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The Basics of Video Creation (on a Shoestring) for Advocacy and Engagement

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77 K Street, NE · Washington, DC

How to find us

There will be someone in the entrance to let you up to the 8th floor.

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Come hear from your colleagues in the advocacy and engagement industry on how to create videos on a shoestring budget.

Speakers will cover three areas of video creation from how to create a compelling message, to secrets of production and editing, to what types of equipment or software is needed.


6:00 - 6:30 Meet & Greet / Introductions

6:30 - 7:00 Video storytelling and messaging: Mike Kondratick (See3 Communications)

7:00 - 7:30 The secrets of production/editing: Sue O'Hora (Henninger Media Services)

7:30 - 8:00 Can I use my iPhone? Basic hardware/software needs: Adam Nelson (Innovation Advocacy)

8:00 - ? Networking

About The Speakers:

Mike Kondratick, See3's Director of Strategy, has been helping non-profits with their issue advocacy challenges for more than a decade. Mike heads-up our Washington, D.C., office, helping our clients design custom online outreach programs to build their audience and maximize their advocacy and fundraising potential. Prior to coming to See3, Mike lead the advocacy program at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), where he helped to secure over $1 billion in funding for type 1 diabetes research.

Sue O'Hora is an Account Executive and Production Manager with Henninger Media Services. In this role, she works with clients to budget for, plan and execute original productions. Henninger Media Services is an industry-leading video production and post-production house located in Arlington, VA with a 30 year history of award-winning work for clients from the broadcast, political, non-profit and communications industries.

Adam Nelson is the Principal of Innovation Advocacy, where he focuses on political outreach. Prior to Innovation Advocacy, he led political and PAC campaigns for Express Scripts. He previously held political outreach and state advocacy positions Exelon Corporation, American College of Cardiology, American Institute of CPAs, among others. Adam holds a B.A. in Government from Franklin & Marshall College.