Creative storytelling with stock video, a new class from Skillshare and Dissolve
We’ve always loved Skillshare as our go-to for learning from the pros about typography, design, and of course working with video. Now we’ve teamed up with them on a free class about creative storytelling with stock video.
In this 60-minute class, designer Nikki Stephens covers a range of topics, including:
- brainstorming ideas
- developing your story
- using stock video to add emotion, show what you’re saying, and fill in gaps
- finding the perfect clips
- editing them to tell an awesome story
Perfect for video newbies, brand marketers, and burgeoning visual storytellers.
Meet John Fedele
Midwest-based in the USA, I’ve been a full-time photographer for about 15 years, specializing in lifestyle advertising content. Before that, I was shooting as a hobbyist when people began to notice my work and I landed some of my first paying jobs. I always had the goal of shooting advertising, so I’ve pretty much worked […] Read more
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