Video Creation

$179.00

The first week will be an introductory lesson that breaks down the five core aspects of making a video. The five subsequent lessons will cover each of these topics (Scripting, Shooting, Audio, Editing, and Graphics) with more depth.

Students will be tasked with creating a video of their own, where they will appear on-camera to speak for 30 seconds on a topic they’re passionate about.

Session 1: Intro to Video

  • Introduction
  • Simple overview of how a video is made
  • Break down into 5 core aspects
    • Scripting/Planning
    • Shooting/Lighting
    • Audio/Voice Over Recording
    • Editing
    • Graphics/Effects
  • Assignment: Select a topic to speak on for your video

Session 2: Planning and Scripting Your Video

  • Find a subject (refer to previous assignment)
  • Make an outline
  • Write your script
  • Practice reading it aloud
  • Edit any changes
  • Assignment: Write a short (30 second) video script on your chosen topic

Session 3: Shooting and Lighting Your Video

  • Framing
  • Lighting
  • Speaking for the Camera
  • Shooting B-roll
  • Assignment: Shoot some b-roll for your video

Session 4: Audio/Voice Over Recording

  • How to record on a computer or phone
  • Practicing your script
  • Speaking clearly and smoothly
  • Using music
  • Assignment: Film yourself speaking on your topic

Session 5: Editing

  • Overview of editing and explanation of software
  • Choosing the best parts
  • Assembling your edit
  • Combining your b-roll and speaking footage
  • Tweaking Audio
  • Assignment: Use Windows MovieMaker or iMovie to combine your footage from the last two weeks

Session 6: Graphics/Effects

  • Using transitions
  • Using effects and filters
  • Writing text
  • Assignment: Finish your video!

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