A suite of resources to get you from writing your script to delivering your video or podcast.
Quick start guide
Interested in creating your own media content? You’ve come to the right place!
Start with this video if you’re new to media production. And if you’re looking to dig deeper, we offer a wealth of written and video resources below.
Step 1: Development
Set yourself up for success with these tips on developing your video or podcast series. Because, while the technology to communicate online has never been more accessible, you need to start with a great plan to guarantee great results.
Step 2: Pre-production
Once you’ve developed your series, the next step is getting your technical setup in order. Make your production shine with these practical tips on getting the most out of the gear you’ve already got, as well as advice on additional tools you can use to take things to the next level.
Step 3: Presenting
Once you’ve prepared your material and technical setup, it’s time to actually present. If you’re new to creating media content, this might feel daunting. But we’ve collated some easy-to-follow tips to make sure you look, sound, and feel confident.
Step 4: Post-production
With your project scripted, prepared, and recorded, it’s time to finish and release it. Make sure your content gets seen and reaches your intended audience using these tips on editing software, technical standards, and video hosting.
Recording video lectures online using Lecture Capture, Universal Capture and Zoom
Review the options you have for making online versions of your lectures.
Additional tips, tricks, and resources
Quick guides to common workflows
Are you planning to record a quick one-off message to students, a scripted presentation to camera, a narrated slideshow or maybe an expert interview? Depending on the kind of video you’re aiming for, there are a number of recording options and university supported solutions to choose from. If you’re looking to get started immediately, the most common workflows are:
Be aware of the various copyright policies regarding online audio and video. Generally speaking, don’t include any third-party content without permission or correct licensing. Visit the copyright website for more information.
Stock images, templates and other resources
- Tactical communication resources
- LMS support (includes Kaltura guides and workshops)
- Photo and imagery resources (including Imagebank)
- Templates and logos (including video templates)
- Photographing and filming people (Copyright Office)
- Privacy issues when photographing, filming or recording on behalf of the University (Legal and risk)
- Brand guidelines
- Video captioning.
Professional development programs
Learning Environments runs professional development programs throughout the year. Some examples include:
- The art of authentic video storytelling
- Designing for learning with technology
- Using video in education
- Presenting to camera
- Video production with smartphones
- Self-service audio recording.
Performing music over the internet
For tips and information on playing music over the internet through Zoom or other real-time networked methods, see this article.
- Additional learning resources
This page was last updated on 23 Jul 2021.
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