At the least, when you think of a story for video, run it through this flowchart.
A story is about a very narrow specific part of that topic, often based on a specific character that has a name and a phone number and a surprise
Here’s an excerpt from Adam’s post:
What is video bad at?Human emotions are probably the most complex things out there but video can convey them better than any other medium. When it comes to other complex issues however, video is out of its depth:
- – Politics and meetings: much of it happens behind closed doors, is polemic and involves little physical movement
- – Business, economics and theory: similarly non-visual at first glance
- – Statistics, numbers and data: video and data journalism don’t sit side by side
– Interviews (yes, really): video is not designed for people sitting down and talking
“There’s no such thing as boring knowledge. Only boring presentation.”…Dan Roam read more here…
Via Adam Westbrook: Should You Make That Story into a Video? Follow the Flow..