5 Tips to Create an Engaging Video from an Award-Winning Director
June 28, 2018
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (60 min)
The award-winning director of Love thy Nature will distill essential film production concepts into five down-to-earth tips. This fun, interactive, multimedia session covers the basics of visual storytelling, showing how simple choices in narrative, camera angles and editing can maximize the emotional impact of your message.
Sylvie is an Emmy nominated, award winning filmmaker, working 20 plus years as a director, producer, cinematographer and writer on films that screened in movie theaters and television outlets (HBO, PBS, Travel and Discovery Channels). Narrated by Liam Neeson, her latest film Love Thy Nature received critical acclaim including 27 awards.
Look at This! Creating Eye-Catching Designs
July 17, 2018
10a Pacific/1p Eastern (1 HOUR)
In today’s world, we are overly saturated with ads and signs that compete for our attention. How do you compete? Learn go-to tips and tricks to make signs, social media posts and other designs stand out from the noise while being tasteful and appropriate. We will go through the creative process from blank page to striking design.
Elise Wahl runs Timberdoodle Studio where she partners with sites across the country to create interpretive media. She holds a BFA from The Ohio State University and a MS from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Elise helped spearhead the award-winning Kids in Parks program, was the Deputy Director for NAI's Interpretive Media Section, and has both front-line interpretive & managerial experience.
The Impromptu Hike
August 28, 2018
10a Pacific/1:00p Eastern (1 hour)
One of your staff calls in sick, a bus shows up unannounced, are you ready to lead a hike at any time? The guided hike is a staple in an interpreter’s tool box. Are we creating memories with each hike we give and leave them inspired and wanting more? During this session, we will share and learn the techniques, tips and success stories of a guided hikes, that will help you connect your visitors to your resource, whether planned or on a moment’s notice.
Jay Schneider is the Assistant Superintendent of Hobbs State Park- Conservation Area in Rogers, Arkansas. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State and a Masters in interpretation from Stephen F. Austin State University. He has worked as seasonal and full-time interpreter in Arkansas and elsewhere since 1999.