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 Creating Video for Vodcasts

 

Goal: To provide a hands-on experience to shoot video and edit video using various vodcast-creation tools. Support is provided throughout the workshop during the development process.

 

  1. Quick overview of vodcasting and equipment options (15 minutes)
  2. Shoot video using an inexpensive pocket video camcorder (Flip Mino) (30 min)
    1. Use camcorder to conduct short interviews
    2. Compose short scenes and record them
    3. View video in the camcorder
  3. Upload video from camcorder to a PC (30 min)
    1. Distinguish between various file formats
    2. Install provided software for camcorder used
    3. Use various features of the provided software
  4. Edit video using provided camcorder software and Windows Movie Maker (45 min)
    1. Cut out sections and crop the ends of video
    2. Add photos, music and voiceover to video timeline
    3. Add transitions & titles
    4. Combine video clips together into one video
  5. Edit video using free online video editing site (JumpCut) (20 min)
    1. Cut out sections and crop the ends of video
    2. Try out Remix features
  6. Export video in different file formats (10 min)
    1. For Windows Media Player
    2. For online video sharing sites (Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo)
    3. For CD, DVD or TV.
  7. Convert video to various formats using Media Converter (10min)
  8. Podcasting resources and readings (10 minutes)
  9. Copyright for podcasting (10 minutes)

 

I. Quick overview of vodcasting and equipment options (15 minutes)

Overview of vodcasting

Equipment Options

 

II. Shoot video using an inexpensive pocket video camcorder (Flip Mino) (30 min) Flip Mino

 

Shoot a Simple Story assignment

 

 

Shooting Interviews

For a better understanding of how to conduct and shoot interviews follow the links below. You can either stay with this website beginning at the Intro page (first link) or click on the other links for specific information.

 

Introduction and Preparation

http://www.mediacollege.com/video/interviews/intro.html 

 

Interview Structure

http://www.mediacollege.com/video/interviews/structure.html

 

Framing Interview Shots

http://www.mediacollege.com/video/interviews/framing.html

 

Composing Interview Shots

http://www.mediacollege.com/video/interviews/composition.html

 

Interview Technique

This site contains excellent suggestions for conducting interviews. Be sure to follow through to the other pages as well. It’s a quick read! 

http://www.mediacollege.com/journalism/interviews/

 

Shot Types

http://www.mediacollege.com/video/shots/

 

 

III. Upload video from camcorder to a PC (30 min)

  1. Distinguish between various file formats
  2. Quick Review of provided software for Flip cameras
  3. Import files to Windows Movie Maker - Get Started with Windows Movie Maker
    1. If not using Flip camera, follow directions here: Download movies from your camera to your computer
  4. Overview of various features of the provided software - Creating and Sharing Great Movies
    1. Watch the video now to see how easy these features are to use. Watching the video requires that you have Windows Media Player.

IV. Edit video using provided camcorder software or Windows Movie Maker (45 min)

  1. Cut out sections and crop the ends of video
  2. Add photos, music and voiceover narration to video timeline
  3. Add transitions & titles and credits
  4. Combine video clips together into one video using transitions and special effects and special effects

 

 

Finding Images

www.flickr.com

FREE, big images! You must create an account (its free and fast) to access the 'All Sizes' button. Click on the 'All Sizes' button to gain access to the largest image possible. The larger the image the better it will look in your video project!

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