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Multimedia tips from MediaStorm

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Colin Mulvany Nov. 30, 2010, 8:23 a.m. permalink

Here are ten more ways to improve your work right now, no matter how challenging your original assets may be.

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Douglas Imbrogno Nov. 30, 2010, 2:11 p.m. permalink

(Uh-oh....) My name is Douglas and I have been hitting the 'dissolve' transition button once too often ...

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Eric Seals Nov. 30, 2010, 3:01 p.m. permalink

I did that dissolve way to much Douglass when I started doing video for my newspaper, just didn't know better. Glad I got corrected on that although I still try it on the timeline from time to time to see if cross-dissolve might work.
This was a great link that Colin found with all those tips/advice especially for those just starting out and good reminders for us.
I liked them all especially;
- Limit the number of times your interview subject is on-screen
- Don’t start your project with text.
- Always lead with your strongest images

Seen lots of multimedia the past month at workshops and contests and many of them had the three above and a few started their piece was a dark slide with only audio for the 1st 15 seconds.  I kept looking back to see if the bulb from the projector burnt out or something.


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