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Storymakers 2: Producing a Successful Video Story from Sound to Screen

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Meeting Description:

If your nonprofit or library is thinking about jumping into video creation, this is the place to start! Join TechSoup for the second webinar in our four-part Storymakers 2016 series on Tuesday, April 19 at 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain) to hear Aaron Bramley from Lights.Camera.Help. and Mark Horvath of Invisible People share their tips on the steps for a successful video shoot.

Now that you've gotten your pre-production steps completed, this webinar will tackle the nuts-and-bolts for day-of video production! You'll learn about:

  • Setting up lighting and using natural light
  • Microphones and homemade sound booths
  • Setting up different shots
  • Get tips on interviewing people well
  • Using animations instead of live people on film
  • Camera tips, including using apps, mobile phones, PowerPoint, or other tools to create your video
  • And more!

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Other webinars in this series:
Date: Tue, Apr 19, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Becky Wiegand
 Presenter Information
Aaron Bramley
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Aaron is a communicator and a collaborator with expertise in video, social media, public relations, marketing communications, media relations, eLearning, crisis communications, nonprofits, fundraising, and learning new things.

For the last 10 years he has worked as the Director of Digital Media for Ridgewood: Interactive Communications. Focusing on nonprofit and public sector organizations, he works with his team to create integrated communications strategies that use the most current digital tools to reach their audience the right way.

He is also co-founder andd board treasurer of Lights. Camera. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to creating positive change through, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to amplifying and multiplying the power of storytelling to help nonprofits change the world. Additionally, I'm Co-founder and Board President of the Texas Freelance Association.

Mark Horvath
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Since Mark founded it in November 2008, Invisible People has leveraged the power of video and the massive reach of social media to share the compelling, gritty, and unfiltered stories of homeless people from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. The vlog (video blog) gets up close and personal with veterans, mothers, children, layoff victims and others who have been forced onto the streets by a variety of circumstances.
Each week, they're on and high traffic sites such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, proving to a global audience that while they may often be ignored, they are far from invisible. He's the CMO at Rescue Mission Alliance and has been a broadcast professional with expertise in response television since 1990. Connect with him on Twitter @hardlynormal.

Becky Wiegand
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Becky is the webinar program manager at TechSoup Global, where she hosts webinars, creates interactive media and content, and writes on a variety of technology topics for nonprofits and public libraries.
Prior to joining TechSoup in 2008, Becky spent a decade on staff at three small nonprofit organizations based in Washington, DC and Oakland, CA, where she was frequently the "accidental techie" trying to make technology decisions for her small-yet-mighty organizations.