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the point of Video Beds, Herts and Bucks?
This is part of a BBC landmark scheme to enable You to produce a
short video for the web and take part in an exciting project.
Video Nation aims to reflect everyday life across the UK in all
its rich diversity.
kind of thing might I film?
This is entirely up to you. It might be something that makes you
happy, something that makes you sad or simply something that
happens to you everyday.
If it helps there are a
few examples which will give you an idea of what were
does Video Beds, Herts and Bucks work?
We supply a video camera and some training. We will then edit the
material into a short video ready for viewing on the World Wide
Web. This is YOUR chance to express yourself and you will have the
final say as to whether your video goes online for the world to
Stringer is co-ordinating the project
edits the tapes?
We edit the material that you supply, but you will have the chance
to approve the finished version before it goes live. If you are
unhappy about a finished video, then it does not get shown. That
way, you are free to shoot as much material as you like, confident
that if you are unhappy with some of it, it will not see the light
have no idea how to use a video camera does that count me
No, and you do not need to have any film or computer knowledge either.
We will train you in what you need to know and give you advice at
every step of the way. There is more information on successful film
making in the Filming
Tips section of the main Video Nation's website.
will happen to my recordings?
Your tape may be edited into a short video and shown on the website,
once you have agreed to final version. If you change your mind about
a video later on, well take it down as soon as we can. We
use streaming technology, which means that the videos cannot be
downloaded or kept by others.
long does it take?
That will be down to you. Some people may only need the camera for
an hour for others it may be much, much longer. We can discuss
this further when we talk you through the scheme.
do I get out of it?
Video Beds, Herts and Bucks is an opportunity to share your views
and experiences with the community and talk directly to both local
and national audiences. Its also informative, interesting
- and fun! This is your chance to tell the world what is important
in your world, learn new skills and play a part in a landmark BBC
you have another question or comment, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will be happy to help you.
you would like to take part, find out how to