Fast Track Video Workshop 1: Shooting Great Video

What are the best techniques for quick, effective video gathering? This hour-long workshop focuses on story shooting and strategy in the field. From raw video clips in breaking news scenarios to longform video storytelling, we show you techniques that can help you shoot compelling closeups, capture logical shot sequences, collect interviews and capture high quality audio. You’ll walk away with tangible work flows, checklists and tools so that anyone with an iPhone, camcorder or RED 4K camera can come away with superior storytelling outcomes. We’ll also be discussing equipment requirements. No prerequisites required.

— This session will have recorded audio


Andrew Lih - Associate Professor, American University
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Lam Thuy Vo - Interactive Editor, Al Jazeera America
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