High School Journalism workshop

I am giving a talk tomorrow to a group of high school journalists about basic video production. Here are some of the examples and notes I’ll be using:

Woodworker sees with his hands from McKenna Ewen on Vimeo.

Step 1: Find a story.

Everyone has a story; it is just a matter of finding it.

Step 2: Shoot interviews.

If prep and setup correctly, television interviews can be fairly easy.

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nabb from Medal of Honor Project on Vimeo.

Step 3: Shoot b-roll.

What is your story about? What did your interview subject mention? What gives your viewer context? What is compelling in the scene?

broll from Medal of Honor Project on Vimeo.