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Source : WITNESS
The Basic Practices section of the Video as Evidence Field Guide is aimed at helping eyewitnesses and activists safely, ethically and effectively use video to document abuses and support the process of bringing perpetrators to justice and freeing...
Source : Video Volunteers
A training manual for empowering adolescent girls with video skills, produced for the Global Fund for Children.
Source : WITNESS
What is a video format? A codec? What do 1080 and 720 refer to? What about “i” and “p”?In this video, archivist and writer of WITNESS’ award winning guide, Yvonne Ng, provides an overview of the key technical characteristics of digital video for...
Source : WITNESS
Advocacy campaigns can take time to achieve results, so it’s important that your videos remain available after they are filmed. Moreover, videos that are kept intact and authentic are more trustworthy and usable in contexts like human rights reports...
Source : WITNESS
A brief explanation of metadata and safety tips for activists. What is video metadata, where can it come from, and how useful (or harmful) is it to activists and their advocacy work?
Source : WITNESS
Video for Change: A Guide for Advocacy and Activism (2005/Pluto Press, UK) is based on WITNESS' work with video advocacy and that of other leading video advocates worldwide. This book is a must-read for human rights, environmental, and social...


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WITNESS is launching a short 5-10 minute online survey to evaluate their Archive Guide and their three Archiving for Activist videos. They are hoping to cast a net far and wide to reach activists who have read and/or used the Archive Guide, or who...
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