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Storyboard as a key for videomaking

'For producing a one-minute video 7 to 10 minutes taped video should be sufficient to make your video production.   The more you shoot, the more work you have to do the final editing part. A careful planning is essential!'

Do's and Don'ts Comparing a couple of video's at youtube, can already help to identify the do's and don'ts in videomaking. Do's Clearify your goals and topics from the beginning. The questions What? When? Why? Who? Where? Which questions to be asked? should be answered from the beginning;Show the context where the video takes place.  If there is a speaker, show the audience who is listening;Make the video lively by changing video shots every  5 - 10 seconds;Use attractive music that can carry and guide the story;Light and the quality of the audio are essential during the filming. Use the appropriate equipment;Prevent shaking images. If possible use a tripodTell a story through your video. Plan the videomaking in advance.  A structured and…

Building a 'Conference Story' by handing over the video camera

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"Handing over your video camera to one of your colleagues, can bring some nice surprises!".  This is what I did during the conference 'Facilitation as a {2nd} profession, which was held on the 23rd September, 2011. My colleague Erik Kijne (PCM Group) filmed and interviewed workshopleaders, participants and collected conference impressions at the annual conference organised by the International Association ofFacilitators (IAF) - Netherlands.

The process of editing Between December 2011 and early March, 2012 Erik and I sat together to compile and edit the highlights of this annual event.  Out of a total of 70 minutes video tape,  a first draft video of 10 minutes was compiled.  This was followed by three rounds of collecting feedback from IAF-Nl  colleagues. Eventually the video was shortened to a production of 4.15 minutes showing impressions of the opening,  workshops, a 'blundering facilitator' and participants quotes.  See video:
Lessons What took us most time wa…