On March 23rd, Lights. Camera. Help. will provide a full-day DIY video training for nonprofit organizations.  The cost of this workshop is $95 for Greenlights members and $125 for non-members.  Click ‘read more’ for the full agenda or register now!

Making the Right Choice: Copyright and Creative Commons

A Brief History of Copyright

Fair Use

Public Domain

Copyright run amuck


Creative Commons

Finding “Free”

-Images

-Writing

-Video and Film

-Music


Why You Should Use and Contribute to the Commons

You can still get paid

Commons success stories


Telling Your Story

Why Are You Telling a Story?

Why people tell stories

How are stories told and why people love them


Everything is Structure… and You Love it

Character, Plot, Theme, Tone

Arcs and Archetypes

Structure or Formula?

Variations by Form (Short Story, Poetry, Play, Screen, Visual)


Exercising Your Storytelling Skills

Tools and Toys

Finding Inspiration

Writer’s Block


Capturing Your Story on Video

Making the Right Decisions

Why video is important?

Why storytelling is important?

Video Distribution Mode

Intro to Flip Camera

Flip Camera Spotlight Program


Capturing Your Story Tellers

Interviews

Setup

Questions/Goals

Subject

Setting+Light+Audio


Capturing The Story

Events

Setup

Location Scouting

Questions/Goals

Subject

Settings+Lights+Audio


Editing and Producing Your Story

Getting Organized

Adjust your settings

Importing your video, images, graphics, etc.

Setting up your timeline


Building Your Story

Cutting video and adding transitions

Adding images, graphics, and voiceovers


Telling the world

Exporting for DVD

Exporting for the Web

Uploading to the internet

 

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