Category Archives: Video Production

One of the most popular session subjects at homeschool conventions is video Production. Because homeschooling allows and encourages students to pursue their passions a new generation of highly skilled filmmakers are using their gifts to impact the world through video and media. We think this is great! Film and video are incredibly powerful ways influence society and culture, so we want to provide excellent resources for homeschoolers to build these skills. We have enlisted the talents of professionals in the industry to provide excellent filmmaking and video production articles.

The Down-and-Dirty Guide to Editing a Great Story (from hours of raw video)

The Down-and-Dirty Guide to Editing a Great Story (from hours of raw video)

Ever since teaching film at the middle school and high school level I have loved helping students learn the skills to become great filmmakers. I recently got a pretty open-ended question from one of these students on how to turn 4 1/2 hours of video into a story worth watching. This is a topic that is near and dear to me, as I have to do the same thing (on a much bigger scale) in editing Schoolhouse Rocked. Luckily, the fundamentals are the same, and learning these fundamentals is the key to becoming a great filmmaker.