Today is hump day and is also our midway point for our Storytellers Abroad Multimedia Workshop we are doing for 12 students in the Balkans.
Last night we introduced the software Adobe Premier Pro to the students. We had them install a workspace and shortcut keys into the software that James Dockery designed for our workshop.
James explains that while they can setup their own workspace and create their own short cuts, for the teaching team to sit down with them and help with editing we need to have a common workspace so we can see what we are looking for as instructors.
We have a schedule we are working from and each student has workbook that fits into a pocket that has their deadlines that they are working to meet each day.
We have a chart of their deadlines up on a wall that we can at a glance see where each student is in the process.
Today each student is to have finished putting their interviews into the timeline of Adobe Premier Pro and let one of the instructors listen to their audio story. Then they and the instructor can see all the scenes that they need to have B-roll to use as the visuals to complement the audio.
To be productive we have to all be awake so James and I have been drinking those Macchiatos to keep awake and alert.
Tonight we will export all the projects and look at them in the morning and assess what is missing and needs to be shot to help us make all the projects compelling stories.