Video 101

Video 101 is a small collection of video tutorials on the basics of shooting and editing videos, in line with the Vimeo Video School. The videos are done in a funny, motivating way and they contain really useful tips, such as for recording basics: tripod benefit, simple light reflection techniques, composition, ...

Vimeo is an online community where members can publish their videos.

Table of contents: 

Step 1: Choosing a Camera
Step 2: Shooting Basics
Step 3: Editing Basics
Step 4: Editing Details

Vimeo Video School

Vimeo Video School is a fun place for anyone to learn how to make better videos. There are Vimeo Lessons by Vimeo staff as well as video tutorials created by members and suggested through http://vimeo.com/groups/videoschool. Vimeo Lessons provide bite-sized information and great examples on a particular video-making topic in the Vimeo Video School. Lessons are created by Vimeo staff and structured to give you more details and pertinent examples about the stuff you want to learn about. Then, when you’re done, you can take part in a Lesson Challenge and put your new found skills to use.

Vimeo is an online community where members can publish their videos.

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Behind The Scenes


This PDF is meant for audiovisual students but can be freely downloaded. It combines guidelines with assignments.

Deze PDF is bedoeld voor audiovisuele studenten maar can vrij gedownload worden. Het combineert richtlijnen met opdrachten.

System requirements: 
Acrobat Reader

TV? It's so over

Rhodri Marsden's article in The Independent on why it's goodbye to the goggle-box and hello to a host of new ways to watch your favourite shows

Practical DV Filmmaking - 2nd Edition

"Written for the beginner, Practical DV Filmmaking guides you thorough the process of making a film with low-cost digital equipment: from development through to production, post-production and distribution. While the technical tools you need are fully explained, the book concentrates on filmmaking principles throughout, illustrating how these tools can be used to achieve stylistic approaches for innovative filmmaking. The book assumes no background knowledge in either technology or filmmaking and is divided into four key areas: development, production, post-production, distribution."

The DV Show - Podcasting the ins and outs of digital video

The DV Show podcast started in 2005 as a source for answers to listener questions related to digital video.

As of November 2008, they "have produced over 260 audio podcasts and 52 video podcasts and have answered over 2480 questions from listeners worldwide. With newsletter.

Hosted by Brian Alves, a 22-year veteran of video production, a crack team of 12 seasoned media professionals and one Entertainment Attorney, the shows feature answers to listener questions, careful reviews, product news, tips, tutorials, contests and high-profile interviews with industry professionals — all in a quick and engaging format for thousands of listeners to enjoy worldwide."

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Categories for the podcasts:
- Final Cut Pro
- Podcasts
- Reviews
- Audio
- Camcorders
- For the Field
- For the Studio
- Lighting
- Software
- Tips & Tools
- Videos

Videoconferencing Cookbook

This ViDe Video Conferencing Cookbook is a "how-to" manual about Internet videoconferencing of ViDe. "The Video Development Initiative (ViDe) promotes the deployment of digital video in research and higher education. Leveraging our collective resources and expertise, ViDe advances digital video deployment through promotion and development of interoperable, standardized, and cost-effective technologies."

ViDe projects also include ViDeNet, the global, virtual network providing video and voice-over-IP to advanced networking communities, with resources: http://www.vide.net/resources.

Table of contents: 

- Introduction
- How to Use this Cookbook
- What is Videoconferencing?
- Who are the Intended Readers?
- Why are Standards, Openness, and Interoperability Important?
- What are the Basic Ingredients?
- Bibliography







Video Development Initiative (VIDe)




Video University - library

This library of the Video University lists internal text-based web pages that are focused on creating and editing a video plus additional files on the business end of creating videos.

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Article categories:
- Free Articles & Guides
- The Business of Video


Blog about all kinds of media use in education.

Table of contents: 

• Audio (audio)
• Bildung (eduation)
• Didaktik (didactics)
• eLearning allgemein (e-learning in general)
• eLearning Volksschule (e-learning in primary school)
• Fotografie (photography)
• Games
• Hardware
• Internet in der Schule (Internet in schools)
• Kinder und Internet (children and Internet)
• Lego Mindstorms
• Metaversen (metaverses)
• Multimedia
• Neue Medien (new media)
• Podcasting
• Publizieren im Web (online publishing)
• Rechtliches (legal)
• SecondLife
• Software
• Spiele (Games)
• Technik (technology)
• Video im Unterricht (video in class)
• Web 2.0

System requirements: 
Flash Player

Digital Video in Education

Describes the production of digital video from a teacher's and a student's pov

Table of contents: 

Student Process
• Plan
• Produce
• Present

Teacher Process
• Plan
• Coordinate
• Assess


Internet Resources

System requirements: 
Adobe Reader

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