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Web Video Production Fundamentals

Video is hot on the web. Youtube is one of the top 3 websites in the world, and some estimate that 40% of internet traffic is currently video. In this one-day class we'll discuss some of the most common uses for video on the Internet and the best formats for each. The key project in this class will be setting up a mini-studio, shooting a video and uploading it to YouTube for all the world to see.


Course Content

  • Introduction and motivation
  • Types of web videos and their uses
  • How to select a low-cost video camera
  • Home studio setup: Sound and Lighting
  • How to shoot a simple ‘talking head’ video
  • Simple format conversion
  • How to upload the video to YouTube
  • How to add a title and closing frame
  • How to do simple on-line editing
  • Where to go from here