Downloads and resources

Releases

We recommend a subject release be filled out when using a person's image or voice in photography and video for communications and marketing purposes. As a general rule, if you are photographing or taking video of a single person or a small group of people that are identifiable, you should have them sign a release form.

Video bumpers and YouTube end screen

The UVic Edge Brand Guidelines websites contains information about using UVic's official video bumpers and end screen.

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Additional resources

Visit the UVic video blog for more resources and tips related to video equipment, shooting video, sourcing music and photos, storytelling, and much more.

Creating an Instagram story

January 16, 2018
As part of a social media campaign to encourage entries for my video contest (Research Reels), I created an Instagram Story. As this is new territory for me, I consulted with UVic’s social media wiz, Jes Scott, who gave mea tonne of advice on how students...
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Gear recommendations

September 26, 2017
Advice from a professional videographer on the best equipment from beginner to advanced.BeginnerIf you’ve never shot video before and want a good still camera to boot with lots of zoom flexibility, try the Sony RX100. $450 USIntermediateA lightweight but...
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73 places to get free photos

April 12, 2017
Fact: Compelling images garner more clicks. You may not have a high-flying budget to pay for pricey stock photos for your business. But you need not worry—the list below provides the gamut ofroyalty-free image websites for both personal and commercial use....
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