Video Projects

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.

General Tutorials


Software & Tools

  • Firefox: Video DownloadHelper
    Download streaming content from Youtube using a Firefox plugin.
  • Screencast-O-Matic
    Record your screen and upload your screencast to Youtube
  • Audacity
    Open-sourced audio editing (important if you’re using WLMM)
  • Animoto
    Web-based tool for making images essays, limited version is free