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How to shoot a fundraising video

I worked in corporate video production for years (including at NASA in Silicon Valley) before I transitioned to copywriting and videos for the nonprofit niche. Back in the day, I worked as a writer, producer, editor and sometimes director. But I usually had an excellent videographer to work with and I rarely had to worry about shooting anything myself.

But that all changed when I suddenly had the opportunity to fly to Africa and capture the hearing clinics put on by the Entheos Audiology Cooperative in the remote Chibombo region of Zambia.

Of course, I said yes! And then immediately wondered how in the heck was I going to pull that off? (more…)