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Columbia Journalism Video Workshop

Columbia Journalism Video Workshop
You know that the best way to tell a story is to show it.
We teach you how to tell your story through video.
Program dates: July 5-July 22, 2016
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About workshop
Learn how to:
  • Tell your story through video.
  • Conceive of and structure a story.
  • Handle a camera.
  • Use post production software.
Extra opportunities:
  • Opportunities to meet leading video producers and innovators.
  • Visit the video newsrooms of Vice, Mashable, and The New York Times.
Workshop program
1week
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
9:30-10:30
Framing Remarks and Program Overview — Duy Linh Tu
10:45-11:45
Intro to section leaders, division into sections based on skill & experience
12-1pm
Lunch
1:15-4:30
Introduction to Video Journalism
5-6:30
Welcome Reception
Wednesday, July 6
9:00-12pm
What Makes a Great Video Story?
12-1pm
Lunch
1:15-5pm
Reporting Techniques: Finding Sources and Stories
Thursday, July 7
9-12pm
Reporting Techniques: Finding Sources and Stories (continued)
12-1:30pm
Lunch
2-5:00
Meet the Pros: All-Class Lecture by Media Professional
Friday, July 8
9-12pm
Composition
12-1
Lunch
1:15-5pm
Tour of NYT Video and Q&A with staff*
Saturday, July 9
9-12pm
Shooting Sequences
12-1
Lunch
1:15-4:30
Importance of Audio
2week
Monday, July 11
9:00-12pm
Reporting and Producing Journalism with iPhones
12-1pm
Lunch
1:15-5pm
Production: Intro to the C100
Tuesday, July 12
9:00-12pm
Production: Intro to the C100 and Shooting Sequences
12-1pm
Lunch
1:15-5pm
Mobile Assignment 1
Wednesday, July 13
9-12pm
Tour of Vice and Q&A*
12-2
Lunch
2:15-5
Production: Shooting Interviews
6-7:30
Meet the Pros: All-Class Lecture by Media Professional
Thursday, July 14
9-12pm
Post-Production: Working with Adobe Premiere
12-1
Lunch
1:15-5
Reporting Video Feature Assignment & Pitching Final Video Story
Friday, July 15
9-12pm
Advanced Shooting and Audio Techniques
12-1
Lunch
1:15-5
Narrative Storytelling Techniques
3week
Monday, July 18
9-10:30
Learning to Pitch: The Essentials
10:30-12
Field Production of Final Story
12-1pm
Lunch
1-5
Shooting in the field, Production of Final Story
Tuesday, July 19
9-12pm
Meet the Pros: All-Class Lecture by Media Professional
12-1
Lunch
1:15-5
Continued shooting and production of final story
Wednesday, July 20
9-12pm
Continued shooting and production of final story
12-1
Lunch
1:15-5
Continued Production of Final Story
Thursday, July 21
9-12pm
Tour of Mashable and Q&A*
12-2
Lunch
2-5
Continued Production of Final Story
Friday, July 22
9-5pm
Viewing
* Proposed. This is not confirmed and should not be considered final.
Lead instructor
Duy Linh Tu
Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Director, Digital Media Program
Duy Linh Tu is a Professor and Director of Digital Media. He teaches the Reporting class, video modules, and the Multimedia Storytelling Workshop.
His courses focus on producing video for cinema and the Web.
Application
In order to apply, applicants must submit a $50 payment (either by credit card or check) as well
as send:
  • A current CV.
  • A brief essay (500 words) about your experience and why you wish to take the course.
  • Up to 3 clips showcasing journalistic or video
    work of which you are proud. This is not required.
All application materials must be submitted via
email to   .
Registration
Applicants will be admitted to the course on a rolling basis.
  • Once we have acknowledged receipt of your application materials and payment, we will
    notify you of your acceptance status within 14 business days.
  • Once you have been accepted into the
    program, you will have 30 days to complete your registration by paying the full program fee ($4,500).
Program dates: July 5-July 22, 2016
Course fee: $4,500
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Contacts
Get program information
For more information about the program, please contact:
Kate Kennedy
Assistant Director for Professional Programs
Location
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Show map
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