adobe Premiere
         ...
Adobe Premiere
                             Elements:
                             From the opening
                      ...
Adobe Premiere
                      Elements:
                      Put the original
                      video on layer...
Adobe Premiere
                      Elements:
                      In Effects, type
                      “chromakey” in...
Adobe Premiere
                      Elements:
                      The Chroma Key
                      effect control b...
Adobe Premiere
                                                Elements:
                                                Y...
Captions: Open and Closed case
Closed Captions
                          Hidden but there
                        Open Captions
                         ...
Benefits
          For individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

          For individuals whose native language is no...
What types of video files work with CC ?

  Windows Media Player files, “.asf”, are fully compatible
  with CC. These file...
Playing close captioning on your
           computer Note: not all videos are captioned!

  It is easier on a Windows mach...
Downloading closed captioned
            video files to play on a PC
   •   The captions are in separate files from the vi...
Playing CC videos full screen on a PC

       • There are some settings you have to adjust
         before captioning will...
Playing CC videos full screen on a PC
     1. Open Windows
        Media Player
     2. Click on the word
        Play in ...
Playing CC videos full screen
   1. Click on the word Tools
      in the tool bar and
      choose Options
   2. Click on ...
Finding videos with closed
        captioned titles

Closed captioned video must have caption files (.smi)
with them or th...
From Discovery Education
    Streaming – How to Find Closed
           Captioned Titles
Click on the
Advanced
Search Link
...
Turning CC files on
   Windows

1. Check the Enable Closed
   Captioning box in the
   Media Settings area
2. Set CC as th...
Playing streaming captioned videos on a
  PC or Mac from inside Discovery
  Education streaming

  On both machines, make
...
Downloading CC videos and CC
                  files on a Mac
   • Make sure that the Enable
     Closed Captioning box is...
Downloading CC videos and CC
           Files on a Mac - continued
      • Download the .MOV file
      • Put .mov and .sm...
Downloading CC videos and CC
          Files on a Mac – last steps!
     • Browse to the .smi file in the folder you
     ...
Neat Strategy to help students –
       Enlarging Close Captioned Text
 • Go to folder where the files are
   downloaded
 ...
Before and After Shots of the CC Change

                              30 pt




                  10 pt




Thanks, Matt ...
CC Text That You Can Change




Thanks, Matt Monjan
Need a recap – check out Matt Mojan’s
   blog:streaming A-Z blog ( staking claim to
   best blog in the blogosphere)
   ht...
The Secret “C’s” of Digital
                             Video: Chromakey and
                             Captions CVCUE
...
Final Note: Are all of Discovery
Education videos/segments closed
            captioned?

 No, currently about 30% of the ...
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  • Great info, Ronny. For an easy-to-use desktop solution, please try MovieCaptioner (Mac/Win). We offer a free ebook 'Get Started with Video Captioning' (in PDF or iBooks format) that is a good guide for people new to video captioning. It's really very easy with the right tools! Here is the link: http://www.synchrimedia.com
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The Secret "C's" of Digital Video: Chromakey and Captioning

  1. 1. Handouts are online here: handouts http://DiscoveryEdSpeakersBureau.com Click on the face, then on Handouts
  2. 2. The Secret “C’s” of Digital Video: Chromakey and Captions CVCUE Conference Take advantage of the Fresno, CA Discovery Educator Network (DEN) March 28, 2009 Hall Davidson Director Discovery Educator Network Graphic: Matt Monjan, Discovery Educator Network
  3. 3. How to make a chromakey Instant chromakey – Photobooth, or iChat video window on Mac (Leopard operating system)s Edit with chromakey PC: Adobe Premiere Elements (and others) Mac: iMovie 9.0, or plug in Older version: Geethree plug in Image and instructions at: http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/media_matters/files/2008/11/brain-17.png ; Video, DiscoveryEducationstreaming - Editable clip
  4. 4. Tool (Mac): iMovie 9 Green screen tool free with iMovie 9 Click and drag one or free 8 upgrade) clip onto another and the control box iMovie 9.0: pops up. Click and drag one clip onto another in the timeline and the control box pops up. Select Green Screen. The green goes away, replaced by the video on the line below.
  5. 5. Tool: Adobe Premiere Elements (PC) Adobe Premiere Elements: This is video editing program with multiple video layers. It allows you to put students directly into the video. Just getting started with video making? Movie Maker and Cost to schools: PhotoStory are free programs from Microsoft. Premiere Elements is software you must buy. There are educator prices +$50 (depends for Adobe Products. Check with your software purchaser or on state) go to www.adobe.com. Also check out Joe Brennan’s Version pictured is 4.0. blog, Digital Storytelling at Adobe recently http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_storytelling increased their version # to 7.0, skipping 5-6 Hall Davidson 11/07
  6. 6. Adobe Premiere Elements: From the opening screen, click Get Media to bring in video clips. Bring in the video you want to put students into and a video of the students in front of a single colored wall. For the single colored wall, you can use construction paper, fabric (WalMart sells some), or a nearby painted wall. Use a color with no flesh tones. Green and blue work Hall Davidson 11/07 but other colors can work, too best,
  7. 7. Adobe Premiere Elements: Put the original video on layer Video 1. Put the video in front of the colored wall on layer Video 2 Click on Effects in the main menu. This will bring up the Effects menu. You will use the Chromakey effect. Hall Davidson 11/07
  8. 8. Adobe Premiere Elements: In Effects, type “chromakey” in the search box. The Chroma Key effect will appear. Drag the Chroma Key box onto the clip with the colored wall Click on Edit effects Hall Davidson 11/07
  9. 9. Adobe Premiere Elements: The Chroma Key effect control box will appear. Click on the eyedropper then click it onto the background color Adjust the controls until the background color goes away. You will see the video on layer 1 show through. Hall Davidson 11/07
  10. 10. Adobe Premiere Elements: You have now inserted students into the video. Share it as flash, QuickTime, or Windows media file. Now you can put it into PowerPoint or show on its own. You can also tape In order to see the video you are a new narration working on, drag the indicator to and edit out the spot you want to see. existing sound. Hall Davidson 11/07
  11. 11. Captions: Open and Closed case
  12. 12. Closed Captions Hidden but there Open Captions There all time For more on captions, especially on used captioned videos from the media library, check Matt Monjan’s blog at http://tinyurl.com/5ledbo or http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/streaming_a_to_z/ You must turn on captioning to get closed captioning to display on streaming or downloaded videos. How to do this follows. Opened captioned videos will play without manipulation, but they are rare on the web. http://www.captions.org/index.cfm Thanks, Matt Monjan! Discovery Educator Network
  13. 13. Benefits For individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. For individuals whose native language is not English, language captions improve comprehension and fluency. Captions can also help improve literacy skills for native English speakers. Ultimate digital native writing prompt http://www.captions.org/index.cfm Thanks, Matt Monjan
  14. 14. What types of video files work with CC ? Windows Media Player files, “.asf”, are fully compatible with CC. These files can be streamed and/or downloaded tp show captions Mac users can install a Windows Media Player ]When downloading videos on a Mac, users should choose the .mov or QuickTime files. Macs will need an application called VLC. It is free. You can download VLC at http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ Thanks, Matt Monjan
  15. 15. Playing close captioning on your computer Note: not all videos are captioned! It is easier on a Windows machine. You turn on captions in the Windows Media Player Mac users can install a Windows Media Player. Macs will also need an application called VLC. It is free. You can download VLC at http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ Thanks, Matt Monjan
  16. 16. Downloading closed captioned video files to play on a PC • The captions are in separate files from the video files • Download both the video files and the caption files • Video files are .asf, .wmv, or other • Captioning files are .smi files • The two files must be in the same folder for the captions to play, so create a folder for your video and captioned files. When you download, make sure they are in the same folder. Thanks, Matt Monjan
  17. 17. Playing CC videos full screen on a PC • There are some settings you have to adjust before captioning will play on your PC • The images and instructions that follow will walk you through how to do this on your PC • Mac instructions follow Note: this only works on Windows Media Player 10 or higher Thanks, Matt Monjan
  18. 18. Playing CC videos full screen on a PC 1. Open Windows Media Player 2. Click on the word Play in the tool bar and scroll down to Lyrics, Captions, and Subtitles 3. Choose On if Available Note: this only works on Windows Media Player 10 or higher Thanks, Matt Monjan
  19. 19. Playing CC videos full screen 1. Click on the word Tools in the tool bar and choose Options 2. Click on the Security tab 3. Place checkmarks next to:  Run script commands when present  Show local captions when present” (1st and 4th boxes) 4. Click on the Apply and OK buttons Thanks, Matt Monjan
  20. 20. Finding videos with closed captioned titles Closed captioned video must have caption files (.smi) with them or they won’t show captions Finding captioned files is part of what must be done to bring this advantage to your class A great place to start is DiscoveryEducationStreaming (formerly known as Unitedstreaming). It is the most used K-12 web library in the world. Go to http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ for a look and a free trial.
  21. 21. From Discovery Education Streaming – How to Find Closed Captioned Titles Click on the Advanced Search Link Scroll down and place a check in the Include Only Closed Captioned Titles box Thanks, Matt Monjan
  22. 22. Turning CC files on Windows 1. Check the Enable Closed Captioning box in the Media Settings area 2. Set CC as the default in your My Preferences Area Thanks, Matt Monjan
  23. 23. Playing streaming captioned videos on a PC or Mac from inside Discovery Education streaming On both machines, make sure that the Windows Media Player is installed and selected. Then place a checkmark in the Enable Closed Captioning box Thanks, Matt Monjan
  24. 24. Downloading CC videos and CC files on a Mac • Make sure that the Enable Closed Captioning box is checked and that the Windows Media Player option is selected. • Download the CC file (.smi) • Change DE streaming Media Settings to QuickTime Thanks, Matt Monjan
  25. 25. Downloading CC videos and CC Files on a Mac - continued • Download the .MOV file • Put .mov and .smi file in the same folder • To play your video with closed captions, you will need an application called VLC. It is free. You can download VLC at http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ • Open VLC and select Open File… from the File menu. • Check Load subtitles file: and click Settings… Thanks, Matt Monjan
  26. 26. Downloading CC videos and CC Files on a Mac – last steps! • Browse to the .smi file in the folder you created on your desktop, then click OK. • Browse to your .mov file in your folder you created on your desktop by clicking the Browse… icon, then click OK. • The video should begin playing with closed captions. Thanks, Matt Monjan
  27. 27. Neat Strategy to help students – Enlarging Close Captioned Text • Go to folder where the files are downloaded • Right-click on the .smi file and open with a text editor like Notepad • Change the Font Size to 20 and/or color to red, green, etc.. • Change the actual text! “Sharks are top predators This trick is awesome…” Thanks, Matt Monjan
  28. 28. Before and After Shots of the CC Change 30 pt 10 pt Thanks, Matt Monjan
  29. 29. CC Text That You Can Change Thanks, Matt Monjan
  30. 30. Need a recap – check out Matt Mojan’s blog:streaming A-Z blog ( staking claim to best blog in the blogosphere) http://tinyurl.com/5ledbo Thanks, Matt Monjan
  31. 31. The Secret “C’s” of Digital Video: Chromakey and Captions CVCUE Conference Take advantage of the Fresno, CA Discovery Educator Network (DEN) March 28, 2009 Hall Davidson Director Discovery Educator Network
  32. 32. Final Note: Are all of Discovery Education videos/segments closed captioned? No, currently about 30% of the basic DE streaming is captioned and 19% of Plus is captioned It breaks down like this: Basic DE streaming = 1,149 full CC videos and 11, 729 CC video clips. Plus = 1,456 full CC videos and 16, 272 video clips

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