Make sure your video is no more than six minutes long. We want to hear your unique style and voice- make sure your video is a conversation. Adjust sounds volumes if needed. If you choose to include music, make sure we can still hear dialogue. If some parts of your video are difficult to hear, […]
Tips and tricks by Sylvie Wise and Liz Hoffmeyer Try making a practice recording before your interview so that you’re familiar with your equipment. Carefully set up your camera during your interview, so you get a clear shot of your tradition bearer. Try setting down the camera on a flat surface, so it doesn’t shake! […]
Hello! Who knows what a folklorist does? I do! I’m Jim and I have traveled around the world in my job as a folklorist. Watch this short video to get ready for the Challenge. Use the space below to chat with me. I’d love to help you with the Challenge and answer any questions you […]
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Share your experience with other student Folklorists! Tell about the tradition you chose and your tradition bearer. Share your best interview questions and fieldwork experiences.