Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

ThinkB!G Exclusive LogoDuration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:
In Person at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland near Baltimore, Washington D.C., Virginia region.
Upon Request: Onsite Custom Private Training at Your Location!

Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production training course, you will learn the entire video production workflow. You will gain real world experience throughout this workflow from start to finish. Starting with storytelling techniques on creating and crafting your story, designing your storyboard to provide a visual roadmap for your production, and ending with script writing. This course is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge needed in thinking through and organizing your video productions. This course is useful for Video Professionals using applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Avid, and for eLearning Professionals using applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands.

Job Roles That Use Storytelling & Script Writing:
Communication Professionals
Content Creators
Video Professionals
eLearning Developers

Projects That Use Storytelling & Script Writing:
Producing Storyboards and Scripts
Creating Workflows for Video Pre & Post Production
Designing eLearning Course Content

Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production Course Outline

1. Overview of Video Production Workflow
Understanding the Stages of Production
Using the Rapid Media Technique (RMT) for Video Production
• Educational
• Promotional
• Informational
• Documentary
• Entertainment (Video).
Why Write a Script?
Message Layers in Video Production                                            

2. Storytelling 
Choosing an Idea
Theme
Structure
Drama and Conflict
Casting Characters
Creating Empathy
Villains
Endings
Storytelling, what is it?
Storytelling as a Communications Tool
Crafting and Telling the Story
Media Communication Basics
Video Psychology & Information Processing
Implications for Video Writers
Brainstorming
Lessons from Myths and Movies
Stories as Script Content

3. Storyboarding 
Types of Storyboards
A Visual Roadmap for the Story
Script Breakdown & Storyboards
RMT & Storyboarding before Scripting
Rendering: Little Drawings, Big Ideas
Tools for Storyboarding: The Humble Pencil & The Simple Sharpie
Numbering and Inserting Shots
Composition: Screen Direction and Visual Logic
What the Camera Sees: Deep and Wide
Framing Heights and Angles
Movement

4. Script Writing 
The Script: Writing for Picture
Spoken word in video
Writing for Picture
Principles of Writing video scripts
Writing Aurally
Write Conversationally
Script Layout
Picture-word relationship
Tone
Sentence construction
Words & Word Types
Verbs, Nouns & Adverbs

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, or at ThinkB!G

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
Storytelling and Script Writing for Video Production

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person Only

Monday, Aug 05, 2019 Tuesday, Aug 06, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
Storytelling and Script Writing for Video Production

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person Only

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
Storytelling and Script Writing for Video Production

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person Only

Monday, Dec 09, 2019 Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you! 

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.