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From Drew Jensen <drewjensen.in...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Features and Enhancements video
Date Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:15:45 GMT
Well - two posts again...

I wasn't going to send this along today, but since I'm here and can..

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bx7ZNEXlmR0IVmxqNUR0VjlpUTg/edit?usp=sharing

It might make sense with the two documents above...don't get too lost in
the weeds with anything in that last collection of files - it WILL be
replaced on Monday.

//drew


On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Drew Jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com>wrote:

> Howdy folks,
>
> Well, kind of a long 2-3 days..
>
> I've done some work on content creation, but right now wanted to look
> firstly at an overall focus and appropriate motif/themes for the project.
>
> Following are the beginning of that work - I have a free weekend coming up
> and plan to have the first real draft of the two documents finished by
> Monday - along with some examples of how to apply the motif and themes.
>
> So - if folks want to comment on what is here, great, but you may like to
> hold off till I post up the finished first draft and examples.
>
> Media Library Overview
> https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bx7ZNEXlmR0IaXRTUHpCQURGTEE
>
> Media Library Motif/themes
> https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bx7ZNEXlmR0Ia3VBQU9RUDJkdWs
>
>
> One of the over arching goals of this is to put in a place a defined set
> of artifacts and work process so that collaboration can easily take place,
> for example.
> Volunteers can focus on content creation, without much if any concern on
> branding as the content would then be 'wrapped' into the branding by
> applying a theme and defined final presentation layout.
>
> The motif should also work for content such as video from conference
> presentations, use with video conferencing systems such as Google Hangouts
> and in the examples on Monday it will address the Google Hangouts use
> directly.
>
> Final note, when you look at the second document don't get too wrapped up
> with the secondary graphics, mostly it's just working out layout rules and
> the like.
>
> I will be back on-line again then on Monday, or possibly Tuesday next
> week, but no later then that.
>
> //drew
>
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 5:57 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On 8/2/13 10:30 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> > On 30/07/2013 Drew Jensen wrote:
>> >> I've been plowing ahead with my ideas here; not just as a single
>> activity
>> >> to produce one or two videos but rather to start a framework for a
>> >> project
>> >> multi-media resources library, from which multiple videos, for multiple
>> >> purposes, would be generated. It could also be used to generate themed
>> >> artifacts for fliers/presentations/artwork(wallpapers, etc) that tie in
>> >> with these videos.
>> >
>> > This is a great idea. The project can surely use better marketing
>> > materials, be it video chunks, screenshots, images, nice documents that
>> > show the new features...
>>
>> I agree it's a good idea and I had the same ... But I wasn't able to
>> finish my tests in time for the 4.0 release.
>>
>> But in general I think we should establish our own YouTube channel where
>> we provide screencasts and other media files on a regular basis.
>>
>> Important is that we use a common framework and Drew started in this
>> direction already.
>>
>> We need a common credit section for the end of all media files, with
>> some community info, links, donation info etc.
>>
>> A common intro section would also make sense, or maybe a collection of
>> 1-5 different including seasonal ones like a Christmas branded intro or
>> so.
>>
>> Screencast are better than a slideshow, at least if possible we should
>> trz to produce short screencast sections based on a script. And ideally
>> a native speaker with a good voice can provide a related spoken
>> explanation to the screencast (Drew's voice sounds well to me).
>>
>> >
>> >> For the 'community' category - These pieces:
>> >> CommunityBeforeCode_loop.mp4, suitable for use at a show table running
>> >> on a
>> >> laptop, voice over, no musical background - notice I did not tag this
>> >> with
>> >> a license.
>> >> AOO4_HotTamaleBaby.mp4 and hottamale.mp4 take that basic loop and add a
>> >> little party music.
>> >
>> > The result is nice, but the music covers the voice at times. Also, I
>> > would keep links very simple, so not openoffice.apache.org and not the
>> > full URL to the inner pages. I think it's "Community over code" and not
>> > "before code". For the rest, it's impressive to see how the single
>> > chunks can be rearranged to target different use cases. The voiceover is
>> > good and clear.
>>
>> we can have both music sections (with hopefully different music ;-)) and
>> voice over sections where a clear voice give explanations.
>>
>> >
>> >> So, my vision would be to at the end deliver, somehow, for the
>> >> projects use
>> >> an ISO with all the files used to produce the works, this would
>> >> include the
>> >> OpenShot and Pitivi (and other) project files, it would include some
>> >> instructions (which we would build as we do this) on how to make use
>> >> of the
>> >> material.
>> >
>> > This would be perfect. At the moment we don't have many OpenOffice 4
>> > specific materials, so any well-done videos/graphics are welcome.
>>
>> yes and with some more experience it should be really fun to produce
>> stuff like this ... I tried to play with iMovie on my Mac (see my very
>> first attempts http://people.apache.org/~jsc/test/AOO40_Test.mov) and I
>> just played around a bit...
>>
>> Juergen
>>
>>
>>
>> >> What I would hope could be done, if the good folks at source forge are
>> >> willing which I expect hey would be, is to generate a small and
>> changing
>> >> over time set of videos and have these dished out to users in round
>> robin
>> >> fashion.
>> >
>> > This is stuff that we could also use on the main openoffice.orgwebsite,
>> > not only on the download site.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >   Andrea.
>> >
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