Tag: Copyright

Intro To Video – Training Outline


Dickinson Examples:

  1. Ken Burns Style/Storytelling-Asian Art – Sherri Lullo-Imovie
  2. Ken Burns Style/Mashup – Wal-Mart – Michael Fratantuono
  3. Text/Live Motion Video – Close Reading – Writing Center
  4. Live Motion Video/WhiteBoard – Outline-Draft-Revision – Writing Center
  5. Ken Burns Style/Storytelling/Oral History – Carlisle to Andersonville – House Divided Project
  6. Green Screen/Silent – Samurai Movie – Prof Alex Bates
  7. Live Motion Video/Stop Motion – Sonnet – Prof Mark Aldrich
  8. Live Motion /Explanation – E G G C E P T I O N – Prof Christine O’Neill

Different Style Options

  1. Interview
  2. Screen Capture
  3. Explaining Style
  4. Behind the Desk/News Style
  5. Simple Animation

Assignment Preparation

Student Treatment Plan Form-(copyright Dartmouth College)
Example Video Grading Rubric


IMovie Tutorial

  • Video Editing
    • How to record video-ISight Camera
    • How to import video from camera or computer
    • Editing
      • Selecting portions of video
      • Fine editing
      • Adding Distortions/Enhancements to video
        • Speed up/Slow Down
        • Color/Style
    • Understanding Clip Pane
      • Color coded clips (Used in Project, Favorites, Deleted)
    • Transitions
    • Titles
  • Audio
    • Pulling in tracks
    • Recording Narration
    • Layering Audio
  • Adding Images
    • Ken Burns Effect
    • Adding Distortion/Enhancement to images
      • Color
    • Saving
  • Exporting
  • Burning to DVD


Music-Sound Effects CCMixter-variety of music styles
Moby Gratis – Free music from your favorite Electronica artist (yeah, that guy)
Museopen-free classical works
Free Sound Project-Authentic Sound Effects

Flickr Commons – Museum Collections
Creative Commons

Free Public Domain Movies
Open FLV.com
Wikimedia Commons
National Archives
Stage 6
Public Domain Torrents
Public Domain Movie Database

Fair Use Checklist-Help deciding if you can use a copyrighted work in your project


Public Domain & Creative Commons Resources

Public Domain Content

Multiple Media Types

Wikimedia Commons:
“A database of 4,909,797 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.”

Creative Commons Search


Project Gutenberg:
A database containing the text of over 30,000 (primarily public domain) books.


U.S. Government Photos and Images:
Most, but not all of these, will be public domain. So check the license terms for the particular site you are in.

The Library of Congress has a Flickr site and “[a]lthough the Library of Congress does not grant or deny permission to use photos, the Library knows of no copyright restrictions on the publication, distribution, or re-use of these photos. “:

Flickr – Creative Commons Search
Flickr Commons- Museums and Archives


1. CCmixter – Music

2. Freesound – Sound Effects

3. PDSound – Sound Effects

4. Sound Bible – Sound Effects

5. Public Domain Information Project – Music & Sheet music

6. Musopen

7. ibeat – free beats, loops & breaks

8. Free Music Archive – Music

9. Jamendo


1. Entertainment Magazine’s Free Movies

2. Public Domain movies

3. Open Video Project

4. Internet Archive

Fairy Use

Disney characters recite the Documentary Filmmakers’ Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use.

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A Fair(y) Use Tale

Professor Eric Faden of Bucknell University provides this humorous, yet informative, review of copyright principles delivered through the words of the very folks we can thank for nearly endless copyright terms.

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