Media Making

This guide is aimed at helping you learn more about media sources

Video Editing Tools

Free video editing software

There are several options for free, downloadable video editing software:

Free to use on campus....

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  Did you know you can access Adobe Premiere Pro on the computers here on campus? Premiere Pro is the video editing software found in Adobe's Creative Cloud. 


What Can You Do?

A variety of options

Check out these sample video recordings to get an idea of the power of the medium.

Below is an Oral History video recording used with permission from the Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project at the UW. The video records Aaron Dixon, a founder of Seattle's Black Panther Party and recent Green River guest lecturer. 

Here is a link to the complete UW Oral History page where you can find more videos like this one.

Feminist Frequencies: "Feminist Frequency is an ongoing series of video commentaries exploring gender representations, myths and messages in popular culture media." Here's her current video on Ms. PacMan: "Ms. Male Character - Tropes vs Women in Video Games"

The Voice/ Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive at the University of Michigan houses a collection of 50 video oral histories. "Why They Speak" is a testament to the power in speaking the truth about our humanity and inhumanity.

Source: "Why They Speak" by The Voice/Vision Archive, Standard YouTube license

Find Videos Online

Check out the research guide for Audio and Video for more information and links to similar sources

Video Editing Tutorials

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LinkedIn Learning is a great resource for tutorials on various topics and software. Use your GRC email address to create an account.

Video Sharing