4‑H Filmmaking Studio and Workshop

The video workshop modules below assist youth with making their own films. Youth practice with cameras and tripods, learn about filmmaking tricks, find their passion and voice, while telling their digital story.

This 4‑H Filmmaking Studio and Workshop was developed in collaboration with Montana State University.

Scripts for the 4‑H Filmmaking Videos

Intro Video

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Using Your Camera

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Using Your Tripod

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Filmmaking Tips I

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Documentary Filmmaking

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Filmmaking Process

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Filmmaking Tips II

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Transferring and Capturing Footage

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Converting and Importing Your Footage

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Storytelling with Editing

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Uploading your Video

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Test Yourself Video Clips

Filmmaking Studio Resources

Introduction to Video

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Finding the Right Camera for You

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Transferring and Capturing Footage

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Converting Footage

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Release Agreements and Permission Slips

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Media Release Agreement

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Music Stills and Sound Effects

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Think Smart

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Glossary

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Downloadable Bookmark

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Customizable Bookmark

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Third Party Media Sources for Developing Digital Stories

Playlists for videos, photos and music files to use in 4‑H Films

Creative Commons

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UnitedStreaming

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FreeFoto

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PD Photo

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FreePlay Music

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PodSafe Music

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Content Guides

Interested in the tools and resources used for the Urban SET in Our Communities Digital Storytelling Project? Download the content guides below. These can be used in training workshops as youth and adults practice filmmaking techniques.

Migration Content Guide

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Biodiversity Content Guide

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Citizen Scientist Content Guide

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Community Change through Youth Filmmaking

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Ten Tips for Working with Youth in Filmmaking

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Video Scorecards and Rubrics

Video scorecards for fairs, Mic flag designs, Project planning sheets for various genre of films, and Storyboard form for video script writing -- all from 4‑H Network News!

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Digital Storytelling: Alignment to Educational Standards

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This rubric was developed for the 'SET in Our Community' Digital Storytelling Project, part of the National 4‑H SET in Urban Communities initiative funded by the Noyce Foundation. Youth work in teams to identify and research SET issues in their community, document them through film, and deliver presentations to groups of local leaders and decision makers.

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