Audio / Sound

You’re reviewing your footage and it’s beautiful – great! Did you make sure you had good audio? No matter how great your film looks, if the audience can’t hear your subject(s), it’s hard to keep their attention. What you can do: Listen! Stop for a moment and listen. What do you hear? Pay attention to […]


Lighting, like everything else in film, affects emotion and can either add or detract from the story you are trying to tell. Here are some tips and things to keep in mind: Be resourceful! How can you use existing light sources to light your scene? Can you open a curtain, use a bounce-board, get innovative […]

Innovation Journeys Video Challenge Resources

We believe you are the next generation of storytellers. Use this challenge to practice crafting a story and connecting with an audience. Media Literacy: Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms. Developing these skills are important as you become a storyteller and learn to navigate […]