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Under­stand equipment

Learn­ing and Schol­arly Tech­nolo­gies Work­shops: The UW offers sev­eral work­shops every quarter.


Cre­at­ing Dig­i­tal Video : Cat­a­lyst pro­vides an online guide and work­shop to help plan the project.

Acces­si­bil­ity planning/Captions

Cre­at­ing Video and Mul­ti­me­dia Prod­ucts That Are Acces­si­ble to People


Visual Sto­ry­telling for Web: Tips and Tech­niques : A must learn before start­ing your first video project. This link pro­vides a great overview for any­one want­ing to cre­ate a video. It teaches how to develop an enter­tain­ing story line and pro­vides great film­ing hints.

Visual Sto­ry­telling For Web: Tips And Techniques

Edit­ing Resources from the UW Library

Gram­mar of the edit / Roy Thomp­son, Christo­pher J. Bowen.
The Focal easy guide to Final Cut Pro 7
Final Cut Pro 4 for dum­mies / by Hel­mut Kobler and Chad Fahs
Video edit­ing : a post­pro­duc­tion primer / Steven E. Browne
Visual sto­ry­telling : videog­ra­phy and post pro­duc­tion in the dig­i­tal age / Ronald J. Osgood and M. J
Writ­ing, direct­ing, and pro­duc­ing doc­u­men­tary films and videos / Alan Rosenthal.
Film edit­ing : his­tory, the­ory and prac­tice : look­ing at the invis­i­ble / Don Fairservice
Dig­i­tal video edit­ing : a user’s guide / Peter Wells.
Video pro­duc­tion hand­book / Ger­ald Miller­son, Jim Owens.
Pro­duc­ing and direct­ing the short film and video / David K. Irv­ing and Peter W. Rea.
Set­ting up your shots : great cam­era moves every film­maker should know / [by Jeremy Vine­yard ; illus
Edit­ing dig­i­tal video / Robert M. Good­man, Patrick McGrath
From word to image : sto­ry­board­ing and the film­mak­ing process / Mar­cie Begleiter
Film edit­ing : the art of the expres­sive / Valerie Orpen.
Edit­ing dig­i­tal video / Robert M. Good­man, Patrick McGrath
The film edit­ing room hand­book : how to tame the chaos of the edit­ing room / Nor­man Hollyn.
The magic of film editing
Direct­ing the story : pro­fes­sional sto­ry­telling and sto­ry­board­ing tech­niques for live action and ani
The eye is quicker : film edit­ing : mak­ing a good film better