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Have you ever wanted to create a short documentary or do you have digital footage that needs a little form? This two-part workshop will move through the process of documentary video from inception to finished product. There will be visual aids, examples, and hands on application. The discussions will also explore how to conduct interviews and shape the context of the visual evidence with words. The workshop will cover:

  • Writing and planning for documentary (scripting, treatments, file management, and visualization)
  • Equipmentand budgeting
  • Shooting techniques and shot planning with various devices
  • Basic editing and posting to popular digital platforms

 Bring your laptop, camera or phone because this introductory workshop will give you the momentum you need to get started for yourself or your organization.

Shannon Bond served as a photojournalist in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard for more than 22 years. He also spent time as a media analyst and public affairs superintendent as well as an independent photographer, multimedia developer, and videographer. He currently spends his professional time as the digital communications lead for a large agency that employs strategic communications techniques over a diverse collection of mediums.

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