Sponsored by UC ANR Strategic Initiatives

This 4-part series will help you:

  • Learn to use effective, user friendly format to educate clientele and connect with Californians throughout the state
  • Gain skills and confidence you need to get started making video
  • Obtain practical recommendations and assistance to help you access necessary video equipment and software
  • Learn to extend your existing useful, credible and relevant content by video

Who Should Participate

All interested UC ANR academics and staff, including AES and campus colleagues, involved in program delivery are encouraged to participate in all four sessions.

How to Participate

  • Pre-registration is not required
  • Add the webinar dates - April 21 and May 12 - to your calendar!
  • Please plan to use a computer only (no phone-ins) for the webinars, so you can actively participate
  • If you'd like to be notified when more information becomes available or to receive the webinar information via email, please complete a short, online form

Additional Resources and Tools

Please find tools and additional training information on the ANR Learning and Development video production webpage - https://ucanr.edu/sites/Professional_Development/Extension_-_Delivery/Video/.

Interested in more information when it becomes available? Please sign up here for updates!

Part 1 - Self-Learning: Planning Your Video Project

Link to view recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yz-xaj8YjO0&feature=youtu.be

Complete by April 21:

  • Become familiar with the basic elements of video production
  • Prepare a rough draft storyboard relevant to your program area (please review Factsheet below)
  • Capture and organize your ideas for a video project you have in mind.
Recommended resources:


Part 2 - Webinar: Video and Audio Capture
Tuesday, April 21, 1:30-3:00 PM - Link to view recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R73GXpTfTGU&feature=youtu.be
Topics that were covered:


Part 3 - Self-Learning: Video/Audio Editing & Resources
Self-Learning to complete by May 12
Access the Editing Tutorial. Plan for an hour of instruction and another hour and a half of time to complete the editing project.
This installment of the training is designed to give you hands-on experience doing video and audio editing, including: 
  • How to buy Adobe Premier Elements through AggieBuy
  • Useful tips and instruction for editing video and audio, including intros, outros and branding

Once you have completed Part 3, we want to learn about your project and the progress you are making. We ask that you complete this short survey to help inform topics for the Part 4 webinar (details to come).

Part 4 - Webinar: Production Discussion & Next Steps
Tuesday, May 12, 10:00-11:30 AM - Link to view recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUl1tedxxXg
You have planned your project (Part 1), captured audio and video (Part 2), and edited the production (Part 3), now what? There are a few considerations and aspects to successfully completing and distributing your project to target audiences. Participate in the final webinar in this series to see your project through to posting on the ANR YouTube Channel.
Topics to be covered include:
  • Copyright considerations and options for using stock audio and visual files
  • Successful branding and co-branding
  • Assistance and direction for YouTube channel curation and distribution
  • Closed captioning and accessibility considerations and support