Jewish Day School Video Academy Introduction


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This is the introductory webinar for the Day School Video Academy, a project of The AVI CHAI Foundation with the support of See3 Communications

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Jewish Day School Video Academy Introduction

  1. 1. Introductionto The Day School Video Academy <br />The People of the Book… and Now the Web Camera<br />
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  4. 4. What is the Day School Video Academy?<br />An initiative of The AVI CHAI Foundation that will build the capacity of Jewish Day Schools to use online video for recruitment, retention and fundraising. <br />
  5. 5. Day School Video <br />Academy - Eligibility<br />The program is open to North American Jewish Day Schools that are operating in the 2011-2012 school year. <br />Jewish pre-schools are not eligible. <br />All programs or institutions must express a positive attitude toward the state of Israel in order to be supported.<br />Though this program is for grants toward Jewish day school education, only programs that do not reject the value of secular education will be funded.<br />
  6. 6. Day School Video <br />Academy – Who is it For?<br />The school community, in order to make videos for recruitment, retention and fundraising. All those working on behalf of the schools are invited to participate:<br /><ul><li>Administrators
  7. 7. Teachers
  8. 8. Parents / Grandparents
  9. 9. Students
  10. 10. Alumni</li></li></ul><li>Program Elements:<br />Top -<br />4<br />Notch<br />Webinars<br />
  11. 11. #1: Storytelling<br />September 13, 2011 – 1:00 PM EDT – 1 hour<br />An overview of impactful storytelling techniques. How to choose a story, develop a shot list and interview questions, and planning for successful production. This webinar will give a broad overview of the production process, from planning/scripting, to production and through how stories are assembled during an editing process. <br />
  12. 12. #2: Production Basics<br />Production Basics – September 20, 2011 1:00 PM EDT – 1 hour<br />By avoiding common mistakes in production, an amateur videographer can produce useful and even well-shot video. For example, sound is commonly overlooked and, while people will watch bad video with good sound, they will not watch good video with bad sound. This webinar will teach the basics of a good production, including capturing good sound, camera composition, basic interviewing techniques and how to use b-roll. <br />
  13. 13. #3: Post-Production<br />September 27, 2011 1:00 PM EDT – 90 minutes<br />Intro to the Editing. The hardest part of the video production process is editing. This webinar will introduce schools to video editing, using Adobe Premier Elements, an editing program that is available on both Mac and PC. The webinar will cover general principles of editing. This webinar is recommended for all schools, even ones using iMovie, Windows Movie Maker and other editing programs. <br />
  14. 14. #4: Distribution<br />October 4, 2011 1:00 PM EDT – 1 hour<br />Making videos is only the first step to harnessing the power of the medium. Getting these videos in front of the key audiences is critical to making the investment in video worthwhile. This webinar will teach participants how to maximize use of YouTube, Facebook and other video sharing platforms. The webinar will cover successful tagging strategies, best practices in distributing video to their existing network, and how to harness the user generated content and the videos of others toward their school goals. <br />
  15. 15. Online Resources:<br />Video Academy Website<br />The Day School Video Academy website, to be launched in early September, will provide participants with substantial resources to assist in video productions. <br />A recorded version of this intro webinar and all subsequent webinars will be posted on the site. <br /> <br />
  16. 16. Online Resources:<br />Video Academy Website<br />Resources will include downloadable documents that correspond to each phase of the learning and of video production and distribution.<br />Post-production Packet that includes:<br /><ul><li>Edit script
  17. 17. Log sheets
  18. 18. Paper edit script form
  19. 19. Transcription format helper
  20. 20. Process guide to editing </li></ul>Pre-production packet download that includes:<br /> <br /><ul><li>Story outline
  21. 21. Shot list
  22. 22. Question list</li></ul>Production packet download that includes:<br /><ul><li>Hardware and software recommendations
  23. 23. Best Practices for camera and sound 
  24. 24. Production "check-list"
  25. 25. Release form template</li></li></ul><li>Online Resources:<br />Facebook Group<br />A place for the community of video makers to share ideas and resources and ask questions during the project. (The best of the Facebook content will go to the website for those who are not on Facebook.)<br />Ask to Join now:<br /><br />
  26. 26. Other Resources:<br />One-on-One Consultation<br />Each eligible school will be able to take advantage of one-on-one phone consultations with See3 Communications.<br /> <br />There is a limited amount of consultation available. <br />
  27. 27. Video Contest<br />To encourage schools to use their new-found skills at video, The AVI CHAI Foundation is sponsoring a video contest. <br /> <br />The details of the contest will be released in August and will be listed on the program website.<br />
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  29. 29. Why Video Matters<br />In December 2010 85% of US internet users watched online video. <br />88.6 million people watched online video on an average single day<br />There are as many people over 55 watching video on YouTube as there are under 18. <br />Cisco predicts that 90% of the web’s data will be video within four years<br />
  30. 30. % Users<br />Users (M)‏<br />Age<br />–<br />57.1<br />All<br />19%<br />11.0<br /><18<br />19%<br />11.1<br />18-34<br />22%<br />12.3<br />35-44<br />21%<br />11.9<br />45-54<br />19%<br />10.9<br />55+<br />Gender<br />52%<br />29.8<br />Male<br />48%<br />27.3<br />Female<br />Why Video Matters<br />In 1 Minute<br />24 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube<br />#3 Biggest Site in the World<br />Bigger than MSN and Wikipedia<br />58 Minutes<br />Average time spent on YouTube <br />Source: Nielsen//NetRatings (December 2009) - US audience.<br />
  31. 31. Your Audience is Watching<br />
  32. 32. Search<br />
  33. 33. Donor Demographics<br />Last year, Convio, SeaChange Strategies and Edge Research released a report called “The Wired Wealthy: Using The Internet to Connect to Your Middle and Major Donors”<br />Surveyed donors with email addresses who donated over $1000 during an 18-month period<br />Findings:<br /><ul><li>9 % of these donors use Facebook
  34. 34. 16% of these donors use LinkedIn
  35. 35. 52% of these donors use YouTube</li></li></ul><li>Your Website is Your Channel<br />23<br />
  36. 36. 24<br />Components of Inbound Marketing<br />
  37. 37. You Can Do This!<br /> <br />This is NOT about budgets.<br />This is NOT about being technically savvy.<br /> <br />This is about doing it. Trying it. Learning it. Getting better. It will be a rewarding experience for yourself and your school community. Have fun!<br />