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Storymakers 3: Polishing Your Digital Story to Make It Shine!

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  • Glenn Fajardo
  • Nife Adeyemi
  • Becky Wiegand

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Meeting Description:
If your nonprofit or library is thinking about jumping into storytelling through video creation, this is the place to start! Join TechSoup for the third webinar in our four-part Storymakers 2016 series on Thursday, April 28 at 11 a.m. Pacific (2 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain) to hear Nife Adeyemi of Scottsdale Public Library and Glenn Fajardo of TechSoup talk about editing and promoting your video!

Now that you've got your raw video footage, how do you turn it into an amazing finished product? You'll learn about:

  • Post-production video editing best practices
  • Editing tools from free to high-end
  • Tips on adding sound and graphics
  • Resources for finding royalty-free audio and graphics
  • Posting to YouTube and other video hosting services
  • Best practices on sharing your video effectively with tagging, social sharing, and on your own website
  • And more!

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Date: Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Becky Wiegand
 Presenter Information
Nife Adeyemi
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Nife Adeyemi is the digital media specialist at the City of Scottsdale, Arizona. In this role, she manages the digital media lab and teaches digital media classes at Civic Center Library's Eureka Loft. Patrons have free access to utilize the media lab to shoot videos, take photos, record audio, design marketing materials and create websites. Ms. Adeyemi guides patrons on how to brand and market their businesses using proven digital media and marketing strategies tailored to their needs.
Prior to this role, Ms. Adeyemi was a communication arts instructor at Benedictine University in Mesa, AZ. She has also taught filmmaking at a performing arts school in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Adeyemi has learned firsthand how to create engaging video, digital content, garner press coverage and successfully launch and build a brand. She loves to share her knowledge to help others start and grow their businesses. Ms. Adeyemi currently resides in Scottsdale, AZ.

Glenn Fajardo
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Glenn Fajardo works on international partnership and program development for TechSoup, a nonprofit social enterprise founded on the belief that technology can be a powerful enabler for greater social change. Glenn has helped NGOs get started with design thinking in places such as Maputo, Singapore, and Warsaw. In the past, Glenn has helped build a for-profit environmental social venture from the ground floor and helped foster use of technology by a local government to better connect residents to services and public decisions. Glenn has been a contributor to the Stanford Social Innovation Review and is the curator for TEDxPeacePlaza in the Japantown and Fillmore neighborhoods of San Francisco. Formally trained in nuclear engineering sciences and public policy, Glenn is also a musician who plays electric bass in the rock band Path Not Found. In his free time, Glenn enjoys playing with food, especially in other peoples' kitchens.

Becky Wiegand
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Becky is the webinar program manager at TechSoup, 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.