Working with videos


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Presentation by Euforic Services (Pier Andrea Pirani, Pete Cranston, Vanessa Meadu) at the FAO Social Media Workshop - July 2012

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  • Online videos and pictures are an excellent medium to help you reach out to a global audience base on the Internet - You have greater outreachVideos and pictures are ready for you or your colleagues and other users to access as and when requiredVideos and pictures have the power to engage people at an emotional level in ways that are different to the written wordShort ‘blips’ (2/3 minutes interviews) allow you to capture ideas and comments in a more direct way
  • Changed the animation so that the titles come up with the images
  • Any Video converter is free to download, allows many options for source and output file. Also good to create MP3 files from videos or to download from YouTube
  • Embed on blogs - http://blog.cifor.orgAdd to your curated content – CGIARTweet and spin the links
  • Working with videos

    1. 1. Working with videosFAO Social Media Workshop
    2. 2. Intro /definition Creating videos is increasingly easy - many mobile phones and cameras allow short videos to be made. Once saved and edited, these can be uploaded to the Internet. From there they can be tagged, promoted, embedded in most web sites and included in feeds and podcasts. Source: https://compartnetwork-
    3. 3. Key functions it supports Awareness raising and advocacy Stakeholder engagement and action Capacity building (includes videos for rural learning and for exchange of experiences and reflection) Reporting and data collection Source: Rico, L. and Mandler, A., "Video in development: Filming for Rural Change"
    4. 4. Examples
    5. 5. Your toolkitSony cybershot Windows Movie Mak Mac iMovie YouTube
    6. 6. How to use it Record  Edit Upload  Share
    7. 7. (If needed..,convert your file beforeediting..) Any Video Converter – Desktop based, free to download Online Video Converter – Online, free
    8. 8. 2 – Edit movie • Crop file (when needed) • Fade in/fade out effects • Credits and links
    9. 9. Import video
    10. 10. Drag from collection…
    11. 11. …drop into video box
    12. 12. Fade in – fade out
    13. 13. Titles and credits
    14. 14. Titles and credits
    15. 15. Thumbnail
    16. 16. Import credits
    17. 17. Drag and drop credits in videobox
    18. 18. Save movie
    19. 19. 3 - Upload on hosting service –YouTube, Blip TV, Vimeo • Title, description, tags…
    20. 20. 4 – Share your content • On blogs and other! channels media
    21. 21. M&E YouTube offers great Analytics Blip TV has own stats that allow to track content distributed to multiple websites Look for trends: total views, comments and shares, country, etc..
    22. 22. Hands on exercise In pairs, find a nice corner and interview each other Edit videos with Movie Maker Upload video onto Blip training account (or create your own) Blog, embed, share link to video
    23. 23. Sources KSToolkit - iMark – Web 2.0 and Social Media for Development CIARD Pathways -
    24. 24. Working with videosFAO Social Madia Training