Getting Started with Screencasting and Video Tutorials

  • Workshop / Interactive Session
  • Software Documentation
  • 10. June
  • 09:30 - 11:00 o'clock (CET)
  • | Online
  • finished
  • Presentation Slides
  •  Anton Bollen

    Anton Bollen

    • TechSmith Corporation

Takeaways

Screencasts are a popular and effective medium for documenting software steps and onboarding users. The task of creating these videos often falls on technical communicators, but it can feel overwhelming to get started and find ways to level up those skills quickly. There are many factors to consider, but which ones matter the most and how do you start?

Content

Following an introduction to the workflow and best practices for creating screencasts, workshop attendees will be taken on an interactive journey where their live input will decide the editing and outcome of an actual screencast.

Prior knowledge

This session is targeted at beginners and requires no prior knowledge.

Speaker

 Anton Bollen

Anton Bollen

  • TechSmith Corporation
Biography

As a Customer & Market Strategist with a background in instructional design, Anton Bollen works closely with TechSmith's European user base to support companies in the creation and use of images and videos in their technical communication. He is based in Berlin.