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Lucid Guys on Internet Marketing #15 – Making Videos Part 3

13 October 2010 No Comment

Part 15 in a series of Internet Marketing videos featuring David Congreave and his assistant Beth Rudkin. This week David and Bethany continue their discussion on making videos.

To ask David and Beth an Internet Marketing question, send an email to video@davidcongreave.com

DAVID
Hi I’m David Congreave and this is my assistant Bethany Rudkin. Today we’re using a handheld camcorder effect to create a video that appears to be more edgy, more fun, and less scripted.

BETHANY
Plus, organising the set is a pain in the…

DAVID Interrupting
Yes, quite. We also feel that previous videos were too scripted so we’re also going to make the content, and our conversations, more free-form.

BETHANY
You never know what we’re going to say next. It’s crazy!

DAVID
So Bethany, what can we teach the viewers today?

BETHANY
Hang on, let me check the script.

DAVID
Ha Ha! Very funny.

BETHANY
No really, I’ve got it right here. You don’t think anyone’s going to buy that this is ad-libbed. It’s obvious that it’s still scripted.

DAVID
I don’t think it’s obvious, couldn’t you have at least pretended, at least tried to make it appear that we weren’t reading a script?

BETHANY
No.

DAVID
Why not?

BETHANY
Because the script says I’m supposed to show you the script.

DAVID
What?

BETHANY
Look. See.

DAVID
So just because it’s on the script, you have to follow it exactly? So if it told you to say you have a crush on Justin Bieber, you’d say it?

BETHANY
I do have a crush on Justin Bieber.

DAVID
Really?

BETHANY
No! That’s just what the script says!

DAVID
OK. OK… how long have we been talking now?

BETHANY
About two minutes.

DAVID
Have we said anything useful yet?

BETHANY
No.

DAVID
OK – come up with something, quickly.

BETHANY
Like what?

DAVID
I don’t know – what does the script say.

BETHANY
Always write a script before filming. It saves you a lot of time and energy.

DAVID
That’s true. So do you think we should keep using scripts in future?

BETHANY
No.

DAVID
Why not?

BETHANY
Because the script told me to say that!

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