The Glendon Digital Media Lab has a 10 videos workshop on digital storytelling and video creation. It takes you step-by-step through the process of telling a documentary style story on video. 

If you want to know more about the equipment, go to the equipment page and consult the videos recommended below each equipment kit.

RECOMMENDED CAMERA TUTORIALS

Canon T6i

Introductory tutorials

Canon T6i & 750D Overview Training Tutorial (50 minutes tutorial, see table of content to skip to the relevant sections for you.)

Advanced tutorials

How to Spice Up Your Videos Using Camera Tricks!

RECOMMENDED SOFTWARE TUTORIALS

Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is available on the computers of our lab in YH B 217, but if you want to start working on your project at home, you can download for free the starter plan of Adobe Premiere Rush to do some basic editing and move your project to Premiere Pro for more specific edits. A good and short tutorial on working in Adobe Premiere Rush and setting up your timeline can be found here. Check out this series of tutorials on how to use Adobe Premiere Rush. 

Introduction to Premiere Pro

Learn Premiere Pro in 20 minutes! – Tutorial for beginners 

Adobe Premiere Pro tutorial series

Advanced tutorials

10 Premiere Pro Tips You Should Know! Tutorials from Beginners to Pro

Make Your Footage Look Fantastic Fast! Premiere Pro Tutorial (Colour correction and a bit of sound design)

Advanced editing tips

How to Spice Up Your Videos Using Camera Tricks!

SFX Secrets: The J-Cut  & The L-Cut  (J cuts and L cuts are two of the simplest editing practices available to filmmakers, and are used widely in both movies and TV to transition between scenes. Both cuts describe different transitions involving both video and audio, and get their names from the shape they create in the editing timeline)

RECOMMENDED VIDEO CREATION/DIGITAL STORYTELLING TUTORIALS

Introductory tutorial

The Glendon Digital Media Lab has a 10 videos workshop on digital storytelling and video creation. It takes you step-by-step through the process of telling a documentary style story on video. 

Advanced tutorial

Check out these video creation guides and examples of videos for activists

Dan Mace Youtube Secrets (*revealed) (starting at 1:10 Dan Mace shares tips about his style of digital storytelling, includes tips on conversational style, narrative arc, scrapbook B-roll, and more)

How to Access LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda) on York

  1. Go to lil.info.yorku.ca
  2. Click “Learning with Lynda.com content”
  3. Create your profile with your York email

Tutorials

 

 

Adobe Education Exchange has a lot of resources available to help educators use their tools. It’s all free!

There are tutorials, online courses, teaching material and discussion forums available. You just need to sign up to access their vast resources: Click Here

The entire Adobe Creative Suite is available on the computers in the computer lab in York Hall B 217.

CREATING A PDF IN ADOBE INDESIGN

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Using Digital Media to Encourage Student Engagement

The WITNESS Video Advocacy

The WITNESS Video Advocacy curriculum is based on learnings and expertise gained over 25 years of working with partners around the world to use video to expose abuses and advocate for justice. The curriculum contains 7 modules and 37 individual sessions which cover both advocacy strategy and hands-on video production. Though originally designed for an eight to ten-day training, we encourage you to explore the sessions that interest you, download the materials and tailor the curriculum for your individual use.