Join Rick Allen Lippert for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Write your own script, part of Video Script Writing.
…So here's how I tackled the challenge. This video needs to provide a little bit…of historical context as well as bring this up to date, so I titled the video,…Two trees olive oil, then and now. The first element I changed was music.…I just heard a solo violin.…This might be stereotypical and it might not make it into…the final video, but it's what I heard in my head.…The animated logo…graphic is kind of a no brainer. Everyone has animated logos.…But if they don't already, they will by the time this video is over.…
I then put the title in there, and then I started visualizing.…I saw the CEO walking through an olive orchard, so I changed the slug.…The director will decide what part of the orchard, and what time of day to shoot.…I didn't worry about that.…For the action, I simply wrote in present tense.…I used the verb walks.…I wrote in present tense what I wanted her to do.…I put her name in all caps simply because in screenplay writing that's what we do.…The character's name gets all caps the first time we see her.…
- Establishing the goals and purpose of an informational video
- Understanding the modes of persuasion
- Setting up two-column scripts
- Using script templates
- Analyzing the audience
- Creating an outline
- Writing the first draft
- Finalizing the script
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 04/10/2018. What changed?
A: We revised the videos on setting up two-column scripts in Microsoft Word and Apple Pages, and added new videos that show how to perform the same task in Google Docs.