Key Elements to Compelling Video Storytelling

Course Overview

Key Elements to Compelling Video Storytelling
Originally Broadcast On:
September 10, 2012
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
September 10, 2012 Enroll Now
Watch and listen to the original one-hour Webinar in its entirety. This Webinar recording features the full presentation led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty including Q&A from the audience and resources from the presenter.

How do you get started with video storytelling? Let Darren Durlach, a three-time winner of the Ernie Crisp National Photographer of the Year award from NPPA, show you how to capture your first stories with confidence.

This one-hour Webinar is all about video storytelling basics. You're learn the key steps in the video process, simple methods to capture the video and audio you want in the field, plus ways to edit your recordings into a cohesive storytelling video piece.

This Webinar is part of the Essential Skills for the Digital Journalist Webinar Series. Give us an hour a day--and in one week we'll change the way you think about storytelling in digital platforms. Learn more about the entire series of five Webinars and how to get a discount when you buy the entire package.

Who Should Take this Course:

Anyone making the transition into digital storytelling. This includes journalists in print and broadcast newsrooms, entrepreneurs, freelancers, bloggers and educators who need to become familiar with these skills.

Course Instructor:

Darren Durlach

Darren Durlach is the Director at Early Light Media. Previously, he was a senior multimedia producer for The Boston Globe and before that, senior photojournalist at WBFF-TV in Baltimore, Md. He has won the Ernie Crisp National Photographer of the Year title three times. After winning more than 80 other national and regional awards, including 11 Emmys and two b-roller of the year awards, Darren credits his success to the countless hours his colleagues and mentors have spent sharing their knowledge with him.

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