Video Journalism and “The Flow of Art”

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 December 2012 — Chad Clanton produced this video during our December 2012 Video Journalism Workshop. It was the first time Chad had shot a video story — and further proof that proper instruction on the visual storytelling language can lead to coherent and compelling visual communication.

You can see the video HERE.

The Video Journalism Workshops are intensive, four-day immersions in the craft of “backpack video journalism,” defined as character-driven television/web productions with hand-held digital cameras by a single practitioner. The workshops cover the gamut of this storytelling craft from the genesis and shaping of story ideas, to shooting powerful images that drive the story, to the capture and use of sound, to script writing, narration, and editing with Macintosh computers and Final Cut Pro.

These workshops are appropriate for beginners with some experience as well as existing practitioners who desire to sharpen their skills or acquire new ones. We welcome photojournalists, print and video journalists, aspiring documentary filmmakers and independent storytellers.