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Creating Engaging Video Shorts for Stories about Data Management and Sharing

Becky Beamer
Becky Beamer

Becky is a M.F.A candidate in Book Arts at the University of Alabama. She received her B.F.A in Media Arts from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY in 2002. Becky's background is in documentary television working for clients including National Geographic, Discovery, and PBS. Becky's experiences include shooting and producing in locations like Svalbard, South Africa, and India. This exposure - to many cultures - continues to influence her work

Project Description: 

The intern will be responsible for creating short videos that present stories about the real-life experiences of researchers. The videos will be based on stories that have been collected as part of DataONE’s Data Stories project, and can be accessed online at https://notebooks.dataone.org/data-stories/. The intern selected for this project will work in close collaboration with the Data Stories project leader during the concept development and review stages of the video project.
CREATIVE LICENSE The intern will have broad creative freedom regarding the style and technologies used to create the videos. Intern may wish to use online video creation tools (e.g., PowToon, Voki) or other software intern has access to.

Primary Mentor: 
Stacy Rebich-Hespanha
Secondary Mentor: 
Amber Budden