I learned about the process of editing with iMovie. iMovie comes with a lot of editing features within the app. The app allows you to mix in different forms of media: sound, images, videos, when creating an iMovie project. iMovie also allows you to add transitions also.YOu can also mix in several iMovie projects together to create a new one.
I learned about how to give an interview with a camera. Remember that an interview is a conversation.Make time and try not to rush the interview. Focus on the speaker with your eyes. Take location into consideration. Ask open-ended questions like “Tell me about…”.Tell your interviewee to say their name and spell it, so you can get it for graphics later.Gather compelling sound bites to enhance the final product.
I learned how sound enhances a video. Recording natural sound, sounds that are made in the environment you are filming in can add character to a story. Even science can be a natural sound. It is important to get close to your natural sounds, so that you can hear it when you play it back on your device.
I learned about how to tell a story with a video. A video should have a beginning, middle, and end. A video should show what the people in the video are talking about. A video should have compelling soundbites. A good video may have some twists or reveals.
I learned about B-Roll, which is the video you use the capture the environment around your subject. B-Roll gives information like where the video was captured, what time, and details about the subject. I also learned tips on taking videos with iPad.Video should be shot in good lighting situations, and should be taken
I learned about the possibilities of mobile journalism. Mobile journalism allows the average person to communicate information to the Internet using a mobile device.There are apps available that can help people do this. There is also equipment to enhance the video, allowing people to film from different heights and angles. Although some information can be false, mobile journalism can provide people with unique images or video that you may not see on television or news sites.