Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305

Adding video to your site, blog, or podcast no longer requires expensive equipment or studio time. With today’s powerful desktop tools and a little new media know-how, your editorial team can produce compelling, short videos inexpensively and quickly.

In this workshop, you’ll produce a 3- to 5-minute video, ready to post on your site.

As part of the workshop, you'll receive a dual-platform 40G hard drive on which to edit and save your project. You may keep this drive for future use.

And you'll learn...

• Shooting Tips & Tricks
- choosing the right gear: camera, microphone, accessories
- finding on-camera "talent" within your organization
- lighting your subjects naturally and capturing clean audio
- creating captivating interviews & focused service pieces

• Editing Basics
- editing your video on the desktop using basic FinalCut Pro tools
- adding B-roll, music, overlays, graphics
- compressing your final product for Web distribution

• Distribution Techniques
- posting video to your site
- distributing across the Web: YouTube, iTunes, syndications, RSS and other social media networks
- measuring the impact of your video

Only 18 places available. Open to Web publishing professionals throughout the Bay Area and beyond.

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Added by Stanford Publishing Courses on February 4, 2009



that is one expensive hard drive!!