Why Is Video Content Missing From Your Nonprofit’s Marketing Strategy?

John Haydon

What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? I know the storyboards seem pretty cool, but if you have to choose just one, you’d probably watch the movie.

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

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What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? I know the storyboards seem pretty cool, but if you have to choose just one, you’d probably watch the movie. The movie conveys the action, the emotion, and the narrative much more powerfully than just pictures and words. Why we love video.

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Upcoming Webinar March 12: Manage Content & Collaborate in the Cloud

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Do you daydream about having a single repository for every asset, picture, file, document, storyboard, spreadsheet and want to be able to manage and collaborate with all of those in the cloud?

Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

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For instance, when creating your video strategy, considering the storyboard through both a conservative and a more progressive lens will likely drive the type content that is produced and served to your audiences. These are unprecedented times.

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Video Storytelling Made Easy with Adobe Spark

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We suggest storyboarding out your video story within the app by selecting one of the pre-loaded story structures. An eye-catching opening, slick text animation, smooth transitions — these are all important elements of polished social videos.

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Upcoming Webinar December 12: Sowing Stories from Your Community - Video Pre-Production

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for storyboarding and sometimes scripts, to what kinds of equipment are. Before you push record on any video, there are some key steps you. should take to ensure your video will achieve the goals you set out for. Join us on Thursday, December 12 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

Even More Ways to Tell Your Story with Your Smartphone

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Price: Free Pros: Great storyboarding tools; Can import clips from camera roll (rather than internal app camera) Cons: Videos can only be five seconds. Using the app's storyboard, you can add music and filter effects and place the clips in your desired order.

Nonprofits Live: Collaborative Storytelling Recap

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Some production teams will use storyboarding, but a production grid is helpful for teams that don't have illustrative or design skills. The TechSoup Digital Storytelling Campaign. kicked off with a special edition of Nonprofits Live on the topic of collaborative storytelling. Collaborative storytelling refers to working with a team, sometimes distributed, to produce video.

Adobe Premiere Elements 15 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Storyboard, Timeline. Storyboard, Timeline. You're ready to tell your organization's story in video, but which software is best for you to put it all together? Do you need the simplicity of Premiere Elements or the full range of features in Premiere Pro? What's in Common.

Adobe Premiere Elements 14 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Storyboard, Timeline. Storyboard, Timeline. You're ready to tell your organization's story in video, but which software is best for you to put it all together? Do you need the simplicity of Premiere Elements or the full range of features in Premiere Pro? What's in Common.

Adobe Premiere Elements 13 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Storyboard, Timeline. Storyboard, Timeline. Some of the most captivating imagery produced by nonprofits in recent years hasn't been photos — it's been viral videos.

Presentation Zen Blog: A Resource Review

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My process is analog, but I have to start with a mind map of the ideas (sometimes several versions of it), then do a linear outline, and finally sketch out a storyboard with image ideas. Then I sit with my storyboard, and look through my photo sources, like flickr and my photographs.

Digital Storytelling: Expert Tips by J.D. Lasica

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Create a Storyboard 6. I met J.D. Lasica at the 2006 Blogher Conference where I found out about his one his projects on ourmedia - the Personal Media Learning Center. - a "Democratic knowledge clearing house."

5 Tips to Effectively Tell your Story with Video

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Start with drawing up a simple storyboard. Your storyboard can help you come up with a list of scenes, camera shots, and props you will need. Feel confident being able to effect change in your organization with video. These 5 tips from Atomic Training can help you get on your way to producing effective videos. 1) Plan ahead: Coming up with an engaging video from being to end might be a bit overwhelming - planning ahead can save you a lot of time in the end.

My Slides from the Screencasting Session and Please Vote.

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minute videos, map out the screencast before you actually film it, create a storyboard, write a script, use music. These are my powerpoint slides from the Screencasting Session at NTC. If you didn't write down the wiki, it's here and if you didn't get a hard copy of the Idealware article, it's here. My favorite quote about the session was from Jason Zannon at Democracy in Action: Beth Kanter delivers herself of a tour de force on screencasting.

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

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April 7, 2016 — Free webinar 1: Preplanning Your Digital Story from Concept to Storyboard. Ladies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here. For the sixth year, TechSoup's annual challenge will help nonprofits learn how to increase their storytelling skills for fundraising and advocacy purposes. We also have a contest in which we're giving away US$7,000 in cash prizes and a new camera. Learn more. Civil Society, Advocacy, and Fundraising.

Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

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Screencasting (and the software) has three functions: storyboarding, production, editing. Unfortunately, the software was a little too much of a pig for my middle-aged computer, so there are some places where the over hiccups (if I'm not saying um) and it goes out of synch with the movie (more an editing problem on my part as you can edit the storyboard with the audio and there places where I deleted the audio and re-recorded it and it didn't synch right.)

Will this video editing software also do my laundry?

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In terms of the home-movie approach to screencasting, as you can see I didn't spend a lot of time scripting, storyboarding, zooming, additing titles or arrows, etc. I'm in the process of preparing material for the Screencasting Session at NTC (BTW, I'm presenting with Ian Miller from C3 who is sponsoring the NTC Video Contest last call). After thinking about this for a while, I boiled it down to two metaphors. A) The Hollywood Movie B) Home movies to document something important.

In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips

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If the latter, I have a storyboard in my head and edit as I go. The Story. Last week, my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation.

The Jing Project: Embed Screencasts Into Conversation

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It was very liberating for me to create a screencast like this -- no storyboard, script, no retakes. Click to play. I have less than 20 days before I get on a plane and fly halfway around the world. That in and of itsef is a little mind blowing.

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Flickr As Presentation Tool: Screencast #2

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I created a storyboard with small scenes. View the Screencast here. As a follow up to last week's screencast on how to use flickr as a visual resource, here is a post about how to share your wonderfully visual powerpoints with others via your blog or flickr. This is a powerpoint that Cheryl Hanback and I used to lead an N-TEN Affnity Group of technology trainers at last year's Nonprofit Technology Conference.

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NTEN and SalesForce Screencast: Learnings About the Interview/Documentary Approach

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I got enough information to put together an outline and rough storyboard So, I had the overall structure for the 15 minute screencast. Add Beth's Blog: Screencasts to your page. High bandwidth version on screencast.com Screencast Wiki. In the first of a series co-sponsored by NTEN and Salesforce.com Foundation , I covered the integration of Google Adwords with salesforce.com. I'm pleased to announce that the second screencast is now available.

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And you could try weaving your Flickr photos into a storyboard.