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Creating Video for Teachers and Trainers: Producing Professional Video with Amateur Equipment by Tim Spannaus

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Chapter 12

Your Assignment 2 Edit in Camera

Plan and shoot a simple video, probably no longer than three or four minutes.

Plan

Since we haven't talked about editing much, what you shoot will have to be your video. You will have no opportunity to fix things in edit. With this constraint, it is important that you plan your video carefully, because you will need to shoot it as it is to be viewed.

You will want to script this video carefully to make sure you can shoot everything in order.

Shoot

Start and stop the camera to allow cuts from one shot to the next. Do not use titles, fades, or any special effects that might be available on the camera.

Many students use this assignment to create a short instructional video. We have had several videos on ...

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