Learn How to use Internet video to document the world, learn to how to get your Big Idea onto the web
Posted September 10, 2009 - San Francisco, CA
VideoCamp SF is a “hyperlocal” event to be held on the 16th and 17th of October. By bringing seasoned web video creators together with people who are seasoned in “something else”, we intend to train and develop various communities and individuals in utilizing the “Best Practices in Online Video” to help them excel in whatever “something else” they are up to. From understanding how to document the world, to how to get their Big Idea onto the web, VideoCampSF will help participants focus and achieve their online video goals. Click here to get your ticket!
VideoCamp SF is comprised of three elements:
The Best Practices in Online Video classroom-track sessions
The Day 2 Practicum
The VideoCamp SF Moonlight Session
And there’s two ways to participate:
For the bargain price of $65 Full-Timers can attend the Best Practices in Online Video sessions, the Moonlight Sessions and the Day 2 Practicum on October 16 and 17
For $20, Moonighters can attend the VideoCamp SF Moonlight session on the evening of October 16
The Best Practices in Online Video event is open to all “Full-Timer” participants. When you register, you will be able to choose on of three tracks:
The Newbie Sessions: Led by specialists in teaching people new to Web Video, the Newbie sessions will demystify the world of online video. Don’t know how to create a videoblog? Have no idea how to upload a video to the web? Haven’t got a clue how to shoot a web-friendly video? Then the Newbie Sessions are just for you.
By the time VideoCampSF Ends, Newbie Session Participants should be able to:
Create a simple blog
Know how to edit a simple video
Upload a video to the video platform that suits their needs best
Publicize their videos and videoblog
The Artist Sessions: You already know how to make and upload a Web Video, but now you want to make a music video for your band, show off your ninja editing skills or promote your creative exploits. The Artist Sessions will show you how to do that and much more.
By the time VideoCamp SF Ends, Artist Session Participants should be able to:
Know the full spectrum of platforms, hardware and software available to Artists using Web Video
Replicate commonly-used Best Practices and tricks used by the best Web Video Artists around
Get an idea of what’s working and what’s not working in the Web Video Artist Space
Work with a team to plan and execute an arts-oriented Web Video
The Advocate Sessions: You support a cause or want to create a social issues documentary and have some knowledge in Web Video, but need help refining your skills and making videos that truly cause change. The Advocate Sessions will empower you to create Web Videos that do the greatest good for your community and your world.
By the time VideoCamp SF Ends, Advocate Session Participants should be able to:
Be familiar with the full spectrum of social advocacy work using Web Video
See how Web Video translates to change and results in Social Advocacy
Know effective techniques in the creation, presentation and dissemination
Work with a team to plan and execute a Social Advocacy Web video
All participants in the Best Practices in Online Video classroom sessions will be working in teams with their classmates and Track Leaders to create a Web Video project for the Day 2 Practicum on October 17. Participants will crawl all over San Francisco shooting, editing and uploading a project. Once your project complete, the final products will be displayed on VideoCamp SF’s Video Vault for the world to see!
The VideoCampSF Moonlight Session, to be held on the evening of October 16, is the large scale networking, showcasing and keynote event. Participants will:
Meet and mingle with the best and brightest of the SF Web Video Community
Heaps of fun and frivolity to be announced