Producing Video Podcasts: A Guide for Media Professionals

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Taylor & Francis, 2008 - Computers - 234 pages
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Put the video podcast medium to work for you and your clients with a winning formula. Know how video podcasts work and every facet of what it takes to produce a professional-quality program that will meet every criterion for success. The authors are seasoned video production pros that have been on the crest of the video podcasting wave as it has risen. With over 2500 episodes produced, they can reveal what works and what doesn't with detailed, illustrated guidance. You get the nuts and bolts of the complete process, including:

* Preproduction: budgeting guidelines, mapping your production, and working with talent
* Production: the ENG shooting style, lighting values and portability, sound, essential camera features, acquisition formats, and gear lists
* Postproduction: resources for adding music and images, motion graphics, and editing techniques
* Delivery: cost-effective hosting options, creating RSS feeds, compression, and hosting processes
* Promotion: choosing directories, promoting your program, and monetizing your podcast

Instruction and case studies go in-depth on issues unique to the podcast medium. A full-color presentation delivers tangible, inspiring examples of creative video podcasts. The companion website—www.VidPodcaster.com—provides a blog, templates, planning documents, sample clips, and state-of-the-art updates.

* Written by video experts for video experts
* Artist profiles and case studies demonstrate creative implementations
* Companion web site provides template planning documents, sample clips and state-of-the-art updates
  

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User Review  - Tara Brabazon - Goodreads

These 'how to' guides often underwhelm me. But this is the best guide for the creation of video podcasts I have read. It is pitched at a good level so that already existing users can gain quick tips ... Read full review

Contents

Part I THE EVOLUTION OF PODCASTING
1
Part II THE PRODUCTION OF PODCASTS
33
Part III THE POSTPRODUCTION OF PODCASTS
107
Part IV THE DELIVERY OF PODCASTS
179
Index
231
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About the author (2008)

A digital video expert and a trained business professional, Rich understands both the creative and management sides of the visual communications industry. He's held such diverse jobs as directing newscasts and publishing music magazines, to managing a production department and consulting non-profit agencies. Rich graduated from Drake University School of Journalism with dual degrees in Broadcast News and Radio-Television Production. He also holds a master's degree in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Mark merges creative talents with bottom-line realism. With extensive experience as both a videographer and producer, Mark knows how to maximize budgets, locations, and production opportunities. Mark holds a B.A. from the College of William and Mary and a Masters in Communications with a concentration in Film and Video from the American University.

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