The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists is hosting a hands-on workshop aimed at news professionals with zero experience in video editing. You’ll sit at a Mac and use iMovie to create those lively, short, snackable videos popular on AJ+, NowThis, ATTN: and other social-media-driven news organizations.
Video clips, still photos, music and other assets will be provided. Some experience on a Mac would be helpful.
Video editing workshop that will teach you how to:
— Import video and still photos into iMovie
— Edit video clips and crop photos
— Place video and photos into a “timeline”
— Use transitions, including a dissolve, blur and spin-in
— Add the “Ken Burns Effect” panning and zooming into photos
— Make titles
— Put music in the background
— Store your video and get it onto Facebook or YouTube
By the end, you should be able to create your own video that looks something like this: http://bit.ly/1RWxACQ
The workshop will be led by Michael Fleeman, a digital consultant and college journalism instructor.
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
9 a.m. to noon
Cal State Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91311
In a Mac computer lab on west side of campus (exact location given when you RSVP)
Free for SPJ members; $10 for non-members. 4-hour parking pass available for purchase on campus for $6.
Go to the Information Booth #2 on Prairie Street to purchase a $6 parking pass to cover you for four hours. If the booth is closed, buy a 4-hour pass from a machine on the ground floor of parking structure B3. Park in B3 and walk five minutes to the building.
RSVP (space is limited):
Michael Fleeman: firstname.lastname@example.org