Video projects in Writing and Rhetoric courses take a number of forms. You might be asked to create an image essay, a mini-documentary, a product pitch or a public service announcement based on earlier writing you completed for the course. There are many affordances (and challenges) that come with video production. This page will provide links to resources and tutorials to help you become an expert multimodal video producer.
- Uploading a Video to YouTube (go.olemiss.edu accounts)
This video demonstrates how to upload a video to your go.olemiss.edu YouTube channel
- Saving a Video to your ePortfolio (go.olemiss.edu accounts)
Watch this video to learn how to embed your video project on an ePortfolio page.
- Vimeo Video School
A quick video tutorial course from Vimeo. Mostly not Vimeo-specific.
- iMovie Help from Apple
Official tutorial pages from Apple.
- iMovie 2015 Full Tutorial
Class-length tutorial on the newest version of iMovie
- iMovie Help on Youtube
A good playlist of Youtube videos about iMovie.
- Getting Started with Windows Live Movie Maker
Youtube video guide for WLMM (check the Youtube sidebar for more
- Creating Accessible Videos
Always think about accessibility when you make videos. This is a quick intro.
- Using YouTube Captions
This YouTube help page will get you started with YouTube’s caption generator.
- Using your iPhone to Shoot Video
Useful video demonstration for using your smart phone to shoot footage.
- 10 Tips for Shooting iPhone Video
Ten quick tips to up the quality of your smart phone video footage.
- Use your iPhone to Record High Quality Audio
Use the capabilities built in to your iPhone to improve audio quality
- Shoot Pro-Quality Video on a Budget
(For more advanced video work) how to get the equipment you need on a small budget.
Software & Tools
- Firefox: Video DownloadHelper
Download streaming content from Youtube using a Firefox plugin.
Record your screen and upload your screencast to Youtube
Open-sourced audio editing (important if you’re using WLMM)
Web-based tool for making images essays, limited version is free