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The Engaged Researcher Online Training: Your Research Video online
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Description

Why is YouTube popular? Because people love watching videos. A research video can be a great way to get your message across to your collaborators, your friends, and the wider world as well as being a condition of some funding bodies. But it isn't easy to do well - and this is where this course will make a difference. Come along and learn the skills needed to plan, shoot & edit high quality footage for research videos so that your video can stand out from the crowd. You just need yourself, a camera phone and your enthusiasm!

Target audience

PGR students and academic and professional staff

Prerequisites

Wear headphones or earphones at all times during VC sessions. Mute your Mic when you’re not speaking. • A fully charged smartphone with a camera and/or a digital camera capable of shooting video • Laptop (plugged in or charged) or Desktop computer • Phone’s &/or Camera’s USB cable to transfer footage • Write down the most common question you get about your research. Or a question you’d like to answer & explain using video. • Strong internet connection • Da Vinci Resolve editing software. Follow this link, scroll to the very bottom to see a link to download the free version on the left: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/uk/products/ davinciresolve/ Please check it runs OK. If it does not, try https://fxhome.com/hitfilm-express • If you have Adobe Premiere Pro, use this. • Optional but very useful: Tripod that works with smartphone, tripod for your digital camera.

Objectives

Participants of this course will learn to • use a phone camera to record video • Shoot more professional video clips & photos • film themselves and present • Plan a video/film • Do more advanced video editing • upload a video online

Format

Online

Notes

Mon 10am-11am VC Intro, Brief & Examples yes

 1am-11.45pm	VC Planning tips	
1pm-2pm	OT Small tasks: decide	
		platform. Watch linked video	
		clips.	
		(Ryd not available)	
2pm-4pm	OT Small task: make plans	for film	
		(Ryd not available)	

Tues	10am-11am	VC Shooting tips	
	11am break		
	11.15am-11.45	VC Shooting tips 2			
	1am-4pm	OT Shooting time. Transfer	
		        footage onto your computer	
		         (Ryd not available)	
Wed	all day	OT Shooting time. Transfer	
		footage onto your computer.	
		(Ryd not available)	
Thur	10am-11am	VC Video Editing	
	11am break		
	11.15am-11.45	VC How to export &	
		upload	
	1pm-3pm	OT Editing (Ryd available)	
	3pm-4pm	OT Editing (Ryd not available)	
Fri	10am-12pm	OT Editing/Exporting/
		Uploading (Ryd not available)			
                2.30pm-3.30pm	OT Editing/Exporting/	
		Uploading (Ryd available)	
	3.30pm-4pm	VC Showcase and q&a	



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