Intro to Video Journalism

Intro to Video Journalism will equip you with the essential skills to craft documentary-style news stories for broadcast or online publication. You’ll learn about the heart of video journalism by exploring its definition, comparing it to documentary filmmaking, and analyzing real-world examples.

Learn the art of storytelling in video journalism and the key elements of a compelling news story, identify narratives, and practice writing pitches. Discover the equipment and tools you'll need, from video cameras to audio gear, and explore shooting techniques, composition basics, and the art of engaging interviews. You’ll learn about workflows, and the special considerations for documentary-style news. Learn how to share your stories with the world.

This workshop includes hands-on exercises for students to practice camera skills, including setting up an interview and capturing a B-roll sequence.

Register for Intro to Video Journalism



November 18, 2023 at 10:00am - 3:30pm


Docs In Progress
8560 Second Ave
[entrance on Apple]
Silver Spring, MD 20910
United States
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