Posts Tagged ‘ videojournalism ’

Crowd Funding Is a Piece of the Raft…

… of the raft that will save journalism!

After hard hours of editing and format struggles, the finished work can finally be appreciated online. Incredible what you can do with the most primitive tools! Find my Video on community funded journalism and spot.us

on youtube.

If you are curious to see the whole interview with David, check it out here:

Also take a look at how the story developed, how the question poll turned out, see my recap and what the story board for the video originally used to be.

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And Then There Were Three (Good Web News Videos)

Heavy and complicated equipment will likely mess with your video. Keep it simple for the web! ©pc britz

Heavy and complicated equipment will likely mess with your video. Keep it simple for the web! ©pc britz

Web News and TV news are not the same, although good online video reporting shares many features with TV news. Interactivity, simplicity, timeliness can be combined with low budget technology and limited personel to create compelling web video content. I have selected three examples – once again related to the US-Mexican border – to show these traits of web video.

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Anticipating Video Production

It is never too early to learn about compelling video producitons!
Although the COM466 class has not yet begun to work with video, I wanted to share these ten tips from Eric Maierson.

Details are important on set, but the tone of a movie is set in the editing room ©pc britz

Details are important on set, but the tone of a movie is set in the editing room. ©pc britz


Maierson is producer at Media Storm, a Multi-Media production company created by Brian Storm and based in New York (Dan Lamont had mentioned it in his talk if you remember).

One idea I found particularly compelling: See a sequence of pictures as paragraphs between great ideas!