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Digital Media Toolkit: Project Essentials

This Recording Studios guide assists with creating media assignments and projects.

Planning a Project

1. Articulate your project, and submit your project form.  Consult with Recording Studio staff to help you get started.

2. Detail your pre-production steps.  (See Video Production for more resources on this.)

   a. Create storyboard

   b. Write script.

   c. Establish crew

   d. Map out workflow with milestone dates.

 3. Get general help by writing Recording Studio staff.

For video productionphotography, graphics, planning and editing, contact  Peregrin Banrey Digital Media and Video Coordinator.

For music, sound, and podcast productions, contact Recording Studio staff.

For audio/music Skills and knowledge in recording hardware and techniques, post-production in Pro Tools, contact Patrick Sayers, Recording Studios Co-op.

3. Detail Production Steps

 b. Record, shoot and gather project elements.

 c. *Get releases signed. See form on bottom of the page.

4. Detail Post-production Steps

a. Assemble your material.

b. Choose/learn software:

d. Screen rough cut

e. Make changes and screen again.

f. Make back-ups of work and upload to digital sites in collaboration with faculty or Recording Studios staff.

Note, the Recording Studios will review all submissions for posting to the Showcase.

Steps for Media Design

Piktochart Steps to Help Start a Video Project

Software and Hardware