Effective News Videos with Videolicious: A Digital Tools Tutorial

Course Overview

Title:
Effective News Videos with Videolicious: A Digital Tools Tutorial
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
This $29.95 Webinar is free thanks to the support of the American Press Institute and Knight Foundation.
Originally Broadcast On:
October 30, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
October 30, 2013 Enroll Now
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Funded by Amazon and the Knight Foundation, Videolicious empowers more than 1 million people in 100+ countries to create sophisticated video productions -- automatically, in seconds.

In this training session, you'll learn how to create your own news video productions, from narrated photo essays to newsmaker interviews with b-roll, graphics and music. You'll see examples of videos automatically edited in seconds from journalists and see a real-time demo of automatic video editing. We'll close with a strategy session on how to plan your first video shoot.

This training event is part of a series on digital tools in partnership with the American Press Institute and The Poynter Institute, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

See more tools in the Digital Tools Catalog.

What Will I Learn:
  • An effective framework for getting journalists started with creating their first videos
  • Strategic assistance on helping newsrooms layer in more visual reporting
Who Should Take this Course:

Journalists looking to get started with video as well as assigning editors and producers looking to empower reporters to create more video.

Course Instructor:

Alan Haburchak

Alan Haburchak is Director of Video Evangelism at Videolicious, as well as a member of the faculty at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. At Videolicious, he has helped journalists at newspapers, magazines and TV stations throughout the US get started creating videos in a sustainable way – leveraging interviews they’ve already scheduled and events they’re already attending to add a video layer to their journalism in the most time-efficient ways possible.

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