Video as Evidence Field Guide

At the core of WITNESS is our steadfast conviction that video is a uniquely powerful tool for human rights change. But citizen video doesn’t often reach a standard for it to be considered legal evidence; and simultaneously, legal systems around the world have been...

Video as Evidence: Developing a Collection Plan

This section of the Video as Evidence Field Guide explains how a Collection Plan can help investigators and lawyers communicate their needs to frontline activists so the footage activists collect can better support a legal case. It is an advanced practice for...

Concealing Identity Techniques

This video covers general techniques for concealing the identity of your interview subject, with a focus on using a window and manual functions to create a silhouette effect. While the video provides technical instructions for using the Canon HF M32, the...

Video Production Basics

Basic tips for creating aesthetically appealing videos, including framing your shots and setting up interviews.