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How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample

How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample Part 1 of 3: Your Video Is an Artifact • tips from NYFA.org – NYFA Current.
NYFA current is a great list to be on >  grant opportunities, artist profiles, professional advice, etc. This article about video documentation of performance (or installation) is very useful.

A video work sample is a tool you should probably have if you create work in the performing arts or make installations. Many grant applications and festival submissions require it, or even if they don’t, your application still may need one in order to be competitive…

A good work sample video draws you into the performance. It makes you feel like you’re there. And it compels you to keep watching.  read complete article

I will update this post when parts 2 and 3 are online.

StoryCorps and oral history

This post in honor of  National Day of Listening [otherwise known as Thanksgiving]

StoryCorps mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives.

Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 30,000 interviews from more than 60,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our broadcasts on public radio and the web. Read more…

**They offer a DIY guide about recording stories**

http://storycorps.org/diy/

Learning Dreamweaver & other Tech Guides

Dreamweaver Books NYU database 24/7
[nyu home/research – look under popular databases for Books24x7.com]

(if you go to it from off campus – you just have to put in your net id
and password – assume it will go right there from off campus)

DIRECT LINKS to Dreamweaver Books

Dreamweaver CS4 bible
Dreamweaver CS4 Dummies
The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP

Photoshop books24x7 links

Once you know the basics and for specific help on various topics for all adobe products, Layers magazine online has great tutorials

Dreamweaver tutorials
Lightroom tutorials
Photoshop tutorials