Online Program

Using high quality images and sound to enhance messages

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Gary R. Black, BA, Mecklenburg County Health Department, Mecklenburg County Public Information, Charlotte, NC
Video productions designed for the dissemination of health messages can suffer from the use of poor quality video and/or audio resulting in a lost opportunity to communicate with the intended audience. By taking advantage of certain tricks and tips for the creation and post-production of high quality imagery, video, and audio, health communication and health education practitioners can optimize their messages.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
LIST two tips on how to improve imagery in video productions, two tips on creating high quality video DESCRIBE 2 methods of acquiring high quality audio through the use of hardware and 1 method of improving audio through the use of free software to enhance the quality of the messages.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Co-Founder APHA Film Festival, over 20 years experience in health communication at a local health department in Charlotte, NC. Award winning producer of health communication products.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.