This video is part of an ABC Open tutorial series on how to make a mini-documentary.

Tutorials in this series are:
- Equipment to make a short video
- How to script and storyboard
- Choosing an interview location
- Before the interview
- How to do an interview
- Getting the shots to tell your story
- How to shoot hand held
- Using a tripod


To watch all these and more tutorials visit the ABC Open Tutorials Channel
vimeo.com/channels/abcopentutorials

View ‘Double vision’ the finished mini-documentary on identical twins and surfing sisters, Audrey and Grace Styman-Lane who feature in these tutorials.
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‘Double vision’ was created for ABC Open’s sporting project 110%.
open.abc.net.au/projects/110

ABC Open offers opportunities across web, radio and TV for videos and mini documentaries made by Australians living in regional communities.

Check out our great projects at abc.net.au/open

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ABC Open is a place where regional communities in Australia connect and share stories on the ABC through photos, words, sound and video.

Here at Open’s tutorial channel you can find videos that will assist you in learning the skills to tell your stories digitally.

ABC Open producers based in regional towns around Australia are also on hand to help you get started with face to face workshops. You can find them by following the links to your region at abc.net.au/open

We invite you to get involved.

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  • Alexander Hartveld

    I love how a seagull flies into the shot and exits the shot the moment Ben says "I also want to let action enter and exit the frame", the little details :)

    by Alexander Hartveld

  • Lynette Oxley

    Great tips!

    by Lynette Oxley

  • ABC Open Sth Coast & Tablelands

    Oh excellent work. I applaud you both. You've maintained the KISS approach and added a ton of love. I'm looking forward to sharing these tutorials with my workshop participants ASAP!

    by ABC Open Sth Coast & Tablelands

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