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Autocue vs No Autocue

An autocue or teleprompter is a device that allows text to scroll in front of a camera lens for a presenter to read. Autocue’s are commonly used by news presenters, in educational & training video content, and in other situations where a prepared script needs to be delivered to camera. Autocues can give great results but they require a little …

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Scripting Educational and Training Videos

There is no one right way to script a Training or Educational video, but the following Two Column Script approach is one that I’ve found to work well as it provides a good balance between planning things out in detail, and staying flexible to adapt the shoot to the circumstances on the day. 1. Audience Before you start writing, ask …

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Aerial Footage in Training Videos

2014 was the year of the Drone, it was the year that saw drones really start to come into their own for wide variety of applications. For us in video production it’s meant adding steady, high quality aerial shots was no longer the exclusive domain of large budget film and TVC productions. A Health & Safety training video is not …

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Delivery of Educational Video Content

In 2016 you have plenty of options when it comes to delivering educational video content, and you will likely want to use more than one. Here’s a list of some possibilities… DVD It’s a dating format now, but it’s safe to say that most businesses and households (in New Zealand at least) still have a DVD player. One good reason …