Editing Adventures in Digital History
"I’d like them each to do one video clip with commentary/critique, so if you could help get them thinking about how they might approach that in your visit tomorrow, that would be great."
Start with Ken Burns on Story - https://vimeo.com/40972394
Video Essays on Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/groups/35mmandrisdamburs/albums/6587
What makes a great story
Manipulation = Editing - "bring forth, produce, publish" - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=edit
- prepare (written material) for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it.
- choose material for (a movie or a radio or television program) and arrange it to form a coherent whole.
- remove unnecessary or inappropriate words, sounds, or scenes from a text, movie, or radio or television program.
- be editor of (a newspaper or magazine) - "Decision maker"
What makes a video —> Pictures —> Frames
http://mediahub.umw.edu/media/300frames - 10 seconds of pictures
http://mediahub.umw.edu/media/itcc-time-lapse - ITCC Time Lapse
Example of editing a full-length film:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ukjqiwgpd58 - The Wizard of OZ trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSnCu43QzeY - "Lack of continuity"
https://vimeo.com/22513968 - Dog Day Afternoon: A Video Essay
Audio for video
Movement in 2D/3D space
Equipment - http://umwnewmedia.org/category/equipment/
Firefox Download Video Helper - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/video-downloadhelper/
4K Downloader - https://www.4kdownload.com/
Audacity - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
MPEG Streamclip - http://www.squared5.com/ - quick trim of video
VLC - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html - capture a still from a video frame
https://archive.org/ - Archive.org
Media Editing - week 4