Week 11 (3/5): Preparing your story

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Now that you have an idea for your human-interest story or short feature, the next step is to start researching and planning.

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Week 10 Producing (26/4): Research, pre-production, content & imaging

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BY NICK BENNETT

  • Produce programs
  • Research and pre-production
  • Content and imaging
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Week 8 (31/3): The good, the bad, and the downright mad of Internet research

Photo: Bernie Borghetti/CC/Flickr
Photo: Bernie Borghetti/CC/Flickr

 

Research and write a profile of a significant person from history using only Internet resources. It’s a lot trickier than you might think finding the right information, ensuring it’s factual, deciding how much of it to use, and then writing a bio in an engaging style.

If you Google Jesus Christ, for example, you’re offered more than 542 million search results. How do you decide which ones to use?

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Week 5 (10/3): Ad libbing

Know your genre, read news from more than one source, and have an opinion. Image by No-longer-here from Pixabay

BY CHRIS NORTH

ASSESSMENT – PORTFOLIO Part 1 Voiceovers – DUE TWO WEEKS

Check specific assessment task instructions in the Subject Guide.

Today

  • Mark up a script and record a script 
  • Develop techniques for ad libbing around material
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