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Participatory Video Workshop. 7 th May 2011, Wageningen, DOCU FILM FEST. Program of the workshop. MORNING Introduction to Participatory Video (PV) PV Workshop Playback and Wrap-up AFTERNOON Meeting the Organisations PV Process EVENING Editing Closing Reflections.

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Participatory Video Workshop

7th May 2011, Wageningen, DOCU FILM FEST

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Program of the workshop

MORNING

Introduction to Participatory Video (PV)

PV Workshop

Playback and Wrap-up

AFTERNOON

Meeting the Organisations

PV Process

EVENING

Editing

Closing Reflections

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Introduction to Participatory Video

  • What is PV?
  • Why use PV?
  • From/to Whom? – Typologies
  • Examples of PV Methods
  • How to facilitate PV?
  • Research options - Ethnovideography
  • Video Examples
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Andalso

  • Coffee break
  • Wrap up – Shooting tips
  • Lunch
  • Welcome back - Editing tips
  • Dinner 
  • Closing reflections
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Have an exciting experience!

Have an exciting experience!

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What is PV?

  • Or, what is not!

PV is not making movies - it aims for community empowerment

  • You, as a PV facilitator will not be taking the shots - the participants have full ownership of the process and the product
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Why use PV?

  • Creates a safe place
  • Literacy barriers
  • Geographical barriers
  • Exercise democratic right
  • Technology and knowledge transfer
  • Experiential action learning
  • Multi-stakeholder interaction
  • Attracts curiosity
  • Fits oral traditions
  • Low cost for outreach potential
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From/to Whom? – Typologies (1)

1. FOR ADVOCACY & AWARENESS RISING

From Community to researchers/ NGOs/ policy makers

From Marginalized/ isolated groups to wider community

Community to community

Policy makers to community

Multi-stakeholder workshops

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From/to Whom? - Typologies (2)

2. FOR CAPACITY BUILDING

Tool for sharing information and technologies, e.g. for agricultural extension and introduction of new practices

3. FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT & REPORTING

Used from project planning, M&E, consultation of isolated communities, conflict situations, etc.

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Examples of PV Methods

The Fogo Process

National Film Board of Canada, 1960’s

Participatory Video Approach

Lunch and Lunch, 2006

Zooming in zooming out

Van Mele, 2006 and 2008

Visual Problem Appraisal

Witteveen and Enserink, 2007

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How to facilitate PV?

The facilitator is a person who is substantively neutral, who has no substantive decision-making authority and intervenes to help a group to explore, solve problems and make decisions. Schwarz, 2002

ENGAGE AND ENABLE PEOPLE TO TAKE ACTION

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Ethics and challenges

Ethics

  • Attitudes and behavior
  • Hand over control
  • Be aware of power
  • Ownership
  • Honor commitments
  • Ethics of editing
  • Challenges
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Research options

Research

  • Six Navajos made films about anything they want.
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Research options

Starting point:

people use motion pictures in a patterned, rather than a random fashion, and the particular patterns used would reflect their culture and their cognition.

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Research options

Analyze

  • The narrative “Style” of the films, related to mythic forms and symbols of the culture.
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Research options

  • Analyze
  • The cultural, perceptual, and cognitive taboos influencing semantic or syntactic organization and structure of an utterance.
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Research options

Analyze

  • The syntactic organization and sequencing of events and units of eventing – we shall be dealing with way pieces or units of films were used/edited.
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Research options

  • Method
  • Film when you look back with the filmmakers.
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Video Examples

Teenagers in Wageningen

Graffiti

Students in Groningen, Netherlands

Small Gestures Big Effects

Participatory 3D Mapping, Ethiopia

Participatory Video with Students

Insightshare.org

Insights into PV

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Example of PV Method

http://vimeo.com/21449246

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Example of PV Method

  • 10-steps method
    • Sit in circle
    • camera basics, handling precautions, on/off, framing - One teaches the next
    • Again, using the microphone – The name game
    • Watch footage, promoting reflection and comments
    • Introduce the tripod – Let them handle the equipment
    • Help making out what story they want to tell – Storyboard
    • Go, make it! - Let participants experiment
    • Participatory editing
    • Help organise a community screening
    • Reflect on the process and ask for consent for dissemination
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Shooting tips

  • Before you start
  • Study the camera manual
  • Know basic camera functions
  • Charge batteries
  • Check memory space / empty tapes
  • Try to get a tripod
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Make a plan

  • What do you want to tell / achieve?
  • Who will watch?
  • Where will it be shown?
        • Internet: short (around 3min)
  • Option: make a story board
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Camera angles

Bird’s-eye view

High angle

Eye-level

Frog perspective

Low angle

Point of view

Canted shot

Over the shoulder

Cut away

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Camera movements

    • Panning from left to right
    • Tilting up and down
    • Dolly moving with subject
    • Zooming
  • Slow movements
  • 180 degree rule
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Composition (1)

  • Rule of thirds
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Composition (2)

  • Empty space in the direction the subject is talking/looking/going
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Interview

  • Position yourself next to camera
  • Use tripod for interview
  • Ask interviewee to maintain eye contact with you
  • Avoid leading questions
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Location and light

  • Find location that illustrates the story
  • Avoid moving backgrounds
  • Enough light. Preferably outside in natural light
  • Avoid backlight (into the sun)
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Sound

  • Position of build-in microphone
  • Get close to person for better sound
  • Find quiet place
  • (or film source of noise)
  • Don’t touch the sound cables
  • Use external (clip) microphone to improve sound (if possible)
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Shooting

  • Count till 10
  • Shoot fat: start before action and keep shooting after
  • Diversify your shots: different angles, frames, movements
  • Include objects/environments that illustrate the story
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ENJOY!

Meeting the Organisations & PV Process

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Welcome back!

how was your afternoon?

Before we start editing…

A refreshment !

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Editing

  • Access your Clips and Video effects and Transitions
  • Preview screen
  • Insert and edit clips in the Timeline (video and sound)
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Editing process

Preview, name and classify clips

Review storyboard

Import selected clips to video editing software

Make rough edit, placing clips in order in the timeline

Choose tittles and soundtrack

Refine editing

Export to movie format

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Thank you

  • Screening of today’s Videos
  • Monday, 8pm, @ Movie W
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