Planning to Preserve Video for Human Rights

Advocacy campaigns can take time to achieve results, so it’s important that your videos remain available after they are filmed. Moreover, videos that are kept intact and authentic are more trustworthy and usable in contexts like human rights reports or courtrooms.In...

What is Video Metadata?

A brief explanation of metadata and safety tips for activists. What is video metadata, where can it come from, and how useful (or harmful) is it to activists and their advocacy work?

Video as Evidence: Tech Tools – Transferring Files

This section of the Video as Evidence Field Guide covers basic tips for securely transferring video files from one party to another. You’ll find tips for sharing footage offline, as well as recommended tools for online sharing.Find additional video...

Transferring Human Rights Video Online

This chart provides a comparison of popular services/systems for electronically transferring video from one place to another. Includes considerations for how to best protect the authenticity, integrity and usability of human rights footage.Learn more about...
Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video

Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video

Archiving is a range of practices  to preserve and store content for future accessibility. This guide walks a video activist through the stages and steps in archiving digital video content.Developed by WITNESS, this website has key concepts and tip sheets on...