Project Family: Skills & Techniques for Creating a Video Interview

  • Digital Media, Film & TV
Oct 09 2021


Workshop Session, Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (10/09/2021-10/09/2021)

Project Family: Skills & Techniques for Creating a Video Interview
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  • Sat10:00 am - 12:00 pm (PST)


Registration period

Registration for this schedule starts on 08/04/2021 and ends on 10/03/2021


Participants must currently be 5 to 18 years old.

Location online




Learn to explore and share the life lessons that older family members like your parents and grandparents have gained on their life journey. What was life like for them when they were your age? What are their favorite memories? What dreams did they have? What important lessons did their parents teach them?

This 2-hour online workshop will teach you the skills to record and produce a short interview video that you can share with your family and even the world at the 2021 Girl Scouts of Western Washington Virtual Film Festival. Scheduled for Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., workshop speakers will talk about the power of stories and introduce you to the techniques and online resources you will need. Topics that will be covered include:

    • Research and planning for interviewing a family member
    • Understanding how to use video recording device including basic composition
    • Tips for lighting and audio recording
    • Basic digital video editing techniques, including adding titles, transitions, and even photographs

No prior experience in interviewing or video production is required but you will need to have access to a digital video recording device (eg. Smart phone, DSLR, video camcorder). For Cadettes, production of this interview project will meet the requirements for the Cadette Digital Movie Maker Badge (Please note: DigiPen does not award badges, and the cadette will need to speak to the troop leader to request the badge).

Discovering the stories in your family will be a rewarding opportunity for you to develop stronger connections with the people who care about you the most. Sign up today!