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Preparing & Writing the Video Script EdTec 350
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Today’s Focus l Preproduction Select a topic Select project format Begin writing script l Checklist of things to do….
Preproduction!! l Organize! l Work together - everyone has good ideas! Listen to everyone in your group! l Everyone contributes and participates as part of the team!
Select a Topic! l For Final Project Connect idea to curriculum: What will students learn and be able to demonstrate as a result of doing this? What content standards are being addressed at your grade level? What technology standards are being addressed at your grade level? Begin work on your project planning sheet!
Select Project Format l camcorder iMovie or other Which format works better for you and the message that is being communicated? or
Write the Script l You might want to ‘rough out’ the script first (scratch paper) l When ready, transfer to scripting sheets (M. p.63-66) What will we see? (left column) What will we hear? (right column)
Project Checklist… l Length of video - 2 minutes l Follow copyright guidelines in terms of portion limits l Locate and reserve equipment you need. l Use video production techniques where appropriate - (Note: must use one as part of project minimums)
Video Production Techniques l Establishing Shot - (LS, MS, CU) To establish where the action is happening - do this instead of zoom! Two examples used in lecture: Henry V & Breaking Away
Establishing Shot l Breaking Away l Where will the action take place?
Video Production Techniques l Motivated Cut To heighten interest To provide reason for cut that follows One example used in lecture: Young Frankenstein
Motivated Cut l Young Frankenstein l How does this shot allow the viewer to know what might be coming?
Video Production Techniques l Cut-on-Action To show detail To provide smooth transition from LS to CU Example used in lecture: Breaking Away
Cut on Action l Breaking Away l How do the various cuts allow the viewer to follow what is taking place during this scene ?
Video Production Techniques l Cut-away To save time To show reaction to an action Example used in lecture: Young Frankenstein
Cut Away l Young Frankenstein l What does this cut tell the viewer?
In Closing l Remember Planning is Key! l Pick your video editing tool. iMovie VideoStudio Windows Movie Maker Others? Can the final product be exported? l Final major project! Be creative and have a lot of fun!
Good luck producing your video! Have fun telling the story!