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CITL & The Berkley Center present:

Video Pitch Workshops:
Note: You only need to register for one. The same content will be covered in both sessions.

Session 1:
Thursday, November 7
4:00 - 5:30pm
Presenters: Maya Georgieva, Katelyn Lemay, and Helena Wentworth
Location: KMC 3-110

Session 2: Thursday, November 7
5:30 - 7:00pm
Presenters: Maya Georgieva, Katelyn Lemay, and Helena Wentworth
Location: KMC 3-80

Session 3: Friday, November 8
Time: 2:30 - 4:00pm
Presenters: Maya Georgieva, Katelyn Lemay, and Helena Wentworth
Location: KMC 4-110

Session 4: Friday, November 8
Time: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Presenters: Maya Georgieva, Katelyn Lemay, and Helena Wentworth
Location: KMC 5-90

Producing An Effective Video to Pitch Your Idea

An intensive hands-on training program designed to equip you with the skills you need to pitch your project idea using video. In this 90 minute session, you will learn how to produce a short video slideshow with audio. This bootcamp is designed for beginners or those with limited multimedia skills, and will implement techniques that can be used with a wide range of video tools.

Workshop Slides - Coming Soon

Screenflow icon
Powerful, easy-to-use screencasting software for the Mac.
Important: The software runs on Mac computers only.
Bring your Mac to the workshop!
Workshop Takeaways

Main takeaway: Students will take away best practices on communicating ideas alongside visual information using video. They will also learn how to utilize screencasting software to package and distribute presentations for viewing by peers and potential partners.

Skills students will learn:
  • Record your screen and capture PowerPoint slides, software demos, web pages, and more.
  • Edit your screen recordings and camera video by cutting, splicing, and combining clips with the powerful, yet easy to use, video editor
  • Import camera video, music, photos, and more to truly enhance your screen recordings
  • Customize your screen recordings and videos with transitions, audio effects, callouts, annotations, and more
  • Easily share videos that your viewers can watch anywhere

Workshop Agenda

  1. The Berkley Center video project guidelines
  2. The importance of storytelling in honing your video pitch
  3. The power of video as a medium
  4. Storyboarding and how to do it
  5. Examples and critiques of short videos
  6. Best practices for creating a successful pitch video
  7. Introduction to Screenflow (for details see Screenflow worksheet)
  8. Distributing and sharing your video
  9. Licensing
  10. Practice and Q&A Session


MGeorgieva Maya Georgieva
Associate Director of Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
New York University Stern School
Tisch Hall, 5th floor
44 West Fourth Street
New York, NY 10012
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Maya Georgieva is the Asst. Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Maya provides strategic leadership to advance academic initiatives that transform the teaching-learning environment. She has spearheaded the implementation of learning design and technology, learning spaces, blended learning and faculty development. Her most recent work and projects focus on design thinking and the innovative use of mobile technology and game design to foster higher levels of student engagement. In her role at Stern, Maya also works to foster institutional and external partnerships.

In 2010 - 2011, in partnership with XanEdu Publishing I lead the iPad pilot at Stern. The project was recognized with the Campus Technology Innovator Award for our collaboration on designing a student centered iPad App. Campus Technology annually recognizes visionary projects in the Teaching and Learning category for pioneering learning design/instructional design; immersive technologies; social software, Web 2.0 and mobile learning.

Her work has been featured at EDUCAUSE, Sloan-C, EdMEDIA, New Media Consortium (NMC) and Campus Technology. In summer 2013 Maya was invited at the annual NMC to deliver one of the signature Five Minutes of Fame talks. The talk focused on innovation in education and is available to view at:

KLemay Katelyn Lemay
Educational Technologist

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall, 5th Floor
44 West Fourth Street
New York, NY 10012
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Katelyn Lemay worked with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning as a Student Fellow for three years and has joined the team full-time as the Educational Technologist. In the past she has collaborated with faculty to create interactive maps for study tours and has assisted the team with Blackboard and classroom technology. In her position as Educational Technologist, Katelyn continues her work with NYU Classes and classrooms and she responds to faculty questions and requests. Katelyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in French and Linguistics from NYU in May 2012 and hopes to continue her education while she works with the CITL.

HWentworth Helena Wentworth
CITL Student Fellow
Helena Wentworth has worked as a student assistant with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning for the past three years. She is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Urban Design and Architecture Studies. In addition, Helena has worked as a front-end developer and software developer intern. She is currently working with a start-up to help develop and implement their user interface. In her spare time, Helena enjoys playing the cello, baking (mostly pies), and exploring the city.

JAkbar Junaid Akbar
CITL Student Fellow

Developing an Effective Pitch
Music & Media Libraries
Creating a Short Video
Sharing Your Video

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