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MediaStorm Mini-Lesson #002: Simple Fixes to Continuous Noise Challenges


Our second audio mini-lesson for the month of April features simple ways to prevent and overcome continuous noise in your production from MediaStorm’s executive producer Brian Storm and producer Tim McLaughlin‘s 101: Reporting Track. A new lesson will be posted next Monday, April 21st. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be first in line to [...]

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MediaStorm Online Training Mini-Lessons Coming to YouTube


Multimedia students and professionals have used our Online Training to take their storytelling skills to the next level for three years now, letting MediaStorm’s production team walk them through essential tools and techniques for improving production quality. Now we’re excited to bring a few key lessons from behind the paywall exclusively on the MediaStorm YouTube Channel. Audio is our [...]

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MediaStorm Guide to Google Docs Add-ons


At MediaStom, we edit all of our transcripts in Google Docs. It’s a great tool for real-time collaboration. When two people work on the same document, I can actually see my colleague’s edits as they happen. Recently, Google introduced a new feature, Add-ons. Think of them as extensions for Google Docs that work across all [...]

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The First Step in Your Social Media Strategy Isn’t What You Think

Aly, Cortney & Samia - The women of MediaStorm get social.
Photo: Shameel Arafin / MediaStorm

Social media is vital to content distribution. Filmmakers, photographers and journalists who don’t use it are missing out on the opportunity to build direct relationships with their audience. But getting social online can feel overwhelming to storytellers who don’t use these tools in their personal lives. In our Methodology workshops, the first questions participants looking [...]

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User Questions on the MediaStorm Post-Production Workflow


Marius asks: I’ve previously bought your complete workflow and recently the Field Guide (so much good information guys!!). But I have a question. In the folder structure section you usually create an Z_Version folder and Z_Transcription. What do you put in these folders and why is it a Z? Let me begin by explaining the purpose of [...]

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