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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS306 CANCELLED: Better Video: Twenty Tips in 60 Minutes

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Wednesday, March 22

Video

Video is all the rage, but what constitutes good video? In the YouTube era, many developers have been taught to point their iPhone and shoot with little thought to aspects like visual composition, lighting, and editing. When you’re shooting video, a number of small, easily adjusted factors often make the difference between a quality video and one that’s unwatchable.

This session will explore a number of practical, immediately applicable tips to improve the quality of your online learning video. All of these tips are designed to be implemented with little to no cost. You’ll see how to shoot video (and screencasts) to minimize expensive and time-consuming edits. Whether you shoot video with a professional SLR camera or an iPhone, whether you edit with Camtasia or iMovie, you’ll find that these tips will help you create improved video.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to compose video shots appropriately
  • How to “shoot for the edit”
  • How to select outstanding background
  • How to create quick green-screen backgrounds
  • How to create professional-quality bumper graphics

Audience:
Novice and intermediate designers, developers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Video cameras (iPhone, professional, prosumer); video editing software (iMovie, Camtasia, Premiere); and green screens.

Mark Lassoff

Founder and President

Punk Learning

Mark Lassoff, the founder of LearnToProgram.tv, has been involved in online learning for nearly 15 years, mostly as an entrepreneur. He started the company in 2011 with the idea of bringing online education to those who wanted to learn web and mobile development at an affordable price point. Since its founding, over 1 million people have enrolled in the company’s online courses. Mark speaks frequently on coding and online education. He has spoken at multiple conferences and been featured at SXSW, DevCon Europe, the Pan African Mobile Conference, and Code PaLOUsa. He is a 2017 recipient of The eLearning Guild’s prestigious Guild Master Award.

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