Demonstration Video

In this project, students will create a 4-5 minute video that demonstrates a step-by-step process. The topic can be cooking, crafts, or something active in which the person in your video needs show the process.

Jamie Oliver example
  • Video a mixture of video angles and shots based on practice in class.
  • Introduction transition and credits
  • List of Materials listed as text in the video.
  • Step by step instructions either written or can be voice over.
  • Music and natural sounds while creating the demonstration example.


  1. Research demonstration videos. Going to Vimeo or Youtube to find how-to videos that you find interesting. Think about what you want to create in your video. Note: You can be the star in your video or have other actors star in your video.
  2. Fill out a proposal and storyboard for your demonstration video idea. Make sure you make a timeline include dates and plans for inside and outside of class.
  3. GO out and Film! Take a tripod and phone mount. Record video and bring in video footage to edit in class. (Think about a variety of camera angles and shots)
  5. Open Premiere Pro (iMovie or Adobe Rush): Import your video footage. Sequence settings on HDV 1080i.
  6. On the timeline include a Title, transitions, introduction, body, final product shot, and credits. Also, make sure you have a mixture of audio: speaking instructions and music.
  7. The video should include L and J cuts, fade, and black out transitions as we discussed in class.
  8. Export video to youtube and your google drive. Upload to Weebly site and add an artist statement.