Instructional Technology Postproduction techniques for adding captions, titles, and transitions to video and graphics. ED 6336 Dr. N. Hadley MJ Kiefer
Standard X The video technology teacher has the knowledge and skills needed to teach the Foundations, Information Acquisition, Work in Solving Problems, and Communication strands of the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in video technology, in addition to the content described in Technology Applications Standards I-V.
Standard X 10.25s participate in different roles and jobs of a production crew, including executive producer, producer, director, engineer, script writer, editor camera person, presenter, and audio technician
Standard X 10.26s apply postproduction techniques, including editing and creating control and/or time coded tracks, transitions, audio levels, background music, and special sound effects 10.29s create captions and titles for video and graphics
Captions should be: - large enough print to be easily read - of contrasting color to be easily seen - brief, so as not to distract from the video
Bad color choice! Captions examples This caption’s print is too small This caption is much too long and removes the focus from the video…
Transitions could be used to introduce a new topic or simply to change scenes.
But just how does one add captions and transitions to their video? Let’s find out some techniques using Roxio’s VideoWave…….
Enter text in the text editor window. The text appears over the background.
Transitions offer ways to blend the end of one clip with the beginning of the next clip. To add or replace a transition, drag a transition from the Library and place between clips on the Storyline.
Remember to make your captions large enough, visible and brief. Transitions offer a creative way to change scenes and subject matter.