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Social reporting training briefing cce f2f

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Social reporting training briefing cce f2f

  1. 1. SDC Network<br />Climate Change and Environment <br />Social Reporting at the CCE f2f <br />22-27 May, 2011<br />F2f in Cusco/Peru<br />
  2. 2. Content<br />1. An Introduction to Social Reporting and the CCE Blog <br />2. Crash Course on Producing a Video for Social Reporting<br />3. Hands on Work in Groups<br />4. Getting organised for the week <br />
  3. 3. 1. An Introduction to Social Reporting and the CCE Blog<br />What is social reporting? <br />- a relatively new approach to reporting on face to face (f2f) - aims to make the reporting on workshops more >participatory/remote participation>immediate >relevant >accessible<br />- gives a voice to workshop participants (plus core team) - web 2.0 technologies and social media, i.e. video, text, photos, audio<br />
  4. 4. 1. An Introduction to Social Reporting and the CCE Blog (continued I)<br /> Videos, text & photos on our blog:< http://www.blog4dev.ch/ccef2f2011><br />- Logging in & Quick tour <br />- Recommendations regarding: >Blog text >Photos for the blog >Videos <br />
  5. 5. 1. An Introduction to Social Reporting and the CCE Blog (continued II)<br />Blog Text<br />Function<br />- “guide” through visual information objects (>coordinate)<br />- Highlights key ideas, learnings, messages, issues, etc.<br />Recommendation - Make it short <br />- Use simple language<br />
  6. 6. 1. An Introduction to Social Reporting and the CCE Blog (continued III)<br />Photos<br />Function<br />- Visual impressions- Documenting group work (visual illustration of text) - contributions from participants Recommendation<br />- Submit a selection <br /> Photo contest<br />
  7. 7. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting<br />Why focus on videos?<br />- Combine text, image &sound- Film literacy- More challenging/unfamiliarity BUT- Needs to be combined with text- requires principles of good communication- tricky to make people feel at ease during discussions<br />
  8. 8. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (II)<br />Type of Video (story):<br />1) Short Statement from an Interviewee (1-3 min) 2) 90 second challenge: <br />Example of a 90 second challenge3) Field trip documentation (5 min) Example of a docuvideo <br />Additional possibilities:<br />- Impressions of the day- Personal story of a participant, i.e. network member around the event- views from a series of people in response to one common question<br />
  9. 9. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (continued I)<br />Actor/Protagonist:<br />- Speaker summarising essentials from an input<br />-Participant who shared a key insight or asked an interesting question- Topic owners of open space sessions- Anyone involved in projects, i.e. field visits(service provision and receiving end)<br />
  10. 10. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (III)<br />Asking the right questions…<br />- Think about what you want to find out in advance - You are the experts- short, precise, open-ended questions- use core team peers as sounding boards- we can also provide guidance<br />
  11. 11. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (IV)<br />
  12. 12. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (V)<br />Approaching the Interviewee…<br />1) Ask the interviewee off camera for an interview<br />2) Find an appropriate place for interview<br />3) Don’t give the interviewee the question before filming<br />4) Start recording at least a few seconds before you want to begin and also stop the camera a few seconds after the interviewee or you have finished<br />5) Note down Name/Function of Interviewee<br />
  13. 13. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VII)<br />Technical AspectsEquipment ready: battery charged, space/memory, resolution<br />Consider crucial components of a video at all times:<br />
  14. 14. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VII)<br />Light- the more light, the better the image quality<br />- Natural light is brighter and more balanced than artificial light<br />- Never film against back light<br />
  15. 15. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VII)<br />Sound- avoid background noise! Unlike the human ear, cameras cannot filter out irrelevant sounds<br />- Take your time to find a silent spot for the interview<br />- ask interviewee to speak slowly & with firm voice<br />
  16. 16. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VII)<br />Image- NO shakingPay particular attention to holding camera steady and still (hand/tripod)<br />- Avoid zoomingThe closer the zoom, the more difficult it is to get a steady image<br />- Avoid distracting moving objectsin foreground or background<br />
  17. 17. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VII)<br />Image (continued)- take a few seconds to frame the shot<br />- Golden cut as in photography, i.e. hair cut & 1/3 rule<br />
  18. 18. 2. Producing a Video for Social Reporting (VI)<br />Filming…<br />- Keep in mind that image and audio should support the story / message, so:<br />- images and sounds shouldn‘t distract from voice<br />- ½ of your images should be close-ups<br />- 15 second shots minimum<br /><ul><li>- avoid background noise</li></ul>- Plan, observe, then film<br />
  19. 19. 3. Hands on Work in Groups<br />Task: Produce “type 1 video” short video statement from an interviewee; no more than 3 min<br />Procedure:<br />- Get into 3 Groups<br />- Find an appropriate place- Capture the interview on film (1 person focusing on technical aspects, the other on interpersonal ones)<br />- Start editing<br />
  20. 20. 4. Getting organised for the Week<br />- Sign up for specific films, blogging slots<br />- Get into groups and prepare the week with your coach <br />

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