Links

Keystone Multimedia Workshop

Resources

AUDIO:

Transom.Org

Great information on all things audio from gear to storytelling

HowSound.Org

The backstory to great radio storytelling

GEAR & SOFTWARE:

Action Life Media & Phocus

Two companies that turn an iPhone into a usable video camera.

Audio Editing

Audacity–Free  Hindenburg–$95

Video Editing

Less:  iMovie–$80 and Adobe Premiere Elements–$100

More: Final Cut Pro X–$300 and Adobe Premiere–$20/month

Free Lynda.com Final Cut Tutorial

A free set of tutorials from Lynda.com on FCP

SoundSlides.Com

Easy inexpensive Audio Slideshow production–$70

 

TECHNIQUE:

Seven Story Telling Tips

Multimedia suggestions for storytelling

The Art of the Documentary

Interviews with more than a 100 documentary filmmakers. Great site.

Camera Simulator

A basic intro to depth of field and shutter speed for beginning photographers

Storybench.org

How to’s and inspiration from Northeastern University – beyond video, includes coding and data viz

TRAINING:

KeystoneMultimediaWorkshop.Org

Three-day hands on workshop at Penn State

NPPA Immersion Workshop

Week-long hands-on workshop in Syracuse

Lynda.Com

Online video tutorials on everything digital

WillYurman.com/teaching

Click the ‘handouts’ tab for a variety of pdf’s

INSPIRATION:

MediaStorm.Org

Powerful multimedia storytelling

ThisAmericanLife.Org

Amazing audio storytelling

Ira Glass on Storytelling

The first of four videos by the amazing Ira Glass on story

RadioLab.Org

More great audio – with a science twist and amazing storytelling techniques

iPhone Film Festival

See what’s possible on the iPhone

Lens Blog

The New York Times wonderful blog on all things visual

The Image Deconstructed

Interviews with photographers talking about how they created a particular image

 

BOOKS (yes books):

On Being a Photographer

A great, if dated, conversation about being a photojournalist

Reality Radio

Essays by great documentary radio producers

In The Blink of an Eye

Film editing by the great Walter Murch

Radio – An Illustrated Guy

Behind the scenes at This American Life (a comic book!)