What kind of stories go well with video?

Angela Grant at News Videographer has listed some char­ac­ter­is­tics of sto­ries that work well with video. These slam-dunk video sto­ries should have:

  • Lots of move­ment and action
  • Something peo­ple just want to see
  • Emotion

Of course, these char­ac­ter­is­tics are obvi­ous, but Grant includes sev­eral exam­ples of each kind of story beneath the list items. It’s worth check­ing out the list of links.

Originally published on another of my blogs on May 5, 2009


One thought on “What kind of stories go well with video?

  1. Dear Michael,

    Thanks for posting a link to my blog! I still think the tips in that post are handy, but your readers may also be interested in subsequent information that I learned after analyzing video views. People overwhelmingly gravitate to news videos and sports videos. A well done feature can still attract a large audience; but this new info may change how your readers decide what is worth the time and effort to create a video. Here’s the info.

    Angela (Grant) Morris

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