Making Words, Pictures and Sound Work Together

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Course Overview

Making Words, Pictures and Sound Work Together
Originally Broadcast On:
January 01, 1970
Time Estimate:
One hour and 15 minutes

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When words and images compete, pictures win and your viewers misunderstand your story. But when words, images and audio work together, you give your story greater power and meaning.

Learn how to be the guide for your viewers, choosing words that complement the images they see and the audio they hear. You'll tell more powerful stories and your viewers will understand more of what they see and hear.

What Will I Learn:
  • How to marry words and pictures with sound that will put the viewer “in” the story
  • How to keep words, images and sound from competing with one another
  • How to use words to explain images
Who Should Take this Course:

Video, online or broadcast reporters, photojournalists, editors, producers who want to tell stronger stories and write more powerfully.

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