Did you ever end up on a project that required video and somehow you became the default expert? That’s what happened to me early in my career. At first, it was a bit unnerving. But like any hard-core learning experience practitioner, I just pretended I knew what I was doing and got on with things.
If you suddenly find yourself responsible for a complex training video production—you know, more than sitting in front of your web cam—you’ll need to do some major planning. Here are some of the key things you’ll have to consider, plan for and get done.
Script for a Training Video
You will need an approved script prepared in a standard video format and distributed to the talent (actors) in time for them to memorize their parts. If you are a designer and writer, this is a great opportunity to learn the craft of scriptwriting.