In this introductory course, you will explore the basics of finding and telling a compelling visual story from conception to final edit. You will focus on using a video camera, both creatively and technically, as well as the basics of digital video editing. Along with shooting and editing your own story, you will develop entry level presentation and interviewing skills so you are comfortable working both in front of and behind the camera. This is a hands-on course involving writing, shooting, editing and presentation skills. At the completion of the course, you will be equipped with many of the skills needed to begin exploring the world of the “Backpack Journalist”.