Wokrshop # 5 — PSAs

10 Nov

Public service announcements. You’ve heard them before– on the radio, on the television, on Facebook ads. They are a great way to help advocate causes ranging from education reform to disease research to humanitarian philanthropies. These are some examples:

“This is your brain on drugs”

The Trevor Project — It Gets Better Campaign

Art is Education

UK texting and driving PSA

In class today, you will be scripting your own 1 minute PSA, which will be either in video or audio form. For homework tonight, you will record your PSA and post it to your blog.

Here’s a tutorial video on how to upload videos to WordPress: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW58S9zwq-E (It’s a similar strategy for audio).

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