Bruce Jones: Build Your Internet Presence

BANGKOK, Thailand, 16 May 2015 — Build your Internet presence. That’s what designer and Internet marketer Bruce Jones advised the students in my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop when we Skyped him in from his Boston office today. Use all the social media tools, Bruce told them, including YouTube, one of the most powerful tools we […]

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Video Workshop Transitions to Post-Production

BANGKOK, Thailand, 15 May 2015 — On this, the second day of our four-day Backpack Video Journalism Workshop, we move into the Post-Production stage. As in the real world of film making, the workshop is broken down into three components: Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production. (Photo by Bill Gentile)  

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Controlling Idea Is King

BANGKOK, Thailand, 15 May 2015 — I spent part of yesterday tooling around Bangkok, chasing students and stories they’re working on for our Backpack Video Journalism Workshop. We’ve spent quite a bit of time working on the concept of Controlling Idea as the core of our video stories. As I explained to the 24 students […]

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Video Workshops Return to Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand, 13 May 2015 — The sun burns through a thick haze in the Thai capital, where I arrived last night in preparation for two Video Workshops. What a pleasure and honor to have been invited again by the Thai Broadcast Journalists Association. The workshops are four long, hard days (9 am until at […]

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Just 10 Days Left to Register for Video Workshop

WASHINGTON, DC, 10 May 2015 — Just 10 days left to register for the June 4-7  Video Workshop With Bill Gentile in Washington, DC. Registration closes at midnight on Wednesday 20 May 2015. At this four-day immersion in the craft of video storytelling, you learn to: – Articulate story ideas. – Capture powerful images and […]

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Sell Your Videos on the Web

WASHINGTON, DC, 3 May 2015 — Internet marketing expert Bruce Jones (right) outlines some of  his techniques on how to sell videos on the Internet. Bruce will be featured in our June 4-7 Video Workshop in Washington, DC. We’ll Skype in Bruce from his Boston home to discuss how to market videos once they’re done. […]

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